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Sue Perkins invites a series of special guests for an intimate chat about their lives, passions and career as they strip away formalities and indulge in some good old fashioned conversation.

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22: Emma Thompson

Two time Academy Award winner Dame Emma Thompson is one of Britains most celebrated actors as well as being a human rights and environmentalism activist. Harrys.com/hour June's Journey -  http://onelink.to/ykz5f2 All the music in this episode is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, go and check out more from ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify and YouTube you can also find him on social media. Produced by Dan Quick

1hr 2mins

4 Nov 2020

Rank #1

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3: Asim Chaudhry

Asim Chaudhry is best known for playing Chabuddy G in the mockumentary series People Just Do Nothing. Asim and Sue discuss the origins of the Bafta Award winning comedy and what influenced the creation of Chabudz. The music in this episode is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, you can check out more of ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify. This episode contains adult language and themes. Produced by Dan Quick

1hr 8mins

17 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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4: Stewart Lee

Comedian, writer and director, Stewart Lee is one of the most revered stand-ups in Britain.  Stewart will be on tour from late 2019 through the first half of 2020. His new book ‘March of the Lemmings’ is available now, you can find out more at - https://www.stewartlee.co.uk/ The music in this episode is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, go and check out more from ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify. This episode contains adult language and themes. Produced by Dan Quick

1hr 13mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #3

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16: Florence Pugh

Florence Pugh is one of Hollywoods most exciting young actors. At 18 she starred in The Falling and has since gone on to have roles in Lady Macbeth, Fighting with My Family and most recently Little Women for which she received both Oscar and BAFTA nominations. Florence will next be seen alongside Scarlett Johansson in Marvels Black Widow. All the music in this episode is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, go and check out more from ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify and follow him on social media. and This episode is sponsored by https://grassandco.com/pages/hour and tails.com/sueperkins Produced by Dan Quick

1hr 10mins

8 Jul 2020

Rank #4

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10: Best Of Season 1

In this episode we revisit the best bits of season 1, from Sue educating Mary on ‘What a podcast is’ to Asim Chaudhry talking about the origins of Chabuddy G. All the music in this episode and this series is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, go and check out more from ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify. Produced by Dan Quick

46mins

7 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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9: Tim Harford

Tim Harford is an economist, journalist and broadcaster. He is author of “Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy”, “Messy”, and the million-selling “The Undercover Economist” Check out Tim’s latest podcast ‘Cautionary Tales’ where ever you get your podcasts from.  All the music in this episode is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, go and check out more from ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify. Produced by Dan Quick

1hr 4mins

28 Nov 2019

Rank #6

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8: Armando Iannucci

Creator of ‘The Thick of It’ and ‘Veep’, writer / director of ‘In the Loop and The Death of Stalin Armando Iannucci really doesn’t need an introduction. This conversation was recorded in the summer of 2017. Armando’s latest film ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ is scheduled to be released on the 24th January in the UK and the 8th May in the US. All the music in this episode is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, go and check out more from ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify. This episode contains adult content and language Produced by Dan Quick

56mins

21 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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7: Adam Buxton

A pioneer of the podcast medium, Adam Buxton forms half of the duo Adam and Joe with film maker Joe Cornish. Having started in 2015 'The Adam Buxton Podcast' is one of the most popular UK podcasts in the charts today. Search for it where ever you get your podcasts from.  All the music in this episode is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, go and check out more from ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify. This episode contains adult content and language. Produced by Dan Quick

1hr 9mins

14 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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6: Mae Martin

Performing comedy since the age of 13, Mae was something of a prodigy receiving her first Canadian Comedy Award nomination at the age of 15 and making her TV debut at 16. Mae moved to the UK in 2011 and has been seen regularly on BBC3, Channel 4 as well as writing for BBC Radio 4. She has recently finished production on her new show ‘Feel Good’ which will be available early next year on Channel 4 and Netflix. You can find out more at https://www.maemartin.net/ The music in this episode is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, go and check out more from ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify. This episode contains adult language and themes. Produced by Dan Quick

1hr 3mins

7 Nov 2019

Rank #9

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5: John Lloyd

As the producer behind Spitting Image, QI, Blackadder and The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy John Lloyd has an unrivalled CV. During this conversation Sue and John discuss not only his career in TV and Radio but also education, children and consciousness. The music in this episode is by ‘Waiting For Smith’, you can check out more of ‘Waiting For Smith’ on Spotify. Produced by Dan Quick

1hr 5mins

31 Oct 2019

Rank #10