Almost Famous

Almost Famous

In series two of Almost Famous, Barnaby explores the subject of fame with guests who’ve experienced it themselves, and asks them how it has affected their own journey, as well as the lives of those around them. In the first series of Almost Famous, Barnaby chatted to guests who also grew up with famous family members and asked how it affected their journeys through life. If you like what you hear please click the subscribe button, send us any thoughts or questions you have in the comments section and rate the podcast out of 5 stars. Thanks so much for listening! Follow Almost Famous on: Twitter: @podalmostfamous Instagram: almostfamousthepodcast More info at www.almostfamousthepodcast.com Enquiries: almostpodcastfamous@gmail.com Recorded in The Podcast Lounge at Factory Studios, London Produced by Radioville (Radioville.co.uk) For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy... Show More

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Sports presenter Max Rushden talks about punting in Cambridge, his Blue Peter screen test and getting, then losing, the presenter job on Sky Sports show Soccer AM.



In series two of Almost Famous, Barnaby explores the subject of fame with guests who’ve experienced it themselves, and asks them how it has affected their own journey, as well as the lives of those around them.



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Comedian Rhys James is a regular on BBC1's Mock The Week and tells us why he thinks he's a writer comedian rather than a performer comic, why he hasn't yet seen a therapist and gives us his thoughts on fame.



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Comedian Clive Anderson talks about becoming famous while still working as a barrister, his run in with The Bee Gees and how he felt when he was told that he was losing his BBC1 talk show.



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Former GMTV television presenter Penny Smith talks about the humiliation that comes with losing your job when you're famous, as well as her love of travelling, hiking and bumping into Dustin Hoffman on purpose.



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Manchester City, Chelsea and England footballer Shaun Wright-Phillips discusses what it was like growing up with Arsenal striker Ian Wright for a father and how fame then affected his own life when he made it as a professional too.



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Comedian Matt Richardson discusses how he fell into a career as a TV presenter. He also talks in depth about how Caroline Flack became his mentor and close friend after they worked together on The Xtra Factor.



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Barnaby talks to actor, writer and producer Ralf Little about his experiences of fame from his early days on The Royle Family, through to now as he takes on the lead role in BBC1 hit drama Death in Paradise.



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February 18, 2020 1 min

In series two of Almost Famous, Barnaby explores the subject of fame with guests who’ve experienced it themselves, and asks them how it has affected their own journey, as well as the lives of those around them.



In the first series of Almost Famous, Barnaby Slater chatted to guests who also grew up with famous family members and asked how it affected their journeys through life.



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In the final episode of season one of Almost Famous, Barnaby is interviewed about his own experience of growing up around fame by comedian, author, screenwriter, television presenter and Barnaby's football teammate David Baddiel.



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The late, great Ronnie Corbett was a British national treasure for his work as a comedian and comedy actor. In this episode his actor daughter Sophie discusses what an amazing man, father and inspiration he was.



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Bob Hoskins was a legendary Hollywood actor, famous for roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Mona Lisa and Hook amongst many others. His writer and actor daughter Rosa Hoskins discusses what it was like growing up with him, what she learned from him and how hard it has been to get to grips with her grief after losing him.



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Actress Rosalind Blessed is daughter to one of the best loved actors the UK has ever produced, Brian Blessed. She discusses what it was like to be the daughter of two actor parents and how growing up around her father's fame has affected her own career, relationships and mental health.



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Actress Lucy Briers is the daughter of one of the UK's most successful ever actors Richard Briers. In this episode she tells us how people thought she grew up on the set of The Good Life, why her dad was a huge risk-taker with his career and how Kenneth Branagh had such a huge role to play in her family's lives.



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December 13, 2019 72 min

Comedian Elliot Steel discusses what it's like having a Father in the same industry, how growing up around fame turned him into a narcissist and reveals he wishes his dad Mark Steel was even more famous than he is; in fact ideally he'd be George Clooney.



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Phoebe Eclair-Powell is a writer for theatre and television whose mother, Jenny Eclair, is one of the most successful British comedians of the past thirty years. In this episode Phoebe discusses sometimes feeling like she had to pretend not to be related to her mum, how proud she is of her mother being sacked from the TV show Loose Women and the times when she used to receive job offers that were meant for Phoebe Waller-Bridge.



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Rhodri Giggs discusses what it's like being brother to the Premier League and Manchester United's most decorated ever player Ryan Giggs, including discussing Ryan's eight year affair with his wife, tabloid accusations of drug dealing and spending time in prison.



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Grace Campbell is a comedian with zero interest in getting involved in politics, even though her Dad is Tony Blair’s former right-hand man Alastair Campbell. Grace tells Barnaby how her Dad reacts when she s**t talks the Blair government, how she could never be nice to Jacob Rees Mogg’s kids if she met them and why she wishes Benedict Cumberbatch hadn’t played Dominic Cummings on screen.



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Actress Nicola Wren discusses what it was like growing up as the younger sister of Coldplay's Chris Martin, including how Meryl Streep once asked Gwyneth Paltrow if she could be Nicola’s babysitter and the moment the tabloids claimed Nicola had £2.5m in the bank when she was actually down to her last £40.



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November 8, 2019 2 min

Barnaby Slater explains what to expect from Almost Famous and why the show came about.



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