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S3 Episode 4 - Rhys Lewis - Singer Songwriter

S3 Episode 4 - Rhys Lewis - Singer Songwriter

May 28, 2020

Ali Jones is back talking to our best-loved creatives about how they caught their breaks. This week Ali chats to Singer-Songwriter Rhys Lewis. Oxfordshire-born Rhys has enjoyed tens of millions of streams on Spotify and is releasing his debut album Things I Chose To Remember on the 10th of July. His songs including No Right To Love You and Be Your Man showcase the honest intimacy of his writing. In lockdown, he's already writing his second album, as he isolates in a caravan behind his recording studio! This WDIAGR episode is sponsored by Pearson.

S3 Episode 3 - Louise Kiely - Casting Director of Normal People

S3 Episode 3 - Louise Kiely - Casting Director of Normal People

May 20, 2020

Ali Jones is back talking to our best-loved creatives about how they caught their breaks. This week Ali chats to the Casting Director of BBC's Normal People, Louise Kiely. Louise trained in law and worked as an actor before founding Louise Kiely Casting in Ireland. She talks to Ali about hunting for the 'right fit' - from Rory McIlroy child lookalikes for commercials, to the talents of Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal. This WDIAGR episode is sponsored by Pearson.

 

S3 - Episode 2 - Suzanne Heathcote - Head Writer of Killing Eve

S3 - Episode 2 - Suzanne Heathcote - Head Writer of Killing Eve

May 14, 2020

Ali Jones is back talking to our best-loved creatives about how they caught their breaks. This week Ali chats to the Showrunner of Killing Eve, Suzanne Heathcote. Suzanne is a British screenwriter who has spent much of her career in the US, writing for shows including Fear The Walking Dead and Seeahead of embracing the role of Head Writer and Executive Producer for Killing Eve's third season. This WDIAGR episode is sponsored by Pearson.

 

S3 Episode 1 - Guy Chambers - Songwriter, Producer & Musician

S3 Episode 1 - Guy Chambers - Songwriter, Producer & Musician

May 7, 2020

Ali Jones is back talking to our best-loved creatives about how they caught their breaks. This week Ali chats to Songwriter, Producer and Musician Guy Chambers. Guy is the writer behind songs we all know from film, dance floors and radio classics including Robbie Williams' Angels and Let Me Entertain You. More recently, Guy co-wrote the score with Robbie, for David Walliams' acclaimed RSC musical The Boy in The Dress.

The Best of Series WDIAGR Series One - S3 Starts Thursday!

The Best of Series WDIAGR Series One - S3 Starts Thursday!

May 4, 2020

WDIAGR is back for Series 3 this Thursday 7th May - wahoo! To celebrate, here's the best of our first series - featuring tales from actress Kate Fleetwood, novelist Clare Mackintosh, playwright Tariq Jordan, sports commentator Rob Walker and artist Tom Croft.

Sponsored by Pearson.

S2 Episode 6 - Saira Khan - TV Presenter & Personality

S2 Episode 6 - Saira Khan - TV Presenter & Personality

February 27, 2020

Ali Jones talks to some of our best-loved creatives about how they caught their break. This week Ali chats to TV presenter Saira Khan. Saira is a self-made business woman who came to our screens in the first ever series of The Apprentice. Today, she presents on Loose Women, has fronted various documentaries and is an official advocate for UN Women UK's #Drawaline campaign.

S2 Episode 5 - Tom Swarbrick - LBC Presenter & former Head of Broadcast at Number 10

S2 Episode 5 - Tom Swarbrick - LBC Presenter & former Head of Broadcast at Number 10

February 20, 2020

Ali Jones talks to some of our best-loved creatives about how they caught their break. This week Ali chats to LBC presenter Tom Swarbrick. Named National Journalist of the Year in 2014, Tom presents the Late Show on LBC, where he was previously chief correspondent. He's also worked for Theresa May as former Head of Broadcast at Number 10.

S2 Episode 4 - Maddy Anholt - Actress, comedian, writer, broadcaster

S2 Episode 4 - Maddy Anholt - Actress, comedian, writer, broadcaster

February 13, 2020

Ali Jones talks to some of our best-loved creatives about how they caught their break. This week Ali chats to Irish/Iranian actress, comedian, writer, presenter and broadcaster...it's Maddy Anholt! Maddy's shows have been listed for countless awards, she's enjoyed sell out runs at the Soho Theatre and she's currently touring her latest gem: 'How To Train Your Psychopath'

 

S2 Episode 3 - Kate Clanchy - Poet

S2 Episode 3 - Kate Clanchy - Poet

February 6, 2020

Ali Jones talks to some of our best-loved creatives about how they caught their break. This week Ali chats to poet Kate Clanchy. Whilst her own writing has won a litany of awards, Kate dedicates much of her time to teaching young writers. She is the author of Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me and editor of England Poems From A School.

S2 Episode 2 - Oliver Holt - Chief Sports Writer of The Mail on Sunday

S2 Episode 2 - Oliver Holt - Chief Sports Writer of The Mail on Sunday

January 30, 2020

Ali Jones talks to some of our best-loved creatives about how they caught their break. This week Ali chats to Chief Sports Writer of The Mail on Sunday, Oliver Holt. From the tragic death of F1 champ Ayrton Senna, to the ecstatic moment that Murray won Wimbledon - Oliver has covered some of sport's biggest highs and lows.

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