Are you in search of your next fix of podcast recommendations? Look no further than the podCAST Castaway, the podcast about podcasts. Hosted by broadcaster, performer, chancer and podcast lover Laura Whitmore, Laura is on a mission to uncover the best podcasts out there by interviewing a celebrity guest every week about what they're listening to. Whether you're looking for podcasts about mental health, comedy, love, crime or your next fictional series to binge listen to, Laura's guests have got you covered.
In this new season of Castaway - Laura Whitmore is back and joined by some very special guests for Season 4. In this first episode, Laura speaks to KSI, YouTuber, Pro-Gamer, Boxer or as Laura says 'someone who does it all'. With a cool 33 million followers to his name and over a decade of content creation, KSI is now making waves in the music scene, his latest single 'Don't Play' with Anne-Marie reached number 2 in the UK charts earlier this year. Laura unpicks KSI's podcast listening habits as he brings a whole new list of YouTube native shows to our ears. An episode not to miss! KSI's recommendations include: True Geordie No Jumper What’s Good Podcast Wafflin Podcast Happy Hour Podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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We're wrapping up this season with an incredibly influential podcaster and author Dolly Alderton. Before announcing the end of the much-loved show The High Low, Laura had a chance to pick the brains of one of the most successful British podcast hosts about what podcasts she loves to listen to - from Fortunately with Fi and Jane - to the lighthearted Adam Buxton Podcast. Laura also speaks with Dolly about her her most recent novel - Ghosts. A warm, interesting and eloquent conversation between two podcast lovers. Podcasts in this episode include: Fortunately with Fi and Jane The High Low Guys we fucked Here's The Thing Soul Music The Adam Buxton Podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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In this week's episode of CASTaway, Laura welcomes Joss Stone - host of her debut podcast series A Cuppa Happy. Following a hugely successful music career and a world tour, Joss has now turned to podcasting interviewing the likes of Boy George and Wim Hof and unpicking what it is to be happy. Joss also shares some of her podcast favourites, including the likes of The Deliciously Ella Podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience and Stuff You Should Know - this episode has something for you all! Podcasts in this episode include: Stuff You Should Know with Chuck and Josh - Carrots Episode A Cuppa Happy The Joe Rogan Experience The Deliciously Ella Podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Today Laura is joined by OG podcaster, author and journalist - Emma Gannon. Emma started out the hugely popular Ctrl Alt Delete podcast back in 2016 and has been interviewing guests such as Elizabeth Gilbert, Ava DuVernay and Gillian Anderson on their careers and the choices they have made ever since. From the wonderfully warm and conversational shows like Nobody Panic to the thought provoking like Brene Brown's Unlocking Us and In Writing with Hattie Crisell, Emma shares the podcasts that saw her through this very strange year. Laura and Emma also chat about Emma's brilliant debut novel - Olive. Podcasts in this episode include: Nobody Panic Call Your Girlfriend Unlocking Us - Brene Brown Awards Chatter podcast In Writing - Hattie Crisell See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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You might know our guest from her break out role as Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter - and more recently, host of The Chickpeeps podcast. Laura is joined by fellow Irishwoman Evanna Lynch. Evanna’s recommendations are wonderfully varied including Not Today, Thank You with Jake Yapp, Juliet Allen in Authentic Sex and The Yikes Podcast with Mikaela Loach and Jo Becker - that talk about all those Yikes moments going on in the world right now. Laura and Evanna also chat about her vegan podcast The Chickpeeps which has had the likes of Fearne Cotton and fellow Harry Potter actress Bonnie Wright share their passion for plant-based. Podcasts in this episode include: The Chickpeeps The Yikes Podcast Not Today, Thank You by Jake Yapp Authentic Sex by Juliet Allen My Dad Wrote A Porno The Blindboy Podcast Anna Farris Unqualified See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10 December 2020 Finished