15 episodes

Legendary promoter Frank Warren. Huge guests. Hard-hitting conversation.

Frank Warren knows what it takes to build an empire from scratch. Now in his fifth decade as a boxing promoter, he’s learned a thing or two about what it takes to make your mark on the world. He’s been on the ropes and taken his fair share of blows, but he’s still standing… stronger and more ambitious than ever.

In Frank Warren’s Heavyweight Podcast, it’s Frank’s turn to spar with others who have reached the top in their areas – sport, journalism, politics, the restaurant trade and more.

We’ll hear how to get what you want from life, alongside stories guaranteed to shock and entertain.

This is a Listen Entertainment production.

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Legendary promoter Frank Warren. Huge guests. Hard-hitting conversation.

Frank Warren knows what it takes to build an empire from scratch. Now in his fifth decade as a boxing promoter, he’s learned a thing or two about what it takes to make your mark on the world. He’s been on the ropes and taken his fair share of blows, but he’s still standing… stronger and more ambitious than ever.

In Frank Warren’s Heavyweight Podcast, it’s Frank’s turn to spar with others who have reached the top in their areas – sport, journalism, politics, the restaurant trade and more.

We’ll hear how to get what you want from life, alongside stories guaranteed to shock and entertain.

This is a Listen Entertainment production.

    Series 1 wrap-up

    Series 1 wrap-up

    From Tyson Fury recorded in Las Vegas to Naseem Hamed speaking to us from his home, we’ve had 12 great guests across Series 1, plus a bonus episode with Frank Warren sharing some of his best stories. Now it’s time for a short pause.


    But first, join Frank and Adam as they look back at some of the highlights… and look forward to what happens next – both in boxing and on the podcast.


    Don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe… and see you soon for Series 2!


    Co-hosted by Adam Catterall.


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    • 5 min
    ‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed

    ‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed

    The Prince is in the house!


    Naseem Hamed was one of boxing's most prodigious, playful and charismatic stars, and the face of the sport at the turn of the millennium.


    In this conversation, Naz tells Frank about his meteoric rise to becoming a champion, his beef with Chris Eubank and what he most misses about getting in the ring.


    Co-hosted by Adam Catterall.


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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Gordon Ramsay

    Gordon Ramsay

    Gordon Ramsay is one of the world’s top chefs. He’s also a hugely popular TV personality, both in the UK and the US, thanks to shows such as Kitchen Nightmares, Hell’s Kitchen and Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip.


    In this conversation, Gordon and Frank talk about earning Michelin stars, keeping standards high, his early promise as a footballer… and the surprise ingredient he once found in a macaroni cheese dish.


    Co-hosted by Adam Catterall.


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    • 47 min
    Ray Winstone

    Ray Winstone

    An acting legend on the podcast today – the undisputed Daddy of British cinema, Ray Winstone.


    Talking to Frank from lockdown in Sicily, Ray gives his thoughts on films from Sexy Beast and Scum to Love, Honour and Obey and Nil by Mouth. He also covers his days as an amateur boxer and his love of West Ham.


    Co-hosted by Adam Catterall.


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    • 38 min
    Fred Sirieix

    Fred Sirieix

    Smooth, charismatic and always with a twinkle in his eye… but enough about Frank Warren! Today’s guest, Fred Sirieix, found fame as the maître d’ in Channel 4’s First Dates. More recently, he’s been globetrotting with two restaurant pals in Gordon, Gino and Fred: American Road Trip.


    In this conversation, Fred talks about his love of boxing (and sparring with his fiancée), the importance of being kind, and reveals how to be romantic in the time of the coronavirus. He’s also got some cheeky advice for Adam!


    Co-hosted by Adam Catterall.


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    • 40 min
    Alastair Campbell

    Alastair Campbell

    Alastair Campbell invented the phrase “New Labour” and helped guide Tony Blair to power in 1997. As Downing Street press secretary, and later as Director of Communications, he helped redefine what political communication would mean in the new millennium.


    In this conversation, he talks about the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, life with an addiction, his love of Burnley FC and his hopes for Labour under new leader Keir Starmer.


    Co-hosted by Adam Catterall.


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    • 47 min

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