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Going behind the scenes to bring you showbiz interviews, TV recommendations and our thoughts on the latest movie releases - from both sides of the Atlantic. Join Katie, Claire and Stevie for a fun look at the world of entertainment. Got a message for us? Email backstage@sky.uk

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    • 3.9 • 44 Ratings

Going behind the scenes to bring you showbiz interviews, TV recommendations and our thoughts on the latest movie releases - from both sides of the Atlantic. Join Katie, Claire and Stevie for a fun look at the world of entertainment. Got a message for us? Email backstage@sky.uk

    Billie Eilish, Billie Holiday and Dating No Filter

    Billie Eilish, Billie Holiday and Dating No Filter

    Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News.

    This week Claire and Stevie are joined by Sky News’ arts and entertainment editor Amy Hitchcock.

    We talk about the controversy of the Golden Globes, and have a review of the new Apple TV+ releases for 2021.

    We discuss Andra Day’s incredible performance in The United States vs Billie Holiday, and we delve into Billie Eilish's new documentary 'The World's A Little Blurry'.

    Plus we review Dating No Filter – which Claire describes as Gogglebox meets First Dates.

    Enjoy! Please do subscribe if you like what you hear and do get in touch using backstage@sky.uk – we love emails!

    • 46 min
    I Care A Lot, Bloodlands and Pennyworth

    I Care A Lot, Bloodlands and Pennyworth

    This week on Backstage - the film and TV podcast from Sky News - Claire, Stevie and Katie dive into the week's film and TV news, reviews and everything in between.

    This week, we talk about Bloodlands, the latest drama from Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio.

    We hear from Paloma Faith about Pennyworth, the show that she says has taught her everything she knows about acting.

    We discuss Rosamund Pike's I Care A lot and we review a questionable post-apocalyptic Europe with Netflix's Tribes of Europa.

    Enjoy! Please do subscribe if you like what you hear and do get in touch using backstage@sky.uk – we love emails!

    • 46 min
    Britney Spears, Devils and To All The Boys

    Britney Spears, Devils and To All The Boys

    Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News.

    This week we have a cracking show - Britney is back in the news again thanks to new documentary Framing Britney Spears.

    Find out how Devils star Patrick Dempsey reacted when Claire’s toddler crashed their interview.

    We’re are all squealing about the final in the To All The Boys trilogy, which Stevie can't get enough of.

    And Bethany likens new psychological thriller Behind Her Eyes to... The Undoing? Claire might not be convinced.

    Welcome to the show. Enjoy! Please do subscribe if you like what you hear and get in touch using backstage@sky.uk – we love emails!

    • 50 min
    The Golden Globes nominations, Bliss and Malcolm and Marie

    The Golden Globes nominations, Bliss and Malcolm and Marie

    Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News.

    This week, we have the lovely Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong and Katie Spencer dishing their showbiz opinions on the world of TV and film.

    We have a chat with the fabulous Salma Hayek, as we discuss her new movie with Owen Wilson, called Bliss.

    There's talk about whether Netflix’s lockdown drama Malcolm and Marie is... actually funny?!

    We’re not sure if can we keep up new Sky Atlantic show ZeroZeroZero.

    And we have all the goss on the Golden Globes and Sundance Film Festival because there can never be enough of that, can there?

    Enjoy! Please do subscribe if you like what you hear and do get in touch using backstage@sky.uk – we love emails!

    • 47 min
    Twist, The Dig and The Great Escapists

    Twist, The Dig and The Great Escapists

    Welcome to Backstage - the film and TV podcast from Sky News.

    This week we're talking about three huge new films and the bizarre new show from Richard Hammond.

    We are bouncing off the walls with Twist - a modern parkour take on a Charles Dickens classic, plus hear from star Rita Ora who spills the beans on a Sir Michael Caine secret.

    We go digging with Ralph Fiennes in new historical drama The Dig and Carey Mulligan explains why it wasn’t the most glamorous of shoots.

    Is 2021 the year for Justin Timberlake's big Manchester By The Sea moment, with his new Apple TV + film Palmer? Not so sure.

    And we find out how Richard Hammond and Tory Belleci cope when they end up trapped on a desert island with nothing more than science to save them in new series The Great Escapists.

    Drop us an email at backstage@sky.uk - we would also love you to rate, review and subscribe.

    • 48 min
    It's A Sin, The Investigation and The White Tiger

    It's A Sin, The Investigation and The White Tiger

    This week on Backstage - Bethany Minelle, Stevie Wong and Gemma Peplow get stuck into some seriously good new TV and film releases.

    In other news, we find out why 2021’s looking like a positive year for rapper Lil Wayne, but not so bright for any British musicians hoping to tour Europe in the near future.

    We also look at Russell T Davies’s latest drama It’s A Sin, and the truly different real crime drama The Investigation, based on the submarine murder of 2017.

    Priyanka Chopra-Jonas tells us why she chased down her role in big budget Netflix movie The White Tiger, and Dan Stevens is back for a second podcast visit where he reveals to Stevie that he could soon be stepping behind the camera to try his hand at directing.

    Plus, we review baby comedy Baby Done with comedian Rose Matafeo and Trekkie animated spin-off Star Trek: Lower Decks.

    Enjoy! Please do subscribe if you like what you hear and get in touch using backstage@sky.uk – we love emails!

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

BrommersBrian ,

Need Review

Despite the fact that I’m a geek, nerd and fanatic, this is a really great listen. I’ll forgive that Star Trek isn’t liked by some of the “cast”, it’s a really good way to keep up with what’s coming on telly. We love Stevie!
Hope that the Sky Sources are correct and that Madonna is at Glastonbury!

TheWorley ,

Recommended

A good podcast featuring a roundup of the week’s entertainment releases and a great way to find new content.

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Backstage always informative and entertaining

Great podcast, we love Stevie

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