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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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    • TV & Film
    • 4.0 • 55 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

    Aaron Paul, Evan Rachel Wood and the best TV of the week

    Aaron Paul, Evan Rachel Wood and the best TV of the week

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

    Katie Spencer is covering 50 years at Glastonbury this week so is calling in from sunny Somerset as she keeps an eye out for celebrities.

    Claire Gregory chats to the Westworld cast ahead of series 4 with Aaron Paul, Ed Harris and Evan Rachel Wood discussing their season highs and technological lows of being on the show.

    While Laura Kramer has been hanging out with Cara Delavigne at a special screening for Only Murders In The Building.

    Reviews this week:

    Westworld, Series 4, Sky Atlantic and NOW - 27th June
    The Offer, Paramount +
    The Undeclared War, Channel 4 - 30th June
    Money Heist Korea: Joint Economic Area - Netflix - 24th June
    Elvis - Cinemas - 24th June
    Man Vs Bee - Netflix - 24th June

    Next week we’ll hear from Steve Carrell and talk about a new remake of Queer As Folk and hang on until after the music to hear the whole of that interview with Evan Rachel Wood and Westworld showrunner Lisa Joy.

    Send in your questions: backstage@sky.uk || Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

    • 46 min
    Emma Thompson and the buzziest releases of the week

    Emma Thompson and the buzziest releases of the week

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

    This week Claire Gregory, Katie Spencer and Laura Kramer hear from Paapa Essiedu and Caroline Quentin as they express their excitement for their new show on Sky Max The Lazarus Project.

    Plus, Emma Thompson discusses her new film Good Luck To You, Leo Grande from the Sundance Film Festival and the Backstage team delve into the weird and wonderful world of intergenerational romantic dramas this week on Apple TV+ and Prime Video.

    Reviews:

    The Lazarus Project - Sky Max/ NOW - June 16th
    Suspect - Channel 4 - June 19th
    Cha Cha Real Smooth - Apple TV Plus - June 17th
    The Summer I Turned Pretty - Prime Video - June 17th
    The Umbrella Academy - Netflix - June 22nd

    Send in your questions: backstage@sky.uk || Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

    • 34 min
    Interviews special: Maisie Williams, Tom Hiddleston and Laura Dern

    Interviews special: Maisie Williams, Tom Hiddleston and Laura Dern

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

    In this interviews special, Claire Gregory speaks to TV and film celebrities from recent film releases, including Laura Dern about her role in Jurassic World Dominion, out this week.

    We also hear extended interviews from the last few weeks from Tom Hiddleston and Claire Danes about the period drama The Essex Serpent, plus Maisie Williams and Thomas Brodie Sangster tell us about their roles in the TV series Pistol.

    Listen to all the interviews in full, or just pick your favourites.

    Interviews:

    • 1'12 - 9'00 Laura Dern - Jurassic World Dominion
    • 9'22 - 12'08 Theo James and Rose Leslie -The Time Traveler's Wife.
    • 12'34 - 18'01 Tom Hiddleston and Claire Danes - The Essex Serpent
    • 18'41 - 24'57 Thomas Brodie Sangster and Maisie Williams - Pistol

    Send in your reviews: backstage@sky.uk || Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

    • 25 min
    Cannes review, Keeley Hawes and what to watch this week

    Cannes review, Keeley Hawes and what to watch this week

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

    This week, Sky New Arts and Entertainment team Claire Gregory and Amy Hitchcock are joined by Laura Kramer to chat about Cannes, far-too long biopics, and creepy alien babies.

    Also, Keeley Hawes drops by for a chat about her new show.

    We discuss:

    •The Midwich Cuckoos - Sky Max (June 2nd)
    •Girls5Eva - Peacock (June 6th)
    •Abbott Elementary, Season 1 - Disney+ - (June 1st 2022)
    •The Boys series 3 - Prime Video - (June 3rd)
    •The Outlaws series 2 - BBC One - (June 5th)

    Next week we’re taking a week off but there will be an episode of interviews with some of the stars we’ve been catching up with recently.

    Send in your questions: backstage@sky.uk || Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

    • 43 min
    Hayden Christensen, Danny Boyle and the week’s best TV

    Hayden Christensen, Danny Boyle and the week’s best TV

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

    This week we welcome Laura Kramer to the panel to join Claire Gregory and Bethany Minelle in chatting about all things film and TV.

    We hear from Darth Vader himself Hayden Christensen as we discuss the highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the stars of the new Sex Pistols drama series tell us all about what band-camp was like in preparation for the show.

    Reviews:
    - Pistol - Disney +, 31st May
    - The Flight Attendant, S2 - Sky Max, May 26th
    - Big Boys - Channel 4, May 26th
    - Stranger Things - Season 4 Vol., Netflix, May 27th

    Next week we’ll hear from Keeley Hawes as we chat about her creepy new sci-fi The Midwich Cuckoos.

    Send in your questions: backstage@sky.uk || Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

    • 45 min
    Tom Cruise, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Connelly and the week’s best releases

    Tom Cruise, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Connelly and the week’s best releases

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

    This week, Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong, and Katie Spencer talk about Top Gun: Maverick and hear from Tom Cruise himself, as well as his co-stars in the film Jon Hamm and Jennifer Connelly.

    We also hear from Theo James and Rose Leslie as they chat about their roles in the TV adaptation of The Time Traveler's Wife.

    Reviews this week:

    •Top Gun Maverick - Cinemas - May 25th
    •The Time Traveler's Wife - Sky Atlantic
    •Night Sky - Prime Video - May 20th
    •EMERGENCY - Cinemas (May 20th) and Prime Video May 27th.

    Next week we’ll hear from the stars of the new Sex Pistols drama series and talk about the second series of The Flight Attendant.

    Send in your questions: backstage@sky.uk || Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

SamLThommy26 ,

Love this podcast

As an actor and film/tv enthusiast, this podcast is a weekly staple! 👏👏

London1609 ,

Dreadful

Stop with the fake laughing. I counted 60+ times the presenter said ‘you know’, ‘kind of’, ‘sort of’, and she needs to blow her nose as her sound is guttural and unpleasant. And stop showing off, ‘I’m going to The BAFTA’s”. It’s not clever, or cool, or kind.

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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