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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 • 51 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

    A London Film Festival special

    A London Film Festival special

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

    This week we look at some of the highlights from this year’s London Film Festival.

    We talk about the new Netflix Western The Harder They Fall and hear from stars Idris Elba and Regina King.

    We discuss Jane Campion’s new movie Power of the Dog and whether the early awards buzz is justified.

    Liam Payne and Zach Galafianakas talk tech thanks to new family film Ron’s Gone Wrong.

    And it’s not just film at LFF – we review the third, highly anticipated series of Succession.

    Join our regular hosts Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong, along with Sky News arts and entertainment correspondent Katie Spencer.

    • 42 min
    Jodie Comer, Ridley Scott and the week’s best TV

    Jodie Comer, Ridley Scott and the week’s best TV

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

    This week we talk to Jodie Comer and Ridley Scott about their new French period film The Last Duel.

    We discuss the Netflix phenomenon Squid Game, the remake of Scenes From A Marriage and quirky new comedy Reservation Dogs.

    We hear from Joanne Froggatt and Michiel Huisman – who star in new thriller Angela Black and there’s enough horror to take you through to next Halloween.

    Join our regular hosts Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong, with special guest Sky News arts and entertainment reporter Bethany Minelle.

    • 51 min
    A big Bond special

    A big Bond special

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

    After multiple delays No Time To Die is finally out and we’re celebrating with a Backstage special – partly recorded on the red carpet for the 007 film.

    Hear from all the stars involved with the movie including: Rami Malek, Billie Eilish, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Lashana Lynch, Lea Seydoux, and Bond himself Daniel Craig.

    Then get our review and find out whether it’s worth the wait, whether it’s worth the 2 hour 43 minute running time and what we think might be next for the franchise.

    Backstage is hosted by Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong and Sky News Arts and Entertainment Correspondent Katie Spencer.

    • 50 min
    A top tip, Jared Harris and The Green Knight

    A top tip, Jared Harris and The Green Knight

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

    This week we get a heads-up on a US talent show which is bound to make its way to the UK.

    We speak to Jared Harris about his role in the new, complex sci-fi saga 'Foundation' about what the future could look like and ask about the explosive budget for the Apple TV+ show.

    We’re weirded out by The Green Knight and we’re taken to church where it's unsafe for animals with Midnight Mass.

    And in lighter news, we chat about the British coming of age drama 'Sweetheart' and speak to Sophia Di Martino about serendipity for the role and life after Loki.

    As ever Sky Backstage is hosted by Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong, today joined by Sky News Arts and Entertainment Editor Amy Hitchcock - who can't seem to pick the right week #GetAmyOnWithBond

    • 45 min
    Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and the return of two huge shows

    Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and the return of two huge shows

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

    This week we discuss Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and hear from its stars.

    We also talk about returning dramas Sex Education and The Morning Show and we watch a show that asks... what happened to all of the men?

    Plus we hear from actress and director Melanie Laurent.

    This week's show is hosted by Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong, and Chris Robertson.

    • 50 min
    Jennifer Hudson, film festival buzz and what to watch

    Jennifer Hudson, film festival buzz and what to watch

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

    This week, Claire, Stevie and Amy chat about some of the buzziest movies coming to London Film Festival.

    Claire has a chat with the esteemed Jennifer Hudson about her legendary role in Respect as the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

    The crew go to the North to cavort with whale catchers to review The North Water – which has gone where no drama has before and then down to Ireland for a heartfelt film called Herself.

    Plus we discuss new documentary Look Away and forensic crime drama Wolfe.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 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!

SamLThommy26 ,

Love this podcast

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

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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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