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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 • 46 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

    Baftas preview, Promising Young Woman and Too Close

    Baftas preview, Promising Young Woman and Too Close

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

    Today Stevie Wong and Claire Gregory are joined by Sky News arts and entertainment editor Amy Hitchcock.

    This week is a big BAFTA episode with a look at what’s in the running and thoughts on who might win.

    The trio discus Riz Ahmed's critically acclaimed film, The Sound of Metal, as well as Carey Mulligan's Promising Young Woman.

    There’s a review of new ITV psychological thriller Too Close and Claire, naturally, shudders to think as Stevie gushes about Lena Waithe's new horror series Them on Amazon Prime Video.

    Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe and do get in touch via backstage@sky.uk – we love emails!

    • 45 min
    Minari, The Mauritanian and Wellington Paranormal

    Minari, The Mauritanian and Wellington Paranormal

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

    This week, Claire and Stevie are joined by Katie Spencer to discuss a couple of the films attracting awards buzz this year.

    First up we have yet another update on what the Oscars will look like.

    We talk about the beautiful drama Minari and hear from The Mauritanian star Tahar Rahim.

    There's a New Zealand parody comedy called Wellington Paranormal to discuss and we welcome back Godzilla and King Kong as the unlikely pair look like having a box office hit with their latest adventure.

    Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe and do get in touch via backstage@sky.uk – we love emails!

    • 41 min
    Six Minutes to Midnight, The Irregulars and The Syndicate

    Six Minutes to Midnight, The Irregulars and The Syndicate

    Welcome to Backstage! This is the film and TV podcast from Sky News and this week Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Amy Hitchcock - Sky News' Arts and Entertainment Editor to discuss what's going on in the world of showbusiness.

    There’s a discussion about changes to Disney’s release schedule, the very interesting letter to nominees regarding the Oscars and Orlando Bloom's baffling daily routine.

    We review the new Sherlock themed Netflix series The Irregulars and Stevie’s been chatting to the team behind The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

    Plus Amy has a little quiz for us to keep us on our toes.

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

    • 50 min
    Oscar nominations, Line of Duty and the Synder Cut

    Oscar nominations, Line of Duty and the Synder Cut

    This week on Backstage - the film and TV podcast from Sky News - Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Katie Spencer who’s been mourning the loss of Glastonbury this year by creating her own Pyramid stage.

    As awards season rumbles on we discuss the Grammys and the Oscar nominations, then take a look at what’s on at this year’s BFI Flare LGBTI festival and SXSW – where Demi Lovato’s new documentary has just premiered.

    There’s a spoiler-free review of the first episode of the new series of Line of Duty, we discuss new Netflix offering Sky Rojo and a strange new show on Apple TV Plus: Calls.

    Stevie has watched all four hours of Zac Snyder’s Justice League but was it worth it?

    And we talk about killer jeans with the release of a new film in the classic ‘inanimate object that comes to life and kills people’ genre.

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

    • 45 min
    Bafta nominations, Yes Day and Grace

    Bafta nominations, Yes Day and Grace

    This week on Backstage - the film and TV podcast from Sky News - Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by arts and entertainment reporter Bethany Minelle.

    On today's show we talk BAFTA nominations and look at what we can expect from the Grammys.

    We also hear from Jennifer Garner about her passion project 'Yes Day' – the new Netflix film about parents who can’t say no for 24 hours.

    Plus there are reviews of ITV’s new detective drama Grace, Netflix’s sci-fi with a great concept The One, and the new super-smart Dutch thriller 'The Columnist'.

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

    • 49 min
    Coming 2 America, Raya and the Last Dragon and Deutschland 89

    Coming 2 America, Raya and the Last Dragon and Deutschland 89

    Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News with Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong and Bethany Minelle.

    This week we debrief following the Golden Globes and speak to Kingsley Ben-Adir about his Bafta Rising Star nomination.

    Eddie Murphy explains why he decided to make Coming 2 America - the sequel to the cult classic which has just come out on Amazon Prime Video.

    We review new Disney film Raya and the Last Dragon, Netflix’s Moxie and Deutschland 89 on All 4.

    Plus we discuss documentary awards contender The Dissident and hear from its director Bryan Fogel.

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

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 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.

jmg35383 ,

Backstage always informative and entertaining

Great podcast, we love Stevie

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