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Everyone has those difficult blank moments sometimes.

Whether in your personal life, career, relationship, or in a public situation, writer's block, social anxiety, imposter syndrome, being off-form or having an identity crisis can affect anyone at any time. It's part of the human condition and yet it can throw us off course and make us feel helpless.

Giles Paley-Phillips and Jim Daly host an informal, insightful podcast in which they chat to well-known people from comedy, acting, writing, broadcasting, politics and sports about their careers and how they get through these moments when things aren't going to plan

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    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 722 Ratings

Everyone has those difficult blank moments sometimes.

Whether in your personal life, career, relationship, or in a public situation, writer's block, social anxiety, imposter syndrome, being off-form or having an identity crisis can affect anyone at any time. It's part of the human condition and yet it can throw us off course and make us feel helpless.

Giles Paley-Phillips and Jim Daly host an informal, insightful podcast in which they chat to well-known people from comedy, acting, writing, broadcasting, politics and sports about their careers and how they get through these moments when things aren't going to plan

theblankpodcast2018@gmail.com
http://twitter.com/blankpod

http://instagram.com/blankpod
http://facebook.com/blankpod

    David Harbour (Classic Blank Ep 35)

    David Harbour (Classic Blank Ep 35)

    We are releasing some of our classic older episodes for the next few weeks. This episode was originally released in September 2019.

    David Harbour is an American actor from New York who has performed in film, television, and the theatre. He is best known for his role as Chief Jim Hopper on the Netflix original series, Stranger Things and the lead in the new adaptation of HELLBOY




    He is also known for his role as CIA agent Gregg Beam in Quantum of Solace, Shep Campbell in Revolutionary Road alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Van Hauser in End of Watch and Dexter Tolliver in Suicide Squad




    Trying to arrange interviews for the podcast is often challenging, all our guests have extremely busy schedules and finding a time and place to record can be tricky. We tried really hard to meet up with David while he was fleetingly in the UK at the tail end of 2018, but we just couldn't make it work. However, David is a wonderful man and promised to work out some time for us in January whatever his schedule. So, we finally sat down at Acast studios a few weeks back and recorded our first episode live from New York via Skype, which we've tried to keep as natural and authentic to our own experience in the room listening through the headphones.




    We discussed David's exploits living in Bristol, England when he was just 16, having been back there recently to shoot HELLBOY. We talk about working in theatre and the impact on David's life now being in a huge show like Stranger Things. David speaks openly about his mental health and the new book he is writing he hopes will open up more discussion around the subject.



    Massive thanks to our Patrons: Mary Catherine Byrnes, Victoria Nielsen, Manya Kay, Alex Williams, Joel Piveteau, Richard Astill, Samantha Beaton, Claudia McKelvey, John Holland, Katherine Keen, Lynn Robinson, It's Coming Home 2022, Alice Chrystall, Maddie Lightfoot, Alex Collis, Martin Grimm, Vicki, Julianna Williams. 

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    • 54 min
    Wim Hof (Classic Blank Ep 76)

    Wim Hof (Classic Blank Ep 76)

    We are releasing some of our classic older episodes for the next few weeks. This episode was originally released in November 2018.

    Dubbed 'The Iceman', Wim Hof is a Dutch extreme athlete noted for his ability to withstand freezing temperatures. He has set Guinness world records for swimming under ice and prolonged full-body contact with ice, and still holds the record for a barefoot half-marathon on ice and snow. In short, he is superhuman.

    He attributes many of his feats to his Wim Hof Method, a combination of frequent cold exposure, breathing techniques and meditation.

    On this episode of BLANK Wim talks to Giles and Jim about his methods and how they can and have helped people, especially in the time of Coronavirus. He also talks about his own dark moments of the past and takes Giles and Jim through an introduction to his breathing technique.

    Massive thanks to our Patrons: Mary Catherine Byrnes, Victoria Nielsen, Manya Kay, Alex Williams, Joel Piveteau, Richard Astill, Samantha Beaton, Claudia McKelvey, John Holland, Katherine Keen, Lynn Robinson, It's Coming Home 2022, Alice Chrystall, Maddie Lightfoot, Alex Collis, Martin Grimm, Vicki, Julianna Williams. 

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    Our wonderful pod music is by the amazing Paul Pilot and you can hear more from him here: http://paulpilot.com

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Roisin Conaty (Classic Blank Ep 2)

    Roisin Conaty (Classic Blank Ep 2)

    We are releasing some of our classic older episodes for the next few weeks. This episode was originally released in November 2018.

    Roisin Conaty is a brilliant and multi-talented comedian and actress. Having won the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award 2010 for Best Newcomer, Roisin is now one of the nation’s favourite comic faces on television, appearing regularly on hugely popular entertainment shows such as Have I Got News For You (BBC One), 8 Out of 10 Cats does Countdown (Channel 4), Would I Lie To You (BBC One), and the new Channel 4 edition of The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, having been a series regular on the BBC2 series. In March 2018, she also appeared on the Stand Up to Cancer Celebrity Bake Off edition. Roisin Conaty’s sitcom GameFace, which she created, writes and stars in, aired its first series on E4 in late 2017, quickly followed by a US release on Hulu.

    We sat down with Roisin at Nordic Bar nr Oxford Circus to chat all things BLANK. We talked at length about the different aspects of performing live stand-up and how Roisin has used meditation as a way of focusing her creativity. We also chatted about her processes when writing her brilliant Channel 4 series Gameface and how that has changed as she's been writing series 2. Giles fails to get to grips with saying season and series and Jim gets some much needed stand-up advice as he looks to try out some new material live again.

    Massive thanks to our Patrons: Mary Catherine Byrnes, Victoria Nielsen, Manya Kay, Alex Williams, Joel Piveteau, Richard Astill, Samantha Beaton, Claudia McKelvey, John Holland, Katherine Keen, Lynn Robinson, It's Coming Home 2022, Alice Chrystall, Maddie Lightfoot, Alex Collis, Martin Grimm, Vicki, Julianna Williams. 

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    Our wonderful pod music is by the amazing Paul Pilot and you can hear more from him here: http://paulpilot.com

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Chrissie Wunna

    Chrissie Wunna

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    Chrissie Wunna is an actress, model and reality TV star. Well known for her roles in B-Movies like DInosaur Hotel and Dragon Fury, and Amazon Prime's 'Series of Light'. Chrissie is also a regular guest and contributor to Channel 4's Steph's Packed Lunch.

    We talked to Chrissie about her time in LA where she lived for six years from the age of 19, her time on reality TV and how she deals with negativity on social media.

    PLUS extra chat with Chrissie just for our Patrons over at patreon.com/blankpodcast

    Massive thanks to our Patrons: Mary Catherine Byrnes, Victoria Nielsen, Manya Kay, Alex Williams, Joel Piveteau, Richard Astill, Samantha Beaton, Claudia McKelvey, John Holland, Katherine Keen, Lynn Robinson, It's Coming Home 2022, Alice Chrystall, Maddie Lightfoot, Alex Collis, Martin Grimm, Vicki, Julianna Williams.

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    • 1 hr 30 min
    BLANK Introduces: The Joe Marler Show

    BLANK Introduces: The Joe Marler Show

    Something different from us this week, let us introduce to you a favourite podcast of ours; The Joe Marler Show.

    England rugby international Joe Marler wants to know about your job. This is not another rugby podcast. It’s about prison guards, marine biologists, vicars, boxers, tattoo artists, sex workers and more.  Because everyone is interesting if you ask the right questions.

    This episode is about songwriters. If you’d like to hear the others, search for The Joe Marler Show, wherever you get your podcasts.

    • 49 min
    Dr Sian Williams

    Dr Sian Williams

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    Sian Williams is a journalist, current affairs presenter, author, and psychologist. Sian is most well-known for her work with the BBC. From 2001 until 2012, Williams regularly presented weekday editions of BBC Breakfast as well as being the main anchor of Channel 5 News.

    In 2016, Williams wrote a critically acclaimed book on dealing with adversity; Rise Surviving and Thriving after Trauma.

    PLUS extra chat with Sian just for our Patrons over at patreon.com/blankpodcast

    Massive thanks to our Patrons: Mary Catherine Byrnes, Victoria Nielsen, Manya Kay, Alex Williams, Joel Piveteau, Richard Astill, Samantha Beaton, Claudia McKelvey, John Holland, Katherine Keen, Lynn Robinson, It's Coming Home 2022, Alice Chrystall, Maddie Lightfoot, Alex Collis, Martin Grimm, Vicki.

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    • 1 hr 36 min

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