6 episodes

Stuck at home, Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he's been longing to talk to - from all walks of life and on both sides of the Atlantic.

Grounded with Louis Theroux BBC

    • Personal Journals
    • 4.7, 2.6K Ratings

Stuck at home, Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he's been longing to talk to - from all walks of life and on both sides of the Atlantic.

    5. Rose McGowan

    5. Rose McGowan

    In Grounded with Louis Theroux, Louis’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    This week, Louis speaks to actor, musician and activist Rose McGowan, who is spending lockdown in Mexico. They discuss the mysterious powers of dogs, growing up in a cult and taking on Harvey Weinstein.

    Produced by Paul Kobrak
    A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 1 hr 3 min
    4. Lenny Henry

    4. Lenny Henry

    Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    Louis speaks to Sir Lenworth George Henry, better known as comedian, campaigner and actor Lenny Henry. Lenny discusses racism in the UK, his relationship with his mother and disco ‘snog tracks’.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    3. Helena Bonham Carter

    3. Helena Bonham Carter

    Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    In this episode, he speaks to actor Helena Bonham Carter, who is in lockdown in London. They discuss going to the same school, handling criticism and working with your significant other.

    • 55 min
    2. Boy George

    2. Boy George

    Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    In this episode, he speaks to singer and musician, George O’Dowd aka Boy George, who has chosen to lockdown in London rather than Australia. They discuss growing up in the 70s, losing his virginity and a surprise appearance in the A-Team.


    A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 1 hr
    1. Jon Ronson

    1. Jon Ronson

    In Grounded with Louis Theroux, Louis’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    Louis speaks to writer and documentary-maker Jon Ronson, who is grounded in upstate New York. They discuss their professional rivalry, inhabiting similar worlds and how Jon is handling the lockdown.

    Produced by Paul Kobrak
    A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 58 min
    Welcome to Grounded with Louis Theroux

    Welcome to Grounded with Louis Theroux

    Like everyone else, Louis is at home but he’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – they’re from all walks of life and on both sides of the Atlantic.

    Twenty years since his acclaimed When Louis Met... series began, this is Louis’s long-awaited return to the world of celebrity. In true Louis style, he will speak to a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious – digging into the psyches of some of the biggest names in the US and the UK... now they’ve got a lot of time on their hands.

    The podcast will bring you up close to these characters and their wildly different life experiences – you’ll understand them just a little bit better.

    We might be far apart but maybe we're more connected than we think?

    Grounded with Louis Theroux is a Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.6K Ratings

2.6K Ratings

maddiecacaca ,

Pathetic attempt at investigative journalism or whatever he thinks he is.

Louis without a big production team is just a patronising idiot. The way he spoke to Rose McGowan has now ruined his public image for me.

Emmington Spray ,

I love Louis.

I have always loved Louis Theroux. I think he is insightful and clever and is very good at interviewing. This is no different. Keep up the good work!

BmKJDJHJ ,

Fab

Louis is a fantastic journalist. He was a way of guiding the conversation a certain way without controlling the conversion. He really listens to people. Just seems like a generally great bloke!

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