11 episodes

A podcast about strangers and their secret lives. Each week, callers tell Leah Green what's going on behind closed doors. To tell us your story, head over to  gu.com/innermost or send us an email:  innermost@theguardian.com

Innermost The Guardian

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 44 Ratings

A podcast about strangers and their secret lives. Each week, callers tell Leah Green what's going on behind closed doors. To tell us your story, head over to  gu.com/innermost or send us an email:  innermost@theguardian.com

    Weekend: episode two of a new podcast

    Weekend: episode two of a new podcast

    Ease into the weekend with our brand new podcast, showcasing some of the best Guardian and Observer writing from the week, read by talented narrators. In this episode, Marina Hyde looks at the new additions to Downing Street (2m00s), Hadley Freeman interviews Hollywood actor Will Arnett (9m56s), Sirin Kale tries her hand at quiz show Mastermind (26m32s), and David Robson examines why we’re so stressed about stress (41m08s). If you like what you hear, subscribe to Weekend on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

    • 49 min
    Weekend: episode one of a new podcast

    Weekend: episode one of a new podcast

    Ease into the weekend with our brand new podcast, showcasing some of the best Guardian and Observer writing from the week, read by talented narrators. In our first episode, Marina Hyde reflects on another less than stellar week for Boris Johnson (1m38s), Edward Helmore charts the rise of Joe Rogan (9m46s), Laura Snapes goes deep with singer George Ezra (18m30s), and Alex Moshakis asks, “Are you a jerk at work?” (34m40s). If you like what you hear, subscribe to Weekend on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts

    • 48 min
    Comfort Eating with Grace Dent: episode one of a new podcast

    Comfort Eating with Grace Dent: episode one of a new podcast

    Have you ever wondered what famous people actually eat? In our new podcast, Guardian restaurant critic Grace Dent does just that, asking well-known guests to lift the lid on the food they turn to when they’re at home alone – and what comfort foods have seen them through their lives. In the first episode, screenwriter Russell T Davies tells Grace about his childhood in Swansea, the delights of Woolworth’s pork and egg pies, and how his husband’s death informed his latest TV series, It’s a Sin. Future guests will include Nish Kumar, Rafe Spall and Aisling Bea. Episodes willl be released every Tuesday – search for it wherever you get your podcasts

    • 39 min
    Reverberate: episode 1 of our new series

    Reverberate: episode 1 of our new series

    The Guardian has launched a new series called Reverberate that we think you’ll like. Each week, Chris Michael will explore incredible stories from around the world about when music shook history. In the first episode, we hear from Kashy Keegan, an unknown singer-songwriter in a sleepy English town who became the voice of Hong Kong’s nascent pro-democracy movement. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to hear the rest of the series

    • 25 min
    006: And just like that, he was gone

    006: And just like that, he was gone

    Life always has twists and turns, but some are so extreme that they make you question who you are. In this last episode of the season, two callers tell Leah Green how their relationships sent them down unexpected paths, one with criminal consequences

    • 19 min
    005. It's an absurd and grotesque desire

    005. It's an absurd and grotesque desire

    Loneliness can affect us in very different ways. This week, we hear how Felix*, who has struggled with addiction, and bird-loving Francine* are each coming to terms with their own recent bouts of isolation *Names in this week’s episode have been changed

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

lovealways# ,

Touching

David account of lived life and Grace hosting this podcast it felt like perfect connection
I understood and connected with what you were saying

Othermotte ,

Full of compassion

Perfect, gentle antidote to look at me reality TV. Real people talk about their lives, sometimes funny, sometimes sad, but always engaging, and with quiet compassion from Leah.

whatanentrance ,

Exquisite podcasting

A beautifully made series affording is a sneak peak into people’s secret lives.

I love Leah green she is smart and funny and insightful and I want to be best friends with her forever like a tiny little munchkin

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