18 episodes

Susan invites friends over for a cheerful look at depression.

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Susan invites friends over for a cheerful look at depression.

    Ep 08: Marcus Brigstocke

    Ep 08: Marcus Brigstocke

    Susan and Marcus Brigstocke sit down together to reflect on their time at the Edinburgh fringe and all the mental health stuff that goes with it. It's a frank and open conversation about comedy, addiction and the difference that just inviting someone out for lunch can make... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 49 min
    Ep 07: Kiri Pritchard-McLean

    Ep 07: Kiri Pritchard-McLean

    Susan meets with the absolutely amazing comedian, writer and fellow podcaster Kiri Pritchard-McLean to chat about outfits, twitter trolls and hecklers. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep 06: Nick Helm

    Ep 06: Nick Helm

    This week Susan chats to the glorious Nick Helm about his new show, Edinburgh, touring and putting on shows with friends. It's a lovely chat! Enjoy!


    Content Warning: This episode contains references to suicide and suicidal ideation. If you are affected by any of the issues raised in the episode and need support then some useful contact numbers are available here: http://bit.ly/brightsidesupport For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 56 min
    Ep 05: Isabel Hardman

    Ep 05: Isabel Hardman

    Assistant editor of The Spectator, author and journalist Isabel Hardman joins Susan to chat about Westminster, mental health crises at work and ... wasps? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep 04: Scottee

    Ep 04: Scottee

    This week Susan meets with Scottee to chat about class, toxic masculinity and Hamburger Queen. It's an incredible chat and an hour simply was not not enough... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 59 min
    Ep 03: Sofie Hagen

    Ep 03: Sofie Hagen

    Our guest this episode is comedian, author, podcaster, designer Sofie Hagen. Susan and Sofie chat about dealing with trauma, offensive jokes and living live to the fullest. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

StofKreater ,

Last podcast

He irritatingly overspoke you. Very enjoyable.

GiveMeMyGems! ,

So good!

This podcast is so honest and yet so entertaining. It’s really refreshing to hear people being honest about their experience with mental illness.

Lmab4 ,

Love

I’ve absolutely loved this podcast. The conversations have been so real and open and fascinating. Mental heath is such an important topic, that is just not discussed enough. The conversations here have been so refreshing and helpful to my own mind.

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