16 episodes

Welcome to Welcome to Yorkshire's brand new 'Talkshire' podcast. Chatting with celebrated celebrities and fantastic folk about Yorkshire, growing up in the county, filming here, touring with top shows, living the Yorkshire life and so much more.

Talkshire Welcome to Yorkshire

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Welcome to Welcome to Yorkshire's brand new 'Talkshire' podcast. Chatting with celebrated celebrities and fantastic folk about Yorkshire, growing up in the county, filming here, touring with top shows, living the Yorkshire life and so much more.

    Samuel West

    Samuel West

    For the latest Welcome to Yorkshire Talkshire podcast we caught up with actor Samuel West, Siegfried Farnon in Channel 5’s All Creatures Great and Small.There’s chat about his role as the multi-layered vet, Siegfried, as well as what it's like filming in Yorkshire and his many connections with the county. We also blitz through his amazing career in radio, theatre, TV and film, AND of course being part of an acting dynasty - his father is Yorkshire’s very own Timothy West (Last Tango in Halifax and Gentleman Jack) and his mother is the fabulous Prunella Scales.Lots of laughs and inspiration … plus the truth about working with children AND animals. From knocking on doors for chickens to being trodden on by a hefty heifer, it’s all in a day’s work playing a Yorkshire vet!Be entertained and inspired … it’s the latest, Welcome to Yorkshire, ‘Talkshire’ podcast, chatting to celebrated celebrities and fantastic folk about Yorkshire, growing up in the county, filming here, touring with top shows, places to visit, living the Yorkshire life and so much more.

    • 51 min
    Kim-Joy

    Kim-Joy

    For the latest Welcome to Yorkshire Talkshire podcast we caught up with the Great British Bake Off’s Kim-Joy... about her brilliant baking books, including ‘Celebrate with Kim-Joy’, and how GBBO changed her life!Journey from Belgium to London to her beloved Yorkshire and days out in the county, and discover Kim-Joy's love for Leeds AND like in Ilkley as she chooses a new colour scheme for her kitchen. Who knew that there were so many shades of pink and green?!There’s chat about board games, comic books, cats and Kim-Joy’s lifelong passion for food. Even the first date with her husband-to-be had a Yorkshire food theme!Kim-Joy is about to return to the Great British Bake Off tent… find out about ‘Sparks’ with the show’s Matt Lucas.From an incredibly shy child to appearing on one of TV’s most-watched programmes… ‘Tis the season of ‘Peace, Love and Kim-Joy’.Be entertained and inspired … it’s the latest, Welcome to Yorkshire, ‘Talkshire’ podcast, chatting to celebrated celebrities and fantastic folk about Yorkshire, growing up in the county, filming here, touring with top shows, places to visit, living the Yorkshire life and so much more.

    • 37 min
    Gyles Brandreth

    Gyles Brandreth

    For the latest Welcome to Yorkshire Talkshire podcast we caught up with a guest who can definitely talk, the one and only amazing orator, Gyles Brandreth, ahead of his appearance at Ilkley literature Festival chatting about his autobiography ‘Odd Boy Out’ and before he embarks on his 2022 ‘Break A Leg’ tour. A writer, actor, broadcaster and former MP, Gyles’ great-grandfather was a keeper of the poorhouse in Bradford and Gyles’ vast teddy bear collection is on display at Newby Hall in North Yorkshire … think Fozzy from The Muppets, Pooh, Paddington and the county’s very own Sooty. Gyles is passionate about Yorkshire … including the Brontes in Haworth and its spectacular countryside, loving Leeds a city he visited often to film Channel 4’s Countdown … AND brilliant Bridlington on the coast. He describes Yorkshire as “The world in one county … and that’s its genius because it has everything. It’s as modern as tomorrow with a lot of time for yesterday.” Wherever Gyles is in the world there’s always a piece of Yorkshire close to him. Listen to his amusing anecdotes and Yorkshire tales. It’s the latest, Welcome to Yorkshire, ‘Talkshire’ podcast, chatting to celebrated celebrities and fantastic folk about Yorkshire, growing up in the county, filming here, touring with top shows, places to visit, living the Yorkshire life and so much more. Be entertained and inspired … it’s the Welcome to Yorkshire ‘Talkshire’ podcast.

    • 33 min
    David Atherton

    David Atherton

    For the latest Welcome to Yorkshire Talkshire podcast we caught up with David Atherton, food writer and 2019 winner of the Great British Bake Off, about growing up in an idyllic North Yorkshire village, close to wonderful Whitby on the breathtaking coast and the spectacular North York Moors National Park, plus studying in the vibrant West Yorkshire city of Leeds. David’s latest book, just out, is My First Green Cook Book: Vegetarian Recipes for Young Cooks and he chats about combining his medical motivation with a culinary career, plus his childhood inspiration … his mum! As a new series of Bake Off starts (Channel 4, Tuesdays 8pm), we found out what it’s like to win the much-loved Great British Bake Off and there’s talk of tent team kitchen camaraderie. It’s the latest, Welcome to Yorkshire, ‘Talkshire’ podcast, chatting to celebrated celebrities and fantastic folk about Yorkshire, growing up in the county, filming here, touring with top shows, places to visit, living the Yorkshire life and so much more. Be entertained and inspired … it’s the Welcome to Yorkshire ‘Talkshire’ podcast.

    • 27 min
    All Creatures Great and Small- Nicholas Ralph and Rachel Shenton

    All Creatures Great and Small- Nicholas Ralph and Rachel Shenton

    It’s the latest, Welcome to Yorkshire, ‘Talkshire’ podcast, chatting to celebrated celebrities and fantastic folk about Yorkshire. Growing up in the county, filming here, touring with top shows, places to visit, living the Yorkshire life and so much more. We caught up with All Creatures Great and Small actors Nicholas Ralph … about his first EVER TV role playing James Herriot … and Oscar-winning Rachel Shenton who is Helen Alderson in the Dales drama. The first series has been a HUGE international success showcasing Yorkshire across the globe … BUT what can we look forward to in series 2? Hear some very funny behind the scenes stories of filming in the county ... plus cast and crew camaraderie … and animal antics! The second series of All Creatures Great and Small starts on Thursday 16th September at 9pm on Channel 5. Be entertained and inspired … it’s the Welcome to Yorkshire ‘Talkshire’ podcast.

    • 28 min
    John Parr

    John Parr

    It’s the latest, Welcome to Yorkshire, ‘Talkshire’ podcast, chatting to celebrated celebrities and fantastic folk about Yorkshire. Growing up in the county, filming here, touring with top shows, places to visit, living the Yorkshire life and so much more. We caught up with legendary musician John Parr … about working with some of the biggest film stars … Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Tom Selleck, plus rock legends Tina Turner, The Who, Meatloaf, Bryan Adams, The Beach Boys and many more.John LOVES Yorkshire and lives in the east of the county with a recording studio on site and he’ll be performing at ’80s classical in Leeds.The ‘80s was a special time for fantastic films and amazing music … find out more about how John’s song St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion) from the film St. Elmo’s Fire was a global success, received a Grammy nomination and was followed by many more sensational movie soundtracks …Be entertained and inspired … it’s the Welcome to Yorkshire ‘Talkshire’ podcast.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

S McCall, Bradford ,

Fab Yorkshire podcast

What a lovely gem of a podcast. Loved learning about Kay’s love of the region

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