10 episodes

Teatulia is an organic tea bar in the heart of London's Covent Garden with a literary twist. Our Living Bookshelf features 10-book selections from top writers, directors and other artists.

The first season of our podcast features interviews with the actor Tilda Swinton, Lawrence Osborne, Lionel Shriver and Rory Sutherland, as well as highlights from our tie-in with Granta magazine, including a chat with the Booker-prize winning novelist, Howard Jacobson.

They discuss their latest work, lives and careers, as well as explaining the thinking behind some of their bookshelf choices.

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Teatulia is an organic tea bar in the heart of London's Covent Garden with a literary twist. Our Living Bookshelf features 10-book selections from top writers, directors and other artists.

The first season of our podcast features interviews with the actor Tilda Swinton, Lawrence Osborne, Lionel Shriver and Rory Sutherland, as well as highlights from our tie-in with Granta magazine, including a chat with the Booker-prize winning novelist, Howard Jacobson.

They discuss their latest work, lives and careers, as well as explaining the thinking behind some of their bookshelf choices.

    Rory Sutherland

    Rory Sutherland

    On this week's Teatulia Podcast, Ed Cumming is talking to Rory Sutherland, advertising world legend and author of Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don't Make Sense. They discuss why Red Bull tastes so bad and is so expensive, why airplane departure boards don't predict delays, and why Trump works.
    With Rory Sutherland.
    Presented by Ed Cumming.
    Produced by Nick Hilton for Podot.
    Visit https://teatuliabar.com/ to find more information about Teatulia, or visit the shop at 36 Neal Street in Covent Garden.

    • 39 min
    David Szalay

    David Szalay

    On this week's Teatulia Podcast, Ed Cumming sits down with novelist David Szalay, author of All That Man Is and a new collection Turbulence, to discuss the books that changed his life, which range from Animal Farm to the Murder of Roger Ackroyd, by way of The Pound Era and The March of Folly.
    With David Szalay.
    Presented by Ed Cumming.
    Produced by Nick Hilton for Podot.
    Visit https://teatuliabar.com/ to find more information about Teatulia, or visit the shop at 36 Neal Street in Covent Garden.

    • 25 min
    Lawrence Osborne

    Lawrence Osborne

    On this week's episode of The Teatulia Podcast, Ed Cumming is joined by the novelist Lawrence Osborne to discuss his favourite books (which take a journey from Simenon's France to Matsumoto's Japan, via Haywards Heath), the dangers of publishing a novel in your twenties, and why London literary life holds no appeal to him.
    With Lawrence Osborne.
    Presented by Ed Cumming.
    Produced by Nick Hilton for Podot.
    Visit https://teatuliabar.com/ to find more information about Teatulia, or visit the shop at 36 Neal Street in Covent Garden.

    • 23 min
    Lionel Shriver

    Lionel Shriver

    On this week's Teatulia Podcast, Ed Cumming is in conversation with author Lionel Shriver about her new short story collection, Property. They also touch on the controversies surrounding her Spectator columns, and the price authors pay for getting political.
    With Lionel Shriver.
    Presented by Ed Cumming.
    Produced by Nick Hilton for Podot.
    Visit https://teatuliabar.com/ to find more information about Teatulia, or visit the shop at 36 Neal Street in Covent Garden.

    • 23 min
    Richard Beard

    Richard Beard

    On this week's episode of The Teatulia Podcast, it's the fourth of our collaborations with Granta magazine. This time, Rosalind Porter talks to the writer Richard Beard about his book The Day That Went missing and how his ideas about grief and memory are shaped by the death of his brother.
    Interview by Rosalind Porter and presented by Ed Cumming.
    Produced by Nick Hilton for Podot.
    Visit https://teatuliabar.com/ to find more information about Teatulia, or visit the shop at 36 Neal Street in Covent Garden.

    • 20 min
    Evie Wyld

    Evie Wyld

    On this week's episode of The Teatulia Podcast, it's the third of our collaborations with Granta magazine. This time, Luke Neima is in conversation with the novelist Evie Wyld, talking about landscapes, violence and the moral quandary of dog ownership.
    Interview by Luke Neima and presented by Ed Cumming.
    Produced by Nick Hilton for Podot.
    Visit https://teatuliabar.com/ to find more information about Teatulia, or visit the shop at 36 Neal Street in Covent Garden.

    • 20 min

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8 Ratings

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Interesting interviewees so far

Good start to this podcast - not many would open with Tilda Swingon and Howard Jacobson. I'll keep subscribing and listening if they keep up the calibre of guests.

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