34 episodes

Introducing Typecast! The show where we cast our favourite books into film. Join us each episode as we dive back into our favourite books and attempt to cast their film adaptations, making great observations and our own unique suggestions along the way. It’s the novels you love like you’ve never heard them talked about before. From Rare Birds Book Club.
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Typecast Rare Birds Book Club

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 45 Ratings

Introducing Typecast! The show where we cast our favourite books into film. Join us each episode as we dive back into our favourite books and attempt to cast their film adaptations, making great observations and our own unique suggestions along the way. It’s the novels you love like you’ve never heard them talked about before. From Rare Birds Book Club.
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    Falling for Falling for Christmas

    Falling for Falling for Christmas

    For part two of the Typecast festive special, our hosts Rachel, Roxane and Flo sit down to watch Netflix's most anticipated film of the year, Falling for Christmas. Join us as we discuss whether this is the best or worst film ever made, puzzle over some baffling plot holes and welcome Lindsay Lohan back into our lives. In the words of Beauregard Belmont: "I have no idea what's transpired here."
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    • 37 min
    The 2022 Christmas Special

    The 2022 Christmas Special

    Netflix, look no further. Our hosts are back for the second time with a Christmas special they swore two Christmases ago that they'd do every year. Rachel, Roxane and Flo sit down and attempt to come up with three new original Christmas movies to sell to Netflix, packing in every trope they can possibly think of, from undercover royals to small-town family businesses. Will they be able to write and cast this ambitious project before the holiday season is over? There's only one way to find out...


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    • 46 min
    If I Died, Would You Read My Diary?

    If I Died, Would You Read My Diary?

    This week on Typecast our hosts sit down to discuss Mhairi McFarlane's brilliant romcom-ish Last Night. We discuss whether or not we'd read each other's diaries if we died and Rachel reveals she didn't realise Henry Cavill was in Stardust.
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    • 40 min
    Sarah J Maas is Our Leader Now

    Sarah J Maas is Our Leader Now

    This week on Typecast we take on the juggernaut fantasy series A Court of Thorns and Roses. This spoiler-heavy episode is perfect for fans of the series and anyone who's ever wondered what all the fuss is about. We discuss what makes this series so compelling, plot holes, mating bonds and then attempt to cast the Bat Boys and Archeron Sisters. Buckle up for our most ambitious special yet.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Lady Featherington is Bridgerton's Kris Jenner

    Lady Featherington is Bridgerton's Kris Jenner

    This week on Typecast, Bridgerton is back and we have some thoughts. We discuss what worked - and didn't - this time around, the disturbing chemistry between the Bridgerton siblings and how Lady Featherington is Bridgerton's Kris Jenner.
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    • 39 min
    Why Can't We Think of Any Blondes?

    Why Can't We Think of Any Blondes?

    In this week's episode our hosts sit down to cast Emily Henry's witty romcom You and Me on Vacation. Join us as we discuss what makes this book a standout of the genre then panic when it's time to cast the novel and we can't think any blondes.


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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

WCJLPQ ,

Christmas joy

The Christmas special is an absolute hoot! Such a joy to listen to - can’t wait until each of the films are released next year 🤞🏼🎄🤶🏻

SuperJoy1992 ,

Absolutely love!

Like a coffee and a gossip with your friends, but with the added benefit of chatting hot celebs and books 💁🏼‍♀️ Absolutely love this show! Funny, easy listening and the perfect pick me up!

merrikat88 ,

My favourite podcast

I absolutely love this podcast. Intelligent, funny women talking about books- what’s not to like? Please keep making this, you’re the only thing making my walks to work bearable!

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