25 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
    • 4.8 • 40 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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    We Can't Stop Talking About Bridgerton

    We Can't Stop Talking About Bridgerton

    We’re back for one night only with a Bridgerton Special in honour of the Netflix series. Join our hosts on a Lady Whistlestop tour of all 8 books in the original Bridgerton series. We discuss The Duke, the semen storyline and Rachel admits she’s partial to a young Michael Mcintyre.
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    • 40 min
    The Typecast Christmas Special

    The Typecast Christmas Special

    Our hosts are back for a festive special! In their most ambitious episode yet, Roxane, Rachel and Flo sit down and attempt to write and cast their own made-for-tv Christmas movie. We discuss beloved Christmas cliches, porcelain dolls and whether The Outback is specifically in Australia. Join us for this special one off until we return with regular episodes in Spring 2021.
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    • 47 min
    Casting: The Silent Companions

    Casting: The Silent Companions

    In this week's episode our hosts cast Laura Purcell's spooky thriller The Silent Companions. We talk about what makes this book so scary, debate the merits of Eva Green and give an unexpected shoutout to Daniel Radcliffe.
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    • 42 min
    Casting: Last Tang Standing

    Casting: Last Tang Standing

    In today's episode of Typecast our hosts cast Lauren Ho's Last Tang Standing. We discuss Andrea's career crisis, Flo makes too many picks and Rachel almost ruins everything when she mentions Rishi Sunak.
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    • 42 min
    Recasting: Mrs Danvers

    Recasting: Mrs Danvers

    In today's episode of Typecast our hosts recast one of our all-time favourite characters, Mrs Danvers, from Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca. We discuss the upcoming Netflix film, how we'd handle a contemporary adaptation, and Rachel shocks Roxane with one of her casting choices
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    • 45 min
    Casting: The Princess Diaries

    Casting: The Princess Diaries

    In today's episode of Typecast our hosts cast Meg Cabot’s The Princess Diaries. We discuss Jane Fonda, the difference between the books and the films and Flo reveals how the series inspired her to keep her own diary - and reads us an excerpt.
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 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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