27 episodes

Emma Jane Purcell chats to people at the top of their game about failure – from their first memory of failure to how they cope with it now.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 86 Ratings

Emma Jane Purcell chats to people at the top of their game about failure – from their first memory of failure to how they cope with it now.

Fail Harder is part of the HeadStuff Podcast Network. Head to the Fail Harder page (https://headstuff.org/fail-harder) for more.

Follow Emma Jane on Instagram (http://Instagram.com/emmajanepurcell) or Twitter (http://Twitter.com/emmajanepur)

    Alison Oliver

    Alison Oliver

    Emma Jane Purcell chats to people at the top of their game about failure - from their first memory of failure to how they cope with it now.




    For the final episode of Fail Harder, Emma Jane is joined by Conversations with Friends star Alison Oliver. Alison plays the role of Frances in the show which is now currently streaming on Hulu and BBC iPlayer. 




    But Alison is not here to talk about success - she's here to talk about failure.




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    Music: Leah Moore

    Art: Shane Kelleher

    • 59 min
    Bonus Episode - Guest Host Tom Moran Interviews Emma Jane Purcell

    Bonus Episode - Guest Host Tom Moran Interviews Emma Jane Purcell

    Emma Jane Purcell chats to people at the top of their game about failure - from their first memory of failure to how they cope with it now.




    On this bonus episode, Emma Jane hands over the podcast to guest host Tom Moran who turns the failure questions on her. Tom is a writer, actor, stand-up and the host of his own podcast Personality Bingo.




    Follow Emma Jane on:

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    Music: Leah Moore

    Art: Shane Kelleher

    • 52 min
    Agnes O'Casey

    Agnes O'Casey

    Emma Jane Purcell chats to people at the top of their game about failure - from their first memory of failure to how they cope with it now.




    After recently graduating from drama school, Aggi has already made her TV debut in the BBC drama Ridley Road, where she plays the leading role of Vivien Epstein. She has also worked with Druid, playing the role of Nina in The Seagull, directed by Garry Hynes and is currently filming the lead role of Maud in the feature film Uncle Silas. Aggi is the great-granddaughter of dramatist Sean O'Casey.

    But Aggi is not here to talk about success - she's here to talk about failure.

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    Music: Leah Moore
    Art: Shane Kelleher

    • 52 min
    Brian Pennie

    Brian Pennie

    Emma Jane Purcell chats to people at the top of their game about failure - from their first memory of failure to how they cope with it now.




    After fifteen years of chronic heroin addiction, which was so bad he was deemed too much of a risk to detox, Brian has completely turned his life around. He is now a neuro-science lecturer, motivational speaker, life-change strategist and PHD student. He is also the author of the incredible Bonus-Time, a book where he tells his story of surviving the worst and discovering the magic of every day.




    But Brian is not here to talk about success - he's here to talk about failure.




    Follow Emma Jane on:

    Instagram @emmajanepurcell

    Twitter @emmajanepurcell




    Music: Leah Moore

    Art: Shane Kelleher

    • 50 min
    Mia McKenna-Bruce

    Mia McKenna-Bruce

    Emma Jane Purcell chats to people at the top of their game about failure - from their first memory of failure to how they cope with it now.




    Mia's first role was as a ballet girl in the West End production of Billy Elliot. She then went on to star in numerous T.V. shows including Tracy Beaker Returns, The Dumping Ground and Eastenders. Now as an adult, her career is reaching dizzying heights appearing in films and T.V. shows like The Witcher, The Vampire Academy (due for release next year) and Netflix feature film, Persuasion (due for release next year). 




    But Mia is not here to talk about success - she's here to talk about failure.




    Follow Emma Jane on:

    Instagram @emmajanepurcell

    Twitter @emmajanepurcell




    Music: Leah Moore

    Art: Shane Kelleher

    • 56 min
    LYRA

    LYRA

    Emma Jane Purcell chats to people at the top of their game about failure - from their first memory of failure to how they cope with it now.




    Having self-released her debut EP W.I.L.D, Lyra caught the attention of people around the world with her single Emerald - signing with Universal soon after. Since then she has played sold-out headline shows and Electric Picnic, had her music feature on Grey's Anatomy and performed on the U2 album The Joshua Tree. In 2019 her song Falling was nominated for Single of the Year at the RTE choice awards. 

    But Lyra is not here to talk about success - she's here to talk about failure.

    Follow Emma Jane on:
    Instagram @emmajanepurcell
    Twitter @emmajanepurcell

    Music: Leah Moore
    Art: Shane Kelleher

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
86 Ratings

86 Ratings

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Brilliant new episode

Fantastic episode with Jarlath Regan. Really enjoyed it.

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Highly recommend the interview with
Louise O’Neill . She is so articulate about her life and failures.

Personality Bingo Podcast ,

10/10

Great podcast about the not-so great moments! So life-affirming and so much fun!

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