15 episodes

Funny people talk to podcaster and actor Margaret Cabourn-Smith about their unrequited loves in all their intense and embarrassing glory.

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    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Funny people talk to podcaster and actor Margaret Cabourn-Smith about their unrequited loves in all their intense and embarrassing glory.

    Mina Anwar

    Mina Anwar

    Actress Mina Anwar talks to Margaret about her Geography teacher Mr Simkins who not only inspired her to sing but also looked uncannily like a ginger Magnum PI.

    • 45 min
    Richard Herring

    Richard Herring

    Writer, podcaster and downright comedy legend Richard Herring talks to Margaret about how, as a teenager, being both square and smelly cost him huge.  He goes on to talk about how he went out with someone he had made a shrine to on national television and the importance of dealing with his own fans' crushes sensitively. 

    • 49 min
    Heidi Regan

    Heidi Regan

    Aussie stand up Heidi Regan remembers loving Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher from afar and harbouring a beautifully life-changing crush on Andrea Corr.

    • 45 min
    Katy Wix

    Katy Wix

    Actor and writer Katy Wix talks to Margaret about her most memorable crushes - from Heathcliff to a boy in the canteen to King Kong.

    • 52 min
    Julia Raeside

    Julia Raeside

    Podcaster and journalist Julia Raeside remembers her most formative crushes from Michael Praed in Robin of Sherwood to Mark Rylance and maybe even Hamlet.

    • 49 min
    Sarah Kendall

    Sarah Kendall

    Award winning writer and stand-up Sarah Kendall looks back on the crushes from her youth - from Alan Alda to Dustin Hoffman via a boy called Piccolo. She also talks about the challenges of coming out in her 40s and the deeper understanding she has gained of herself.

    • 45 min

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6 Ratings

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