19 episodes

Stuck at home, Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he's been longing to talk to - from all walks of life and on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Stuck at home, Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he's been longing to talk to - from all walks of life and on both sides of the Atlantic.

    17. Riz Ahmed

    17. Riz Ahmed

    Covid-19 hasn’t gone away and, due to travel restrictions, neither has Louis Theroux.

    In the second outing of his podcast series, he tracks down more high-profile guests he’s been longing to talk to - a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    Calling in from Oakland, California as the UK enters another lockdown, actor and director Riz Ahmed chats with Louis about rap battles, his relationship with the UK and the joy of daytime raves.

    Producer: Sara Jane Hall
    Assistant Producer: Molly Schneider

    A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 1 hr 4 min
    16. Oliver Stone

    16. Oliver Stone

    Covid-19 hasn’t gone away and, due to travel restrictions, neither has Louis Theroux. In the second outing of his podcast series, he tracks down more high-profile guests he’s been longing to talk to - a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    In this episode, multi award-winning film director Oliver Stone talks to Louis about surviving Vietnam, using Scarface to kick his drug addiction and who he thinks has been the worst US President.

    Producer: Paul Kobrak
    Assistant Producer: Catherine Murnane
    A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 1 hr
    15. Frankie Boyle

    15. Frankie Boyle

    Covid-19 hasn’t gone away and, due to travel restrictions, neither has Louis Theroux.

    In the second outing of his podcast series, Louis tracks down more high-profile guests he’s been longing to talk to - a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    In the latest episode, comedian and writer Frankie Boyle chats with Louis about growing up in Glasgow and discovering alcohol as a teenager. They also discuss whether cancel culture exists and the role that tabloid newspapers play in public outrage.

    Produced by Sara Jane Hall
    Assistant Producer: Catherine Murnane

    A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 58 min
    14. Ruby Wax

    14. Ruby Wax

    Covid-19 hasn’t gone away and, due to travel restrictions, neither has Louis Theroux. In the second outing of his podcast series, he tracks down more high-profile guests he’s been longing to talk to - a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    Calling in from an eco-village in Scotland, comedian, writer and mental-health campaigner Ruby Wax speaks to Louis about spending time with Donald Trump, turning her back on television and how the sight of Louis's face put Ruby off her food.

    Producer: Paul Kobrak
    Assistant Producer: Catherine Murnane
    A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 1 hr 14 min
    13. Rylan Clark-Neal

    13. Rylan Clark-Neal

    Covid-19 hasn’t gone away and, due to travel restrictions, neither has Louis Theroux. In the second outing of his podcast series, he tracks down more high-profile guests he’s been longing to talk to - a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    In this episode, television and radio presenter Rylan Clark-Neal settles down in his personal Big Brother diary room to talk to Louis about modelling his own home on the Big Brother house, crying onstage in front of millions and how one of Louis’s documentaries ignited his teenage sexuality.

    Produced by Sara Jane Hall
    Assistant Producer: Catherine Murnane
    A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 1 hr 3 min
    12. Sia

    12. Sia

    Covid-19 hasn’t gone away and, due to travel restrictions, neither has Louis Theroux. In the second outing of his podcast series, he tracks down more high-profile guests he’s been longing to talk to - a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious.

    In the second episode of the new series, singer-songwriter Sia talks to Louis Theroux about being catapulted to superstardom, the Aussie drinking holes of West London and her lockdown addiction to reality TV. Plus Louis gets the chance to sing Sia some of her most famous songs…

    Produced by Sara Jane Hall and Catherine Murnane
    A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4

    • 1 hr 6 min

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