Ageing isn't failing but instead a privilege that not everyone can enjoy. In this podcast I'll be talking to guests about what ageing is really like for them and challenging the myths & stereotypes that being older means being less than. Launching in January 2022
Episode 15. Juliet Stevenson
Juliet Stevenson is an award winning stage and screen actress, who combines her passion for her work with her committment to highlighting societal issues which need wider public attention. Juliet talks to me about the reality of industry ageism targeting women and her favourite older people in public life and her own life.
Episode 14. Joseph Millson.
Joe Millson is a theatre film & TV actor, writer and director. In this episode he talks to me about his new short film "Care" where he's chosen to stay behind the camera, writing his autobiography in lockdown & his favourite older people in public life and his own life.
Episode 13. Amy Baer.
Amy Baer is the President of Landline Pictures, a U.S. production company whose lable is focused on the 50+ audience but not limited to this demographic, as the themes comprising the ethos of the company are universal. Amy talks to me about why neglecting this segment of the audience is a economic fallacy and is as Amy says "Leaving money on the table".
Episode 12. Sarah Jane Potts
Sarah-Jane Potts is an actress, writer and award winning director. She talks to me about her work, the ideas and inspiration behind her new short film "The Magician" her favourite older people in public life & her personal life and why being a good mother is so important to her.
Episode 11. Jonathan Harvey.
Jonathan Harvey is an award winning screenwriter, playwright and author. He talks to me about his favourite older people in is own life & in public life what growing older means to him and how being a young gay man in the early days of the AIDS pandemic didn't offer much hope for getting older at all.
Episode 10. Dame Harriet Walter
Dame Harriet Walter (DBE) is an award winning actress who has worked across theatre, film & TV in the U.K. & internationally. In this podcast Harriet reflects on the benefits of ageing, how women are seen & not seen as we age and talks about her favourite older people from public life and her own life