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 9. Dawn Hope.
Dawn Hope has been a working actress since her first film as a child. Working across the industry in musical theatre, Film & TV, Dawn talks to me about the people who inspired her in her career, those who inspire her through their work and her advice to younger actors breaking through.
Episode 8. Amanda Abbington.
Amanda Abbington is an award winning actress. In this episode she talks to me about being objectified in auditions, why she champions casting parity between men & women over the age of 45 and the strength she draws from her friendship with actress Sue Vincent, which has lasted for more than 30 years
Episode 7. Rakie Ayola
Rakie Ayola is an award winning actress. Rakie talks to me about growing up in Cardiff, her 2021 BAFTA award winning portrayal of Gee Walker in "Anthony" and the energy and strength she gets from her friends and family.
Episode 6. Amanda Redman.
Amanda Redman MBE is an award winning actress. Amanda talks to me about her career, how ageism has impacted her post 50 and the importance of women using their voice to fight for what they believe in.
Episode 5. Emily Thornberry MP
Emily Thornberry is the Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury and the Shadow Attorney General. Emily talks about how women in public life are treated in terms of age and perceptions of beauty and her favourite older people in her life including her Irish grandmother.
Episode 4. Sanjeev Bhaskar
Sanjeev Bhaskar is a writer, actor & documentary film maker. He talks to me about the benefits of getting older and what he's learnt throughout his life from the older people both friends and family, who he loves.