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Julie Wilson Nimmo is a well-known Scottish actress who continues to have an exciting and varied career in Theatre, Film, TV and Radio. After a fascinating and mind-altering stint living in Los Angeles, California, Julie is now back on home turf and has decided it’s time to start talking to the women who have and continue to, inspire her. It's a female skewed podcast to give inspirational, eloquent and motivational women a voice and a platform to share their enthralling human interest stories with us. With chats with talented females from stage, screen, politics, business, sport and beyond, to have a voice, and let their souls sing free. 
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And She Was And She Was

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Julie Wilson Nimmo is a well-known Scottish actress who continues to have an exciting and varied career in Theatre, Film, TV and Radio. After a fascinating and mind-altering stint living in Los Angeles, California, Julie is now back on home turf and has decided it’s time to start talking to the women who have and continue to, inspire her. It's a female skewed podcast to give inspirational, eloquent and motivational women a voice and a platform to share their enthralling human interest stories with us. With chats with talented females from stage, screen, politics, business, sport and beyond, to have a voice, and let their souls sing free. 
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    And She Was | Episode 6: Kate Carin

    And She Was | Episode 6: Kate Carin

    In this week’s podcast Julie chats to a Scottish feisty, funny, and fantastically talented TV and Film costume designer who has enjoyed an incredible journey over the last 3 decades. Kate Carin has enjoyed a successful career as an Emmy award winning designer to A-List stars in Hollywood, working with big named directors; Danny Boyle, Alan Parker and Ridley Scott. Listen in to hear about Kates remarkable career and life story so far...
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    And She Was | Episode 5: Mhairi Black MP

    And She Was | Episode 5: Mhairi Black MP

    This week Julie chats with a long time idol of hers, the inspiring and down to earth MP Mhairi Black. Mhairi talks with Julie about; growing up, her experience over the past 6 years in the UK parliament, how she relaxes after a long week and what she thinks is next for Scotland. Listen in for a great chat...


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    • 1 hr
    And She Was | Episode 4: Michelle Chantelle Hopewell

    And She Was | Episode 4: Michelle Chantelle Hopewell

    In this week’s podcast Julie catches up with fellow actor Michelle Hopewell. Michelle and Julie first met as actors in Glasgow’s Tron Theatre when she was still training at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She has an impressive portfolio of TV, film, and theatre credits, whilst at the same time making a name for herself as a blogger, activist, and writer, focusing on mindfulness, race issues and woman’s empowerment. They had a fantastic, informative chat. Have a listen!



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    • 38 min
    And She Was | Episode 3: Dawn Steele

    And She Was | Episode 3: Dawn Steele

    In this episode Julie re connects with fellow Scottish actress Dawn Steele. Dawn is best known for her TV work on; Monarch of the Glen, Wild at Heart, River City, and is currently staring in BBC One's Holby City. Julie and Dawn talk about Dawn's path to becoming an actor and her propensity for throwing herself in freezing cold bodies of water, otherwise known as wild Swimming. Listen in for all the chat!


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    • 48 min
    And She Was | Episode 2: W/ Midwife, Emily Smith

    And She Was | Episode 2: W/ Midwife, Emily Smith

    In this episode Julie sits down with Emily Smith, a veteran midwife for 37 years. Emily headed up the ‘Early Pregnancy Unit’ in the West of Scotland with a group of dedicated midwives, putting woman’s interests first. She was a support for couples who found themselves in the unfortunate and deeply distressing situation of losing a baby. They chat all about Emily’s career, but also about the still taboo subject of miscarriage.





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    • 1 hr 1 min
    And She Was | Episode 1: Lorraine Mcintosh

    And She Was | Episode 1: Lorraine Mcintosh

    In this first episode of the series Julie sits down for a gab with the amazing Lorraine McIntosh. Known for her roles in various stage and screen performances, as well as a vocalist for the iconic Scottish pop rock band Deacon Blue. In this chat Julie and Lorraine talk about Lorraine's childhood, how she got started with Deacon Blue and what it was like being a female actor starting out in the industry.
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    • 59 min

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