70 episodes

An unashamedly nostalgic celebrity interview podcast where entertainment journalist Genevieve reminisces with the stars of much-loved TV, movies and music of the 1980s-2000s and discovers how their lives unfolded after that thing they did.

Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did Genevieve Hassan

    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 9 Ratings

An unashamedly nostalgic celebrity interview podcast where entertainment journalist Genevieve reminisces with the stars of much-loved TV, movies and music of the 1980s-2000s and discovers how their lives unfolded after that thing they did.

    Rozalla - aka Everybody's Free queen of rave

    Rozalla - aka Everybody's Free queen of rave

    Season 6 finale! '90s dance legend Rozalla joins Genevieve to reminisce about the success of her smash hit Everybody's Free (To Feel Good).     
    She talks about her proud legacy of the song, foam parties, '90s fashion and reveals why Michael Jackson ran away from her on tour...     
    Rozalla also talks about dancing with Al Pacino, training as a beauty therapist after being dropped by Sony and how the '90s music revival tours have kept her busy ever since.     
    Plus she chats about her new album and the perils of one-piece catsuits!          
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    Rozalla's new album, Turn On The Light is out now. You can buy and stream digital versions in the usual places, as well as buy it on CD and vinyl from energiserecords.com.
    You can also catch Rozalla at a number of music festivals this year, including the Biggest Disco in Birmingham, Glasgow and Wembley in December 2024.     
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    If you enjoy Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media (and tag me!) so others can discover and enjoy it too.   
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.   
    And if you'd like to support the show, find out more at celebritycatchup.com/support.      
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.   
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop     
    Lotta Love courtesy of Rozalla.
     
     

    • 52 min
    Peter Ostrum - aka Charlie from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

    Peter Ostrum - aka Charlie from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

    Peter joins Genevieve to reminisce about making classic movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and his starring role as Charlie Bucket.     
    He talks about working with Gene Wilder, the problem with everlasting gobstoppers, his burping double and the amazing legacy of the film.     
    Pete explains why he decided to quit acting after making the movie and was reluctant to talk about his involvement for a long time - and instead switched careers to become a vet.     
    Plus he gives his verdict on the latest Wonka film and reveals his new baby grand-daughter's sweet Wonka-inspired name.     
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    If you enjoy Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media (and tag me!) so others can discover and enjoy it too.   
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find the pod on X @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.   
    And if you'd like to support the show, find out more at celebritycatchup.com/support.      
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.   
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop
     

    • 38 min
    Christmas quickie - aka Time to celebrate

    Christmas quickie - aka Time to celebrate

    Genevieve stops by to wish everyone a happy new year and reflect on an unbelieveable 2023 for Celebrity Catch Up - filled with award wins, #1 chart positions around the world and more.     
    The pod will return in the new year to continue Season 6 with more nostalgia and more guests talking about how their lives unfolded after that thing they did!
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    If you enjoy Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media (and tag me!) so others can discover and enjoy it too.   
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.   
    And if you'd like to support the show, find out more at celebritycatchup.com/support.      
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.   
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop
     

    • 3 min
    Deniece Pearson - aka Five Star queen

    Deniece Pearson - aka Five Star queen

    Deniece joins Genevieve to reminisce about her rise to fame in the '80s alongside her siblings in smash hit pop group Five Star.     
    She talks about growing up in the public eye as a teenager, massive shoulder pads, making history winning a Brit Award and the infamous Going Live! phone-in incident.     
    Deniece also opens up about the backlash the group faced after letting cameras into their mansion home and why the family moved to California to escape the press.     
    Plus she talks about how she's forged her own varied path outside of Five Star, her "Denaissance" and her new Chrismas single.     
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    Santa Claus is Coming is out now - you can buy or stream it in all the usual places.     
    You can also check out Deniece’s website for upcoming tour dates - deniecepearsonofficial.com.     
    Follow Deniece on X @DeniecePearson and on Instagram @msdeniecepearson     
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    If you enjoy Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media (and tag me!) so others can discover and enjoy it too.   
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter/X @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.   
    And if you'd like to support the show, find out how you can help at celebritycatchup.com/support.      
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.   
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop
    Santa Claus is Coming courtesy of Deniece Pearson.

    • 44 min
    Omri Katz - aka Eerie Indiana and Hocus Pocus star

    Omri Katz - aka Eerie Indiana and Hocus Pocus star

    Omri joins Genevieve to reminisce about his rise to fame first in Dallas and then cult mystery Eerie Indiana.     
    He chats about Larry Hagman, preserving himself in tupperware (who could forget THAT episode!) and explains why Eerie was the most fun set he's worked on.     
    Omri also reveals how he feels about seeing his 15-year-old self on TV every day every October thanks to the love of Hocus Pocus and setting up fan events in Salem.     
    He explains why he decided to quit acting in his late teens and disappear from public view, talks about going to cosmetology school to train as a hairdresser - and why the job wasn't what he thought it would be.     
    Plus he talks about his passion for cultivating cannabis over the past 20 years and the challenges he's faced running a business in the industry.     
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    You can find out more about The Mary Danksters and pick up some merch at themarydanksters.store - and you can find Omri on Instagram at @dankster_omz.     
    If you’re in the mood to rewatch Eerie Indiana, you can stream it free on Amazon’s Freevee (US only at time of publishing).     
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    If you enjoy Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media (and tag me!) so others can discover and enjoy it too.   
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.   
    And if you'd like to support the show, you can donate to help with running costs.
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.   
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop

    • 52 min
    Aled Jones - aka Walking in the Air to success

    Aled Jones - aka Walking in the Air to success

    Aled joins Genevieve to reminisce about his rise to fame and explains how he came to sing Walking in the Air, famously associated with the classic 1982 animation The Snowman.     
    He chats about having to deal with constant press speculation and predictions as to when his voice would break and end his career, turning down Johnny Carson and the Queen Mother - and reveals how he ended up in Bob Geldof and Paula Yates's official wedding photos.     
    Aled also explains why he was relieved to retire his boy soprano career at 16, the pressure of starting an adult singing career and how he has Songs of Praise to thank for relaunching it.     
    Plus he relives his part in the infamous Royal It's A Knockout tournament, rubbishes claims his award-winning actress daughter Emilia is a nepo baby and chats about the latest album in his One Voice series, which sees him duet with his younger self.     
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    Aled’s latest album One Voice - Full Circle is out now and the Full Circle tour runs from March - November 2024.  More information and dates can be found on Aled's website - officialaledjones.com.     
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    If you enjoy Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media (and tag me!) so others can discover and enjoy it too.   
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.   
    And if you'd like to support the show, you can donate to help with running costs.
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.   
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop
    Bright Eyes courtesy of Decca/Universal Music.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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Wonderful podcast. Just listened to Genevieve interview Alan Ruck (Cameron Frye, from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off). It was fantastic! Highly recommend this podcast to anyone who loves listening to celebrity interviews that feel like two old friends chatting!

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