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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
    • 4.8 • 6 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.

    Adam Richman - aka The OG Man v Food gastronaut

    Adam Richman - aka The OG Man v Food gastronaut

    Adam joins Genevieve to reminisce about his rise to fame on Man v Food and chats about the phenomenon and legacy of the show.
    He talks about how the food challenges took a toll on his body, dealing with overfamiliar fans, transcendent food experiences  and the real reason he stepped away from the show.
    Plus, Adam explains his love of British football, returning to his theatre roots and opens up about the hard lessons he's learned from social media.
    *Please note this episode contains swearing.
    If you've been affected by anything discussed in this episode, you can contact Rape Crisis in the UK and Rainn in the US.
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    You can watch Adam’s shows on the History Channel and of course catch all the reruns of Man v Food locally. And do check out his cookery book, Straight Up Tasty.
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    If you enjoyed this episode, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media so others can discover and enjoy it too. 
    And please consider donating to support the show! Visit celebritycatchup.com for more details.      
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Darren Hayes - aka Savage Garden's voice of an angel

    Darren Hayes - aka Savage Garden's voice of an angel

    Darren joins Genevieve to reminisce about his rise to fame and monster success in Savage Garden before splitting and forging a solo career.
    In an open and honest chat, he explains why he quietly quit the music industry in 2012 and why he's now ready to take it on again - as his true self.
    He also talks about being a parent to an Instagram dog, studying comedy for three years and his foray into podcasting, his love of Star Wars and his secret trick to borrowing Jean Paul Gaultier's clothes.
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    Darren’s latest track, Poison Blood is out now and his new album will be coming out later this year. He'll be touring the UK and Australia in early 2023 - you can see all the dates and buy tickets at darrenhayes.com.
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    If you enjoyed this episode, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media so others can discover and enjoy it too. 
    And please consider donating to support the show! Visit celebritycatchup.com for more details.      
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop

    • 52 min
    Judd Nelson - aka Breakfast Club icon and '80s heartthrob

    Judd Nelson - aka Breakfast Club icon and '80s heartthrob

    Judd joins Genevieve to reminisce about making John Hughes' classic 1985 film The Breakfast Club.
    Hear how he went undercover at a high school with Emilio Estevez for his role and the story behind how his now-iconic fist pump made its way on the screen.
    Judd also explains why he doesn't like being labelled part of the Brat Pack and gives a searingly honest critique of his career and the acting industry.
    Plus he talks about golf, the benefits of ceiling fans - and his latest film, coming-of-age-drama Iceland Is Best.
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    Iceland Is Best is out now on DVD and available to download via Amazon Prime, Apple, GooglePlay and Microsoft Store. 
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    If you enjoyed this episode, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media so others can discover and enjoy it too. 
    And please consider donating to support the show! Visit celebritycatchup.com for more details.      
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop

    • 29 min
    Dick & Dom - aka In Da Bungalow legends

    Dick & Dom - aka In Da Bungalow legends

    Kids TV legends Dick & Dom join Genevieve to reminisce about the success of In Da Bungalow in the early Noughties and explain why it ended far too soon.
    The guys chat about bogies, baby racing and blocking the BBC toilets with creamy muck muck.
    Dom also talks about the demands to stay looking young, while Rich explains why dementia charities are close to his heart.
    Plus the guys reveal what audiences can expect on their 20th anniversary In Da Bungalow live tour.
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    The Dick and Dom In Da Bunglow 20th anniversary tour kicks off in September and you can get tickets at myticket.co.uk.
    SEPTEMBER 
    Thurs 22 - NEWCASTLE – Tyne Theatre   
    Fri 23 - BIRMINGHAM – Town Hall   
    Sat 24 - READING – Hexagon   
    Sun 25 - CARDIFF – New Theatre   
    OCTOBER   
    Sat 1 - HIGH WYCOMBE – Wycombe Swan  
    Sun 2 - PORTSMOUTH – Guildhall    
    Wed 5 - IPSWICH – Regent Theatre   
    Thurs 6 - SHEFFIELD – o2 Academy   
    Fri 7 - BRADFORD – St. Georges Hall   
    Sat 8 - CROYDON – Ashcroft Theatre   
    Sun 9 - NOTTINGHAM – Theatre Royal   
    Thurs 13 - FROME – Cheese & Grain   
    Fri 14 - WOKING – New Victoria Theatre   
    NOVEMBER   
    Wed 2 - SOUTHEND – Cliffs Pavilion   
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    If you enjoyed this episode, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media so others can discover and enjoy it too. 
    And please consider donating to support the show! Visit celebritycatchup.com for more details.      
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop

    • 35 min
    Lea Thompson - aka Back To The Future royalty

    Lea Thompson - aka Back To The Future royalty

    Lea joins Genevieve to reminisce about being propelled to fame in some of the most iconic ‘80s films.  
    She opens up about the film she thinks ruined her movie career (spoiler - it's Howard the Duck), bouncing back with her own sitcom and her recent move into directing.  
    Lea also talks about why fish make great pets and reveals an awkward encounter she had with Brad Pitt.
    Plus, she also chats about her latest film opposite Eva Longoria - Unplugging - where she plays the local town crank and conspiracy theorist.   
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    Unplugging is out in the UK on digital platforms from 13 June - and if you’re elsewhere in the world, check your local services as it may already be there.  
    Check out the film's website - unpluggingthemov.com
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    If you enjoyed this episode, don't keep it to yourself! Please tell a friend or share a screenshot on social media so others can discover and enjoy it too. 
    And please consider donating to support the show! Visit celebritycatchup.com for more details.      
    If you'd like to say hello, you can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop

    • 29 min
    Season 4 teaser - aka Let's go round again!

    Season 4 teaser - aka Let's go round again!

    Genevieve's stopping by to let you know that series 4 of Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did will begin next week!  
    Once again she'll be joined by a host of stars who were involved in much-loved TV, film and music of the 1980s to 2000s, to take you on a trip down memory lane and talk about how their lives unfolded after.  
    Find out who the first guest will be and follow or subscribe now so you don't miss it - it's free!  
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    You can find the podcast 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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    Produced and edited by Genevieve.  
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop  

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 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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