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A fun, unashamedly nostalgic podcast celebrating much-loved films, TV shows and music of the 1980s-2000s with the stars that made them. Join entertainment journalist Genevieve as we reminisce about each guest's favourite memories - and discuss how their lives unfolded after that thing they did.

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

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

A fun, unashamedly nostalgic podcast celebrating much-loved films, TV shows and music of the 1980s-2000s with the stars that made them. Join entertainment journalist Genevieve as we reminisce about each guest's favourite memories - and discuss how their lives unfolded after that thing they did.

    Season 3 Best Bits - aka Thanks for the memories

    Season 3 Best Bits - aka Thanks for the memories

    Join Genevieve as she picks out some memorable celebrity guest moments from Season 3. 
    Reminisce about Jurassic Park with Lex herself, as well as '80s hits from Go West and Yazz - and hear some cheeky antics from '90s pop legends Steps and Five.  
    Also hear Sean Maguire and Whigfield open up about some of the difficult times in their lives, find out why Curtis Stigers cut his trademark long hair and what Mr Motivator keeps in his bum bag!
    **Please note there is some swearing in this episode and references to a suicide storyline**
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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
     

    • 58 min
    Go West - aka '80s pop icons and the kings of wishful thinking

    Go West - aka '80s pop icons and the kings of wishful thinking

    It's the season 3 finale! Go West's Richard Drummie joins Genevieve to reminisce about the band's early career, their split and subsequent reunion. He talks about working with Sylvester Stallone, elephants - and why the band is still in debt to their record company to this day. Richard also talks about how the King of Wishful Thinking gave Go West a second bite of the success cherry, Jimmy Fallon and Paul Rudd's video remake, and the plans they have to celebrate their 35th anniversary.
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    You can catch Go West with the Southbank Sinfonia Orchestra in March and they’ll be touring and playing festivals until September. Find all the details on their website - gowest.org.uk
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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
     

    • 38 min
    Sean Maguire - aka Teen heartthrob turned Hollywood star

    Sean Maguire - aka Teen heartthrob turned Hollywood star

    Sean joins Genevieve to reminisce about his time on Grange Hill and EastEnders before he jetted off to the US to begin his Hollywood career.
    He explains why he preferred being at Grange Hill than his actual school, the accident that led to his pop career and how he ended up playing Wembley.
    He also talks about his early Hollywood career in sitcoms, Once Upon A Time, meeting his idols and why he decided to set up his own acting school.
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    You can find out more about Sean’s acting school at theplayersconservatory.com - or email theplayersconservatory@gmail.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
     
     

    • 59 min
    Curtis Stigers - aka Smooth jazz king

    Curtis Stigers - aka Smooth jazz king

    Curtis joins Genevieve to reminisce about the start of his career, his early hit singles and why he dismantled his pop career to make the music he wanted.
    We talk jazz, Sons of Anarchy, life as a touring musician and the real reason he got voted off a celebrity singing show.
    He also talks about his heart-throb image and how his '90s hair still follows him around - even though he cut it 30 years ago!
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    Curtis's new album, This Life, is out on 25 February and his latest single - a new version of You’re All That Matters To Me - is out now.
    As well as performing from his kitchen on his YouTube channel, Curtis will be touring around the UK until the summer. For full details check out his website curtisstigers.com.
    You can also follow Curtis on Twitter - @curtisstigers, on Instagram - @thecurtisstigers and on Facebook.
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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.
    I Wonder Why and You're All That Matters To Me courtesy of Curtis Stigers.
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop
     

    • 57 min
    Sean, Scott and Ritchie from Five - aka The bad boys of '90s pop

    Sean, Scott and Ritchie from Five - aka The bad boys of '90s pop

    Sean Conlon, Scott Robinson and Ritchie Neville join Genevieve to reminisce about their rise to fame and success before splitting in 2001.
    We talk about Sean's profound tweets, Scott opens up about the food disorder he lives with - and Ritchie sets the record straight on an internet rumour about him.
    Plus, we also chat about the group's first new music for 20 years, how the dance moves are getting tough on the knees and a brilliant story involving Liam Gallagher, a Bop It! and sideburns...
    **Please note, this episode contains swearing.**  
    We'll be taking a mid-season break over Christmas - back in the new year!
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    Five’s new single Time is out on 26 November and their new album is available to pre-order from 3 December for release in January 2022. 
    You can also find them on Instagram @itsfiveofficial, on Twitter @itsfiveofficial and on Facebook. And you can stream their music on Spotify and iTunes.
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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. 
    You can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.
    And if you'd like to support the show, visit the shop or support page at celebritycatchup.com.      
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.
    Time courtesy of Five.
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop

    • 48 min
    Yazz - aka The Only Way Is Up

    Yazz - aka The Only Way Is Up

    Yazz joins Genevieve to reminisce about making her chart-topping hit The Only Way Is Up, '80s fashion and styling George Michael.
    She also talks about the price of fame, the journey to finding her faith and recording gospel music.
    Plus, find out exactly who the Plastic Population were!
    You can find out more about Yazz's gospel albums - This Is Love and Running Back to You - on her website yazzmusic.co.uk and find her on Instagram and Facebook @YazzOfficial.
    Yazz has also compiled a collection of true stories, written by women, about their faith journeys. Including her own personal anecdotes, Pearls of Great Price is available on Amazon.
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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. 
    You can find me on Twitter @CelebCatchUpPod or Instagram @celebritycatchuppodcast.
    And if you'd like to support the show, visit the shop or support page at celebritycatchup.com.      
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    Episode hosted, produced and edited by Genevieve.
    The Only Way Is Up courtesy Yazz.
    Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop

    • 1 hr 1 min

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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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