9 episodes

The official Succession podcast features conversations with the major players from the award-winning HBO series. Hosted by Roger Bennett and produced by Bennett and Jonathan Williamson, the multi-part Succession podcast dives deep into the razor-sharp writing, dynamic performances and high-powered family drama that drive the series. Featuring interviews with the cast, each episode provides a behind-the-scenes look at the show’s most memorable moments and more as Bennett revisits the series with those who know it best. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts and stream Seasons 1 and 2 of Succession on HBO and HBO Max.

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    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 303 Ratings

The official Succession podcast features conversations with the major players from the award-winning HBO series. Hosted by Roger Bennett and produced by Bennett and Jonathan Williamson, the multi-part Succession podcast dives deep into the razor-sharp writing, dynamic performances and high-powered family drama that drive the series. Featuring interviews with the cast, each episode provides a behind-the-scenes look at the show’s most memorable moments and more as Bennett revisits the series with those who know it best. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts and stream Seasons 1 and 2 of Succession on HBO and HBO Max.

    Matthew Macfadyen

    Matthew Macfadyen

    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Emmy nominee Matthew Macfadyen, who plays Tom Wambsgans, the brown-nosed king of beta-maleness and cuckold crown prince of doomed love. Matthews talks transforming his velvety British voice into Tom's American accent, his antithetical relationships with Shiv and Greg, and the sheer terror of eating Logan Roy's chicken.

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    • 31 min
    Alan Ruck

    Alan Ruck

    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Alan Ruck, who plays Connor Roy, the Presidential hopeful, sugar daddy and Napoleon artifact aficionado. Alan talks what one line unlocked Connor for him, his character's relationship with "the golden trio" of Roy siblings and Rasputin's penis.

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    • 26 min
    J. Smith-Cameron

    J. Smith-Cameron

    Host Roger Bennett is joined by J. Smith-Cameron, who plays Gerri Kellman, Waystar Royco’s General Counsel, the smartest person in the room and a true boss in a sea of manboys. Smith-Cameron talks Gerri as a strong, empowering female role, her ability to steal a scene with a side-eye or smirk, and the origin of the term "slime puppy." 

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    • 32 min
    Nicholas Braun

    Nicholas Braun

    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Emmy nominee Nicholas Braun, who plays Cousin Greg, the gangly, toe fungus-beset, California Pizza Kitchen aficionado capable of stapling his pants to his own leg. Braun talks about his comedic connection with Matthew Macfadyen, whether Greg has the killer instinct to rise to the top of Waystar Royco, and meeting Succession fan, President Bill Clinton.

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    • 27 min
    Kieran Culkin

    Kieran Culkin

    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Emmy-nominee Kieran Culkin, who plays Roman Roy, the louche, gutter-mouthed, broken third son of monstrous patriarch Logan. Kieran talks Roman's unfiltered approach to life, the character's sexual hangups, and finally embracing acting as a "career" in his mid-30s. 

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    • 34 min
    Sarah Snook

    Sarah Snook

    Host Roger Bennett is joined by Sarah Snook, who plays Shiv Roy, that astute, acerbic, entitled lover of non-monogamous relationships, unbridled power and backless turtlenecks. Snook talks landing the role on a longshot video from Australia, the dynamics and origins of Shiv's relationship with Tom, and if she is the rightful heir to the Waystar Royco throne.

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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
303 Ratings

303 Ratings

whitneyswoboda ,

As compelling as the show...

Insights from the cast are a magnificent testament to the masterful acting in Succession. Most fulfilling is Jeremy Strong’s incredibly cerebral analysis of Kendall Roy and his craft.

Acquaintance of the Pod ,

Wrong Host

Too much Rog... has no edit function in his mind or laptop... enjoyed the actors though

A Gooner 3 ,

Insightful interviews

Rog dives deep into one of the best written best acted most pertinent series since The Wire.

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