8 episodes

Everyone needs a bank of inspiration. Everyone has loves and passions, across different aspects of life and culture. These are the things that enrich and sustain our lives. During this current climate we have increasingly realised what we treasure most – and much of it is related to art, film, music, stories, culture, sport, play, food, drink, and our most precious memories.

In this podcast, Alan Davies talk to mavericks and visionaries, storytellers and comedians, entrepreneurs and artists from around the world and asks them: What do you value most? What influences you? What inspires you? Who shaped you as a person? What are your seven pillars of wisdom?

Get in touch with the show: hello@keepitlightmedia.com

Seven Pillars with Alan Davies Keep It Light Media

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    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Everyone needs a bank of inspiration. Everyone has loves and passions, across different aspects of life and culture. These are the things that enrich and sustain our lives. During this current climate we have increasingly realised what we treasure most – and much of it is related to art, film, music, stories, culture, sport, play, food, drink, and our most precious memories.

In this podcast, Alan Davies talk to mavericks and visionaries, storytellers and comedians, entrepreneurs and artists from around the world and asks them: What do you value most? What influences you? What inspires you? Who shaped you as a person? What are your seven pillars of wisdom?

Get in touch with the show: hello@keepitlightmedia.com

    S1 EP8: Josh Widdicombe

    S1 EP8: Josh Widdicombe

    Seven Pillars with Alan Davies: S1 EP8: Josh Widdicombe

    Joining me in the studio this week to discuss his Seven Pillars is the brilliant comedian, presenter and writer - Josh Widdicombe. I hope you his company as much as I did.
    Thanks, Alan.

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    • 52 min
    S1 EP7 - Isy Suttie

    S1 EP7 - Isy Suttie

    Seven Pillars with Alan Davies: S1 EP7 - Isy Suttie

    Joining me in the studio this week to discuss her Seven Pillars is the brilliant comedian, actor and writer - Isy Suttie.

    Isy's new book 'Jane is Trying' is out on the 22nd July and available to pre-order now.
    And a new series of her podcast 'The Things We Do For Love' (on which I will be a guest) is available on all podcast platforms.

    I hope you her company as much as I did.
    Thanks, Alan.

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    S1 EP6 - Jay Parini

    S1 EP6 - Jay Parini

    Seven Pillars with Alan Davies: S1 EP6 - Jay Parini

    Joining me in the studio this week to discuss his Seven Pillars is Jay Parini - an American writer and academic. He is known for novels, poetry, biography, screenplays and criticism. He has published novels about Leo Tolstoy, Walter Benjamin, Paul the Apostle, and Herman Melville
    I hope you his company as much as I did. Thanks, Alan.

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    • 57 min
    S1 EP5 - Pat Nevin

    S1 EP5 - Pat Nevin

    Seven Pillars with Alan Davies: S1 EP5 - Pat Nevin

    Joining me in the studio this week to discuss his Seven Pillars is the brilliant Scottish footballer, DJ, writer, and broadcaster - Pat Nevin.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    S1 EP4 - Darren Harriott

    S1 EP4 - Darren Harriott

    Seven Pillars with Alan Davies: S1 EP4 - Darren Harriott

    Joining me in the studio this week to discuss his Seven Pillars is the brilliant comedian -Darren Harriott.

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    S1 EP3 - Jo Brand

    S1 EP3 - Jo Brand

    Seven Pillars with Alan Davies: S1 EP3 - Jo Brand

    Joining me in the studio this week to discuss her Seven Pillars is the brilliant English comedian, writer, presenter and actor - Jo Brand.

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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

BBinGA ,

US Listener

I enjoy this pod so much. Wonderful concept that allows for very interesting responses from the quests. Alan you have entertained me for years with your acting and comedy skills, thanks for this great podcast.

Van Wagner ,

Jo Brand. Still a Bother

Well, here I am quite a while after having listened to the Jo Brand episode that I caught on June 22 and with another comment. I am still annoyed at Jo Brand for her childish goings on with regard to how everything American is awful. I hope that I get over it but to listen to her childish comments really soured her wit, insight and generous self-deprecating humor that I have always enjoyed and admired her for. I am having difficulty feeling and thinking of her in the same way that I always have.
I guess if she fessed up to what brought all of the very generalized anti-American comments on it would be easier for me to understand. Knowing who or what brought about her anger might help me understand it all a bit better. The thought that anyone could do anything to her to create this, basically, whiny tirade against America and Americans is difficult to imagine. I just don't see Ms. Brand lashing out at an entire society. I am disappointed that someone could get under her wonderfully insightful and sharp intellect to cause this presentation.
It has exposed a weakness in Jo Brand that I never expected to encounter. Its personal and irresponsible on her part.

lemonpop5 ,

Interesting premise

The ‘Seven Pillars’ chosen by each guest provide fascinating and sometimes unexpected insights. Alan Davies is, as expected, a wonderful conversationalist and interviewer. Plus a fantastic and interesting range of guests. Highly recommended.

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