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Going behind the scenes to bring you showbiz interviews, TV recommendations and our thoughts on the latest movie releases - from both sides of the Atlantic. Join Katie, Claire and Stevie for a fun look at the world of entertainment. Got a message for us? Email backstage@sky.uk

Going behind the scenes to bring you showbiz interviews, TV recommendations and our thoughts on the latest movie releases - from both sides of the Atlantic. Join Katie, Claire and Stevie for a fun look at the world of entertainment. Got a message for us? Email backstage@sky.uk

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Going behind the scenes to bring you showbiz interviews, TV recommendations and our thoughts on the latest movie releases - from both sides of the Atlantic. Join Katie, Claire and Stevie for a fun look at the world of entertainment. Got a message for us? Email backstage@sky.uk

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Episodes

Jungle Cruise, Limbo and Watch the Sound

7/29/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News hosted by Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong, and Katie Spencer. This week we dissect Jungle Cruise, we talk to Ben Sharrock about his new film Limbo, and discuss the new music doc from Edgar Wright The Sparks Brothers. Plus we review Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson and we find out how our own Katie Spencer has basically become a grime star. Stay tuned and don't forget to rate, review and subscribe and get in touch via backstage@sky.uk...

Duration:00:43:09

Amy Winehouse, Ted Lasso and Jolt

7/22/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week Claire and Stevie are joined by Sky News Arts and Entertainment Editor Amy Hitchcock to remember the legend that was Amy Winehouse. Our Amy’s been chatting to the singer Amy's goddaughter Dionne Bromfield - who is also the subject of a new MTV documentary, 10 years on from the star’s death. We also talk about Ted Lasso and hear from the show’s stars as it returns for a second series. And we review Jolt - the film that...

Duration:00:42:36

StoryCast 21: On Stage with Amy Winehouse

7/20/2021
In 2021, Sky News is marking some of the century’s biggest news events through the personal stories of lives defined by unforgettable moments from the last 21-years. Episode 10 of the 21-part series is On Stage with Amy Winehouse. Three days before Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning, she made her final stage appearance alongside her Goddaughter and musical protégée Dionne Bromfield. Now for the first time, Dionne reveals the ‘Aunty Amy’ only she knew. A decade since Winehouse’s...

Duration:00:21:08

Nowhere Special, Baptiste and Schmigadoon!

7/15/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Sky News Arts and Entertainment Editor Amy Hitchcock. In this episode, we hear from James Norton about his new film, Nowhere Special and those enduring Bond rumours. We also discuss the return of Baptiste and War of the Worlds and get stuck in a land of musicals with Shmigadoon! Stay tuned and don't forget to rate, review and subscribe and get in touch via backstage@sky.uk...

Duration:00:46:02

Black Widow, Luxe House Sydney and The Surrogate

7/8/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong, and Chris Robertson chat about Black Widow and there’s new property porn from Australia - we’ve been watching Luxe House Sydney. We also remember legendary director Richard Donner and wonder what it is like to be faced with tough life decisions after watching The Surrogate. Plus we talk about the new Monsters Inc spin-off series Monsters At Work. Stay tuned and don't forget to rate, review...

Duration:00:46:17

The Tomorrow War, Stephen Dorff and Fear Street

7/1/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News with Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong, and Katie Spencer. This week, we have a brief chat about F9 - the latest in the Fast and Furious franchise. We review new sci-fi The Tomorrow War and hear from its star Chris Pratt. Fancy a new host? We might have a new recruit to the podcast as Stevie enlists Stephen Dorff to come work with us. There's a nostalgic-horrific trip down memory lane as we discuss the new Fear Street adaptations, and...

Duration:00:50:41

Another Round, Mary J Blige and Too Hot To Handle

6/24/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Sky News Arts and Entertainment Editor Amy Hitchcock to chat about this week's film and TV news and gossip. We hear from Oscar-winner Thomas Vinterberg who tells how he feels about the Leonardo DiCaprio remake of Another Round. There’s reviews of two documentaries - Mary J Blige: My Life and Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein’s Shadow. And hot summer reality TV is here! We discuss...

Duration:00:53:38

In The Heights, Physical and Luca

6/17/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Chris Robertson from the Sky News entertainment team. We discuss In The Heights, the new Lin Manuel Miranda musical, and hear from him and some of the stars. We also talk to Rose Byrne about her new show Physical on Apple TV Plus. And we chat about the gorgeous animation Luca on Disney Plus and the sobering Covid drama Together on BBC Two. Stay tuned and don't forget to...

Duration:00:52:31

Clarkson’s Farm, Loki and Lupin

6/10/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week, Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Sky News Correspondent Katie Spencer. Find out why everyone’s always shouting at Jeremy Clarkson as we chat to him ahead of his new show which sees him try his hand at farming. The trio also talk about the hot new series from Disney Plus: Loki, Part 2 of Lupin on Netflix and new genre-blending show Blindspotting on Starzplay. Stay tuned and don't forget to rate, review and...

Duration:00:37:12

Lisey’s Story, Sweet Tooth and Time

6/4/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Sky News Arts and Entertainment Editor Amy Hitchcock. Together, they discuss the TV BAFTAs and revisit Mare of Easttown now the series has come to an end. We hear from Julianne Moore and J.J Abrams about their latest venture – the Stephen King adaptation of Lisey’s Story. They also talk about the latest show based on a comic book - Sweet Tooth, prison drama Time and the new...

Duration:00:45:09

Cruella, Panic and Cynthia Erivo

5/28/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week, Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Sky News Arts and Entertainment correspondent Lucy Cotter. We review Cruella, new YA show Panic and documentary Liverpool Narcos. There’s a chat with Cynthia Erivo about playing her hero, plus we take a look at the spine-chilling new Conjuring film and Stevie has a haunted story of his own to share. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe and do get in touch via...

Duration:00:48:31

Trying, Breeders and The Army of the Dead

5/20/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong and Katie Spencer get into two VERY different parenting shows - Breeders and Trying, and have a quick chat with Rafe Spall about parenting today. We also check out the new drama from Britbox - The Beast Must Die, and Stevie Wong speaks to Chris Rock about what it took to get Samuel L. Jackson involved in his latest project, Spiral. Plus we tease the new Zac Snyder zombie movie The Army of...

Duration:00:42:02

The Underground Railroad, Those Who Wish Me Dead and The Nevers

5/14/2021
Welcome to Backstage - the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Sky News arts and entertainment editor Amy Hitchcock, and we have a jampacked show kicking off with a discussion about the BRIT Awards, as Claire and Amy have been to their first in-person live event this year. We also talk about the new series from Barry Jenkins: The Underground Railroad, and have a chat with him about an inside scoop that sets the series off...

Duration:00:57:50

Line of Duty finale, The Pursuit of Love and Oxygen

5/6/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week, Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong, are joined by Sky News Arts and Entertainment Correspondent Lucy Cotter. The team dissect that Line of Duty series finale and discuss the new drama that’s replacing it on Sunday nights on BBC One, The Pursuit of Love. Plus they lose their breath with new Netflix film Oxygen. Not one to miss! Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe and do get in touch via backstage@sky.uk – we love...

Duration:00:43:42

Oscars debrief, Intergalactic and Without Remorse

4/29/2021
Welcome to another week on Backstage - the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week hosts Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong, and Katie Spencer have a full post-Oscars debrief, and discuss the carb-fest that was Katie’s Oscars viewing party menu – Mank-aroni cheese anyone? We chat about Intergalactic - Sky One’s new sci-fi, and talk about the new drama from the Theroux family on Apple TV Plus, Mosquito Coast. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe and do get in touch via backstage@sky.uk...

Duration:00:45:14

Oscars Preview, Mare of Easttown and Shadow and Bone

4/22/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week, Claire and Stevie are joined by Chris Robertson from the Sky News entertainment team. On today's agenda: We’ll tell you everything you need to know ahead of the Oscars – and give our predictions for some of the most exciting categories. We also talk about Kate Winslet’s return to TV, and her experience as a producer on Sky Atlantic’s Mare of Easttown, plus you can hear from the star herself. We review Netflix's...

Duration:00:51:53

Baftas preview, Promising Young Woman and Too Close

4/9/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. Today Stevie Wong and Claire Gregory are joined by Sky News arts and entertainment editor Amy Hitchcock. This week is a big BAFTA episode with a look at what’s in the running and thoughts on who might win. The trio discus Riz Ahmed's critically acclaimed film, The Sound of Metal, as well as Carey Mulligan's Promising Young Woman. There’s a review of new ITV psychological thriller Too Close and Claire, naturally, shudders to...

Duration:00:45:23

Minari, The Mauritanian and Wellington Paranormal

4/1/2021
Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week, Claire and Stevie are joined by Katie Spencer to discuss a couple of the films attracting awards buzz this year. First up we have yet another update on what the Oscars will look like. We talk about the beautiful drama Minari and hear from The Mauritanian star Tahar Rahim. There's a New Zealand parody comedy called Wellington Paranormal to discuss and we welcome back Godzilla and King Kong as the unlikely pair look...

Duration:00:41:57

Six Minutes to Midnight, The Irregulars and The Syndicate

3/26/2021
Welcome to Backstage! This is the film and TV podcast from Sky News and this week Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Amy Hitchcock - Sky News' Arts and Entertainment Editor to discuss what's going on in the world of showbusiness. There’s a discussion about changes to Disney’s release schedule, the very interesting letter to nominees regarding the Oscars and Orlando Bloom's baffling daily routine. We review the new Sherlock themed Netflix series The Irregulars and Stevie’s been...

Duration:00:50:47

Oscar nominations, Line of Duty and the Snyder Cut

3/18/2021
This week on Backstage - the film and TV podcast from Sky News - Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Katie Spencer who’s been mourning the loss of Glastonbury this year by creating her own Pyramid stage. As awards season rumbles on we discuss the Grammys and the Oscar nominations, then take a look at what’s on at this year’s BFI Flare LGBTI festival and SXSW – where Demi Lovato’s new documentary has just premiered. There’s a spoiler-free review of the first episode of the new...

Duration:00:45:57