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The Sky News entertainment team goes behind the scenes to bring you news, interviews and analysis from the world of showbiz every fortnight. We'll keep you up to date with extended interviews, all the big talking points and new releases and we delve into the archives for a look back at some of the big showbiz stories from yesteryear.

The Sky News entertainment team goes behind the scenes to bring you news, interviews and analysis from the world of showbiz every fortnight. We'll keep you up to date with extended interviews, all the big talking points and new releases and we delve into the archives for a look back at some of the big showbiz stories from yesteryear.
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The Sky News entertainment team goes behind the scenes to bring you news, interviews and analysis from the world of showbiz every fortnight. We'll keep you up to date with extended interviews, all the big talking points and new releases and we delve into the archives for a look back at some of the big showbiz stories from yesteryear.

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Bonus: Our full chat with Deborah Frances-White

4/13/2019
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Bethany and Katie went backstage for a chat with Deborah Frances-White about her Guilty Feminist UK tour and upcoming movie Say My Name. It was so much fun, we thought we'd put it out in full.

Duration:00:27:32

Mourning Fleabag, hurting Bear Grylls, and guilty feminism

4/12/2019
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Stevie has been to the world premiere of the final season of Game of Thrones, while Katie and Bethany chat to Deborah Frances White - star of the Guilty Feminist podcast and writer of new film Say My Name. Plus we're already missing Fleabag, but very excited about Joker.

Duration:00:56:54

Apple TV, Us and Rocketman

3/29/2019
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In Backstage, the entertainment podcast from Sky News, Katie, Stevie and Bethany discuss Apple’s celeb crammed introduction to the world of TV streaming, delve into the documentary inspired by hit podcast Serial and try to work out what the heck Netflix’s Russian Doll is all about. Plus we chat to the cast of Jordan Peele’s horror Us and Taron Egerton gives us a little insight into playing Elton John in biopic Rocketman.

Duration:00:46:09

Fleabag, After Life and Marie Kondo

3/15/2019
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In Backstage, the entertainment podcast from Sky News, Katie, Stevie and Bethany take a look at the TV getting everyone talking, the shows NOT to watch with your grandma and how to spark a little joy in your viewing life. Plus, the K-Pop scandal rocking South Korea and the college admissions ‘scam’ hitting celebrities in the US.

Duration:00:32:36

'Eat cake and throw up': Colman, Gaga and Lee on their Oscar wins

2/26/2019
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Before packing up to head from LA, Bethany is joined by Hollywood reporter Brent Simon to review the Oscars, and hear the best bits from backstage as winners Olivia Colman, Spike Lee, Lady Gaga and Rami Malek face the press.

Duration:00:39:25

Oscars preview: British hopefuls and pre-show blunders

2/22/2019
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Bethany is in LA where she's had the briefest of sneak peaks behind the scenes ahead of the Oscars. Joining her are Sky's entertainment correspondent Lucy Cotter and Hollywood journalist Brent Simon to discuss the PR nightmare that has been the build up to this year's awards. Plus we hear from hopefuls Glenn Close and Melissa McCarthy.

Duration:00:39:01

Liam Neeson, Barry Jenkins, Monty Python and Company

2/9/2019
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In Backstage, the entertainment podcast from Sky News, Katie, Stevie and Bethany ask what was Liam Neeson thinking, and pull apart the bits in between the SuperBowl. Oscar winning director Barry Jenkins gives us the low-down on If Beale Street Could Talk and Company star Rosalie Craig tells us why we need to talk about single women in their 30s. Plus we go back in time to when Monty Python went back on the road.

Duration:00:39:35

Oscar nominations, Christian Bale, Bros and Gwyneth

1/25/2019
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In Backstage, the entertainment podcast from Sky News, Katie, Stevie and Bethany dissect the Academy Award nominations and predict some winners; the Bros boys tell us how they’re doing their bit to combat fake news and we peek at the festival fail that’s spawned not one but two documentaries. We also chat to Oscar nominated Vice stars Christian Bale and Amy Adams. Plus we go back in time to re-live the day Chris and Gwyneth “consciously uncoupled”.

Duration:00:49:14

Golden Globe wins, Bafta nods, and Stan & Ollie

1/18/2019
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In Backstage, the entertainment podcast from Sky News, Katie, Stevie and Bethany get stuck into awards season, discussing the stars who took home the big prizes at the Golden Globes, the BAFTA nominations following suit and the possibility of a hostless Oscars. We talk to Stan And Ollie cast members Steve Coogan John C Reilly Shirley Henderson and director Jon S Baird. Plus we go back in time to when Usher was still on divorce number one.

Duration:00:45:31

Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Oasis

1/16/2019
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Katie, Stevie and Bethany discuss the films getting them excited in 2019 - an eclectic mix including a chorus line of pitch-perfect #Cats, a big-eared baby elephant #Dumbo and the piano-playing Rocketman himself, Elton John. We chat to Spike Lee about his chances at Oscars 2019 with #BlacKkKlansman, and how far he thinks we've come in the three years since Oscars So White. Plus we go back in time to hear Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher calmly discussing their differences before declaring...

Duration:00:37:36

Fantastic Beasts, The Spice Girls and Oscars Panic

1/16/2019
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In this edition of the Sky News entertainment podcast, Katie, Stevie and Bethany discuss the celebrity response to the devastating wildfires sweeping California, the #Oscars nomination hopeful jumping through hoops to make the cut and Tom Hardy’s gift to mothers around the world. We also talk to Fantastic Beasts Crimes of Grindelwald stars JudeLaw, Eddie Redmayne and Ezra Miller to see what they have to say about the franchise finally acknowledging Dumbledore’s sexuality. Plus we go back in...

Duration:00:34:26

Beychella, A Quiet Place and The Rock

1/15/2019
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In the entertainment podcast from Sky News, Claire Gregory, Katie Spencer and Stevie Wong discuss Beyonce's triumphant set at Coachella, Amazon's record-breaking Lord Of The Rings TV show, and hear an interview with Emily Blunt about her box office smash A Quiet Place, which was directed by her husband. Plus The Rock talks about the response he's had since opening up about depression and we go back in time to the first arrival in a new generation of one of the most famous families in the...

Duration:00:26:29

Taron Egerton, Rachel Weisz and Channing Tatum

12/30/2018
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Katie, Stevie and Bethany discuss a Coldplay rebrand, Shawn Mendes’ unnecessary sexuality clarification and Bruce Springsteen on Broadway. We also grill Robin Hood star Taron Egerton over his action hero credentials (he doesn’t reckon he has any), Rachel Weisz on why she’s sick of being asked THAT question and Channing Tatum on his love for Amanda Bynes. Plus we go back in time to when Lady Gaga maxed out her budget on the Monster Ball.

Duration:00:36:26

Golden Globes, Grammys, Sly Stallone and Steve Carell

12/20/2018
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In Backstage, the entertainment podcast from Sky News, Katie, Stevie and Bethany discuss the British artists creating a buzz in Hollywood and the big cash rewards for reality stars who survive I'm A Celeb. Dolph Lundgren opens up about his CreedII bestie Sylvester Stallone and Welcome To Marwen’s lead man Steve Carell bows down to #stiletto wearing women everywhere. Plus we go back in time to find out why you just can’t get some #tunes out of your head.

Duration:00:37:16

Mark Wahlberg, Maniac and Sir Elton John

9/28/2018
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Katie, Stevie and Claire discuss Mark Wahlberg and other celebs bizarre schedules, the future of the DC Universe and new Netflix releases Maniac – with interviews with Emma Stone and Justin Theroux – and films To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and Sierra Burgess Is A Loser Plus we go back in time to hear Sir Elton John talking about Glastonbury among other things.

Duration:00:33:14

TIFF, Crazy Rich Asians and Celebrity Big Brother

9/12/2018
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Stevie is at the Toronto Film Festival #TIFF and has the low down on Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born Halloween and other movies that will be big come awards season. Katie explains why she loves Lin-Manuel Miranda even more since he turned up at a pub in Wales and Claire speaks to Gemma Chan and Henry Golding from Crazy Rich Asians. Plus there's a look back in time to when the Big Brother house was a tourist attraction and the latest Celebrity Big Brother comes under the spotlight.

Duration:00:32:04

Autumn TV, Idris Elba and Bond

8/29/2018
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The summer is coming to an end so Katie, Stevie and Claire discuss the TV we can look forward to this Autumn including Bake Off Strictly and X-Factor, The Bodyguard, Sharp Objects and the final Big Bang Theory. Plus they dissect the #celebrity stories that have made headlines during silly season and hear from Idris Elba on his directorial debut Yardie and of course those #Bond rumours. And we go back in time to hear from another 007 Daniel Craig.

Duration:00:34:01

Oscars changes, Mercury Prize and Kylie

8/15/2018
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In Backstage, the entertainment podcast from Sky News, Katie, Stevie and Claire discuss the recently announced controversial changes to the #Oscars. Stevie reviews The Meg and Crazy Rich Asians and we hear from some of the Mercury Prize nominees including Lily Allen and Everything Everything. Plus we go back in time to hear Kylie reflecting on her career.

Duration:00:31:48

Being 'Woke,' Mission Impossible and ComicCon

7/31/2018
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In this Sky News entertainment podcast, Katie Spencer, Stevie Wong and Claire Gregory contemplate whether we’re getting too 'woke' when it comes to showbiz. Stevie gives the new Mission Impossible film a glowing review and we hear from cast members Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson, plus get all the goss out of ComicCon where the new Doctor spoke to reporters and a host of new trailers were debuted, and we head back in time to when Madonna took a tumble.

Duration:00:34:00

Mamma Mia Sequel, Latin Pop and the Emmys

7/18/2018
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Katie and Claire have all the gossip from the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again world premiere - hear from stars including Cher and Pierce Brosnan. Stevie introduces us to the In My Feelings challenge and the team chat through the Emmy nominations. Plus we go back in time to hear from Mick Jagger.

Duration:00:30:21