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Two Lines in Doctors is about people like us who dare to dream that they can be actors. People who are doing it a bit differently, who may have had a whole other career, who may not have gone to drama school, who may be older. People who keep on believing because they are passionate despite the hilarious amount of kickbacks and disappointments. Who inspires us? How can we support each other? Tune in and find out.

Two Lines in Doctors is about people like us who dare to dream that they can be actors. People who are doing it a bit differently, who may have had a whole other career, who may not have gone to drama school, who may be older. People who keep on believing because they are passionate despite the hilarious amount of kickbacks and disappointments. Who inspires us? How can we support each other? Tune in and find out.
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Two Lines in Doctors is about people like us who dare to dream that they can be actors. People who are doing it a bit differently, who may have had a whole other career, who may not have gone to drama school, who may be older. People who keep on believing because they are passionate despite the hilarious amount of kickbacks and disappointments. Who inspires us? How can we support each other? Tune in and find out.

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English

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Episodes

6: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S3E6 - Marcy Hazell

8/14/2019
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This week on Two Lines in Doctors it's Norn Iron actor Marcy Hazell. Listen to find out how she nearly dropped Michelle Keegan's baby, how she sold her business in much the same way that Mick Carter bought the Queen Vic from Phil Mitchell and how she vandalised a mascots outfit. She also reveals why she is such a massive Elvis fan, even naming her bike after him and she is the first recipient of the limited edition Two Lines in Doctors mug. Marcy can be found at website:...

Duration:01:00:05

5: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S3E5 - Ross Grant

7/31/2019
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In this very Urmston centric episode of TLID, we speak to Urmston actor Ross Grant. We discuss what is the best chippy in Urmston, what is the best coffee house in Urmston and which is the best superstore to see Urmston born Hollywood actors when they come back to see their mum and do the shopping. But it's not just Urmston talk. We discuss his career, from his earliest appearances in the likes of 'Children's Ward' to the present, his Act on This - The TV Actor's Network and its genesis, his...

Duration:01:29:33

4: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S3E4 - Gill McVey

7/17/2019
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It's season three, episode four. We've stopped caring now about calling it a season. After all, we'll all be owned by Donald Trump this time next year so we'd better get used to it. In this episode, Steve sits down with Harrogate actor Gill McVey to talk about her career and her new play "A Shadow of Doubt" which she is taking to the Edinburgh Fringe this year. There is also mention of whether or not Huddersfield is the rainiest place in England (it is) and whether or not older actors can be...

Duration:00:41:15

3: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S3E3 - Andy Connor

6/26/2019
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It's Season Three, Episode Three. Yes, we've decided to call it a season. Don't hate us. In this episode we are joined by Wirral actor Andy Connor to talk about his award winning webseries "Rebound". He talks about how he came up with the idea, the casting process and how it came to be filmed. He also talks about his family life, whether he prefers Manchester to Liverpool and, of course, whether or not he has had two lines in Doctors. Please note, that this is the first episode of TLID that...

Duration:01:00:28

2: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S3E2 - Emergency episode

6/12/2019
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Hi there. So, due to circumstances beyond our control, the guest we had on for this week has asked for the episode to be delayed for professional and personal reasons. Therefore we have unpacked our emergency episode and gone into the archives to bring you a mashed up episode of the interviews that we did waaaaaaaay back in 2018. First with Paul Abbott and then with John O'Farrell. We will be back with a new guest in a couple of weeks.

Duration:00:34:26

1: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S3E1 - Lucinda Sinclair

5/29/2019
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So, here we are. Flying solo, albeit hopefully temporarily. In this first episode of series 3 we welcome actor, writer, producer and director Lucinda Sinclair to Two Lines. We talk about her short film "Pretty" and the questions it raises about body image. We also talk about her new web series "Tea One Sugar". Lucy, as we call her because we're familiar, also talks about the time she took out of acting when she started a family and the struggles that she faced to get back in, why she...

Duration:01:06:54

6: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S2E5.5 - Root & Branch

5/15/2019
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We're back after a small layoff and Prue has an announcement to make. After which, we interview Julie Root and Prue Griffiths.....? Hang on...... Yes, we interview Julie and Prue about Root & Branch Productions next play, In The Bones, as well as the genesis of the theatre company and theatre in Huddersfield in general. We also discuss whether we will ever get a listener in Stratford-upon-Avon. And there is a mention about the closing of 53Two. We can be found on social media on: Facebook:...

Duration:00:38:14

5: A Two Lines in Doctors Special Announcement

3/27/2019
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DON'T PANIC!!!! We're not going anywhere. However, we are scaling back Two Lines in Doctors a little. To learn why, give us a quick listen.

Duration:00:03:04

4: Two Lines in Doctors - S2 E4 - Jen Banks and Monologue Mondays

2/27/2019
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This week we are delighted to be joined by Jen Banks who has founded Monologue Mondays in Salford. You can go and join in Monologue Mondays at The Eagle Inn in Salford on the first Monday of each month. Details here: https://twitter.com/MonMonManc Jen also discusses her acting and writing career, her earlier career as a stand up and journalist in that there London, performing two multi character roles AT THE SAME TIME and what she is planning to do in the future. Clue: If you internet date,...

Duration:00:30:06

3: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S2E3 - Make, DO and Off The Cuff Theatre Companies

2/13/2019
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This week we travel to Huddersfield (well, technically Steve travelled to Huddersfield. Prue already lives there) to interview Emily Brown of Make, DO and Lee Martyn and Jake Pratt of Off The Cuff Theatre Company, two Huddersfield based theatre companies committed to putting on their own shows and championing new work. They discuss the pitfalls of aiming too high too soon, of the work that they are creating and if there is any difficulty in getting your name out there when you are based in a...

Duration:00:55:18

2: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S2E2 - Daniel Bradford

1/30/2019
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We've talked about him a lot on the podcast and this week we are delighted to say that we are joined by Daniel Bradford. He talks about his career, the classes that he runs and their ethos, the physical journey that led him to Manchester and what the future holds for Play With Fire Productions now that Hope Studios is closing. And he also confirms whether he has ever had 'Two Lines in Doctors'. Prue and Steve also talk about Prue's involvement in Off Cut - The Short Play Festival and Steve's...

Duration:00:51:14

1: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S2E1 - Daniel Brennan & Off Cut

1/16/2019
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We are back, back, back with our first episode of the year. Our guest is Daniel Brennan who talks to us about his Off Cut Festival which will be at 53Two next week. He also talks about his time living in London where he originated the festival, about his move to Manchester and whether he has ever had Two Lines in Doctors. He also name drops Sandi Toksvig. Prue and Steve also talk about what they have been up to since the last episode, including how Steve got over a pre Christmas crisis in...

Duration:01:20:02

5: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S1E5 - Fight Like A Girl

12/5/2018
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In this episode, our Christmas episode, Prue and Steve are joined by a number of creatives behind 'Fight Like A Girl' which will be performed at The Kings Arms in Salford between December 20th and 22nd. Inspired by the fights of two brave women these are three nights of new writing, old writing, short plays and poetry to raise dosh for cancer research. They also discuss how some of their guests will be making some money for themselves creatively over the festive period. Your hosts also talk...

Duration:00:41:06

4: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S1E4 - Andy Pilkington and John Tueart

11/21/2018
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It's Series One, Episode Four this week (we don't say Season...we're not American). We sat down on actual chairs in our favourite room at Hope Studios (still near the toilet door) and spoke to Andy Pilkington and John Tueart about leaving their professional positions and becoming actors, writers and directors. Both Andy and John worked in the legal profession and Steve also has a law degree (actually he has two, but he doesn't speak about it much) so there was a common frame of reference...

Duration:00:38:40

3: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S1E3 - Armistice Special

11/7/2018
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Episode Three. Steve has hit an age milestone. He doesn't want to talk about it. It's 50\. Don't let on you know. But this episode is not about that. It's about the one hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War. In this episode, Steve and Prue remember their fathers, who both fought in World War II, both as fathers and as ones who served. They also talk to Parissa Zamanpour whose play Somme Men has its premiere at the King's Arms in Salford this coming weekend. It is a story...

Duration:01:08:44

2: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S1E2 - John O'Farrell

10/24/2018
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We're back. Episode two has followed on from episode one as if we planned it like that. In this episode, Prue and Steve talk about what they have been up to over the past fortnight (Steve saw one of his plays produced, Prue has been hanging out with Jane Horrocks and Jim Cartwright). They are then joined by writer, broadcaster, playwright, author and former child actor John O'Farrell to discuss his career, how he came up with the idea of turning John Major grey in "Spitting Image", his...

Duration:00:46:11

1: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - S1E1 - Paul Abbott

10/10/2018
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Welcome to the first full episode of the Two Lines in Doctors Podcast. This episode, Steve and Prue give you an idea of what to fully expect from the series (mostly inane waffle, followed by apologising for the waffling which ends up being another waffle), Prue reviews "The Effect" which was on at the Oldham Coliseum at the end of September with guest reviewer Manchester actor Lynda Arron, and explains why Steve had to drop out of reviewing it. And Prue then interviews the writer of Cracker,...

Duration:00:41:52

1: Two Lines in Doctors Podcast - Teaser

9/19/2018
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Based somewhere between Manchester and Huddersfield (Todmorden? Hebden Bridge?) your hosts Steve Connolly and Prue Griffiths give you an idea what the Two Lines in Doctors podcast is all about. New episodes coming from October. Subscribe to this feed. The first episode will be coming very soon, because October is just around the corner. Follow us on Twitter @twolinesdoctors, Instagram @twolinesindoctors and Facebook "Two Lines in Doctors'. Neither Steve nor Prue have ever had two lines in...

Duration:00:02:35