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Revealing, emotional and hilarious world exclusive interviews with the biggest names in entertainment, music, film and TV. Each week a different A-lister sits down with Britain's best known showbiz columnist Dan Wootton, who edits the world famous Bizarre column in The Sun newspaper. The stars will also take part in The Five, soundtracking the favourite moments of their life, as well as Shuffle / Delete / Repeat and Is This Your Life?

Revealing, emotional and hilarious world exclusive interviews with the biggest names in entertainment, music, film and TV. Each week a different A-lister sits down with Britain's best known showbiz columnist Dan Wootton, who edits the world famous Bizarre column in The Sun newspaper. The stars will also take part in The Five, soundtracking the favourite moments of their life, as well as Shuffle / Delete / Repeat and Is This Your Life?
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Revealing, emotional and hilarious world exclusive interviews with the biggest names in entertainment, music, film and TV. Each week a different A-lister sits down with Britain's best known showbiz columnist Dan Wootton, who edits the world famous Bizarre column in The Sun newspaper. The stars will also take part in The Five, soundtracking the favourite moments of their life, as well as Shuffle / Delete / Repeat and Is This Your Life?

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@danwootton

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English


Episodes

Anne-Marie on mental health, sexuality and unusual birthday gifts from Ed Sheeran

11/23/2018
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Dan is joined by UK hit-maker Anne-Marie as we approach the end of what has been a huge year for the pop sensation. The pair bond over their love for Alanis Morissette and delve deep into what sexuality means to them. Anne-Marie discusses mental health and how she copes with her pop-star fame and how the Bataclan attacks in Paris have had such a huge affect on her. We also get the truth on the huge birthday gift that she received from Ed Sheeran and how their friendship has grown ever since...

Duration:00:49:21

Spice Girls on their new tour, politics, the #MeToo movement and the absence of Posh

11/16/2018
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In this special episode of The Dan Wootton Interview, Dan welcomes one of the biggest groups in the world - The Spice Girls. Dan gets the lowdown on the 2019 tour and life without Posh Spice. We also get their view on the Spice Girls legacy, how things are different to 20 years ago and the #MeToo movement. Dan also revisits their back-catalogue to remind us of some of the Spice Girls' greatest hits. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton...

Duration:00:26:17

Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross on growing up with close friend Michael Jackson, famous families and lip syncing in that infamous Saturday Night Live performance

11/9/2018
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Dan is joined this week by reality tv stars and recording artists Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross. The pair have combined their marriage with their music careers to record an EP together, eponymously titled Ashlee + Evan. They discuss the balance between their music, reality tv, parenthood and everything that comes with having a famous family. Evan tells us what it’s like to grow up with Diana Ross as a mother and having a close friend and mentor in Michael Jackson. Ashlee gives her side of...

Duration:00:39:01

Sara Bareilles on Trump and Kanye, the #MeToo movement, and her hit-musical coming to the West End

10/26/2018
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Dan is joined by US singer-songwriter, actress and author Sara Bareilles. Sara is in the UK to launch the Broadway hit musical ‘Waitress’, which she has written and starred in. Dan and Sara discuss the #MeToo movement and how it has changed things for the better. Sara gives her views on the Donald Trump and Kanye West's bromance and the prospect of Kanye running for the US Presidency in 2024. Sara also opens up about the Indiana State Fair stage collapse that resulted in the deaths of seven...

Duration:00:45:59

Jason Derulo on body image, burglaries and Nicki Minaj's feud with Cardi B

10/12/2018
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Dan catches up with US hit-maker Jason Derulo to discuss all things music and much more. In the midst of a busy 2018, Jason drops hints of more music on the horizon. He gives an insight into how his workout routine fits into his tour and party lifestyle. Dan also gets Jason's verdict on the feud between his friend Nicki Minaj and fellow rapper Cardi B. The pair also discuss the wave of burglaries that are becoming more apparent at A-list celebrity homes and Jason tells us how it feels to...

Duration:00:38:49

Gary Barlow on bulimia, Tramadol, tax avoidance and Robbie

10/5/2018
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Gary Barlow joins Dan for chat in front of a live audience ahead of the release of his autobiography, A Better Me. The pair discuss the success of Take That and the ever changing line-up of the band. Gary goes into detail about his battles with his health and his relationship with Robbie Williams. We also find out why Gary had to call Bear Grylls for advice while working abroad. Dan and Gary talk about the infamous tax revelations and how he sought to right a wrong, and the singer and...

Duration:01:01:14

Tom Odell on writing and relationships, being discovered by Lily Allen, Kevin Spacey and recording a song for the John Lewis Christmas advert.

9/28/2018
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Tom Odell joins Dan ahead of the release of his latest album 'Jubilee Road'. Tom discusses the writing process for this LP and how a collision of events in his life inspired him to create a concept album. We get his thoughts on the sexual misconduct allegations surrounding Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey, with whom Tom has previously worked. Tom also goes into detail about how he was discovered by Lily Allen and what it's like to record a song for the John Lewis Christmas advert. Hit subscribe...

Duration:00:30:36

Boyzone on 25 years in the business, the impact of Stephen Gately's death and going out on a high.

9/21/2018
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Ronan, Mikey, Shane and Keith join Dan for a revealing and emotional interview, looking back on their 25 years in the business, the impact of Stephen Gately's death and why they've decided to call it a day with a final album and farewell tour. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton Interview here. Follow all the action on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:54:36

Kirstie Alley on #MeToo, famous co-stars, Celebrity Big Brother and battling weight stigma.

9/16/2018
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Emmy and Golden Globe winning Cheers and Veronica's Closet star Kirstie Alley joins Dan for a bumper episode, talking about #MeToo, famous co-stars, Celebrity Big Brother, battling weight stigma and more. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton Interview here. Follow all the action on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:01:06:37

John Legend on Kanye, Trump, Chrissy Teigen and breastfeeding

9/7/2018
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Dan chats to ten-time Grammy Award winner John Legend about his career, political aspirations and family life. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton Interview here. Follow all the action on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:32:06

Katie Couric on Donald Trump, broadcasting 9/11 and sexual misconduct

7/20/2018
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Dan sits down with ground-breaking American news anchor Katie Couric to chat about her amazing journalistic career, how she became America’s first solo female nightly news anchor and what she thinks of American President, Donald Trump. Plus, Dan will bring you the latest on his Love Island special with Kem Cetinay and will share some of his favourite fan comments. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton Interview here. Follow all the action...

Duration:00:33:05

Adam Lambert on Queen, Simon Cowell and new solo material

7/13/2018
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Dan takes us backstage at London's O2 Arena to talk exclusively to Adam Lambert in his dressing room! Adam chats about touring with Queen, his encounter with Simon Cowell and whether we can expect new solo material soon. Plus, Dan will bring you the latest on his episode with Kylie Minogue and will share some of his favourite fan comments. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton Interview here. Follow all the action on Facebook, Twitter and...

Duration:00:29:29

Max George on his return to music and The Wanted

7/6/2018
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Dan sits down with ex The Wanted member Max George to talk about his return to music after 4 years away and whether there will ever be a reunion for The Wanted. Plus, Dan will bring you the latest on his episode with Scarlett Moffatt and will share some of his favourite fan comments. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton Interview here. Follow all the action on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:36:47

Kylie Minogue on her new man, turning 50 and the success of Golden

6/29/2018
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The Australian Pop Princess hangs out with Dan at the Cannes Lion Festival and chats about her new boyfriend Paul Solomons, the success of her Golden album and what life is like now that she has turned 50. Plus, Dan will bring you the latest on his episode with Gemma Collins and will share some of his favourite fan comments. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton Interview here. Follow all the action on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:16:43

Gemma Collins on being a diva, Paul Hollywood and her sex tape

6/24/2018
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Dan sits down with self-confessed diva and The Only Way is Essex star Gemma Collins to discuss her new book, her crush on Paul Hollywood and why she would be happy to sell her sex tape. She also opens up about her relationship with James Argent and why she's not going to appear on Strictly Come Dancing. Plus, Gemma tells Dan why The Jackson 5, Beyoncé, Madonna and The Greatest Showman make her Five. She'll also take on Is This Your Life and challenge Dan in Turn Around. Hit subscribe to...

Duration:00:51:29

Scarlett Moffatt on rise to fame, weight loss and battling anxiety

6/14/2018
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Dan sits down with Gogglebox and Saturday Night Takeaway star Scarlett Moffatt to discuss her unlikely rise to fame, the controversy around her dramatic weight loss and how she battles with anxiety. Plus, Scarlett tells Dan why Abba, Black Eyed Peas, RuPaul and Minnie Riperton make her Five. She'll also take on Is This Your Life and challenge Dan to a game of Turn Around. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton Interview here. Follow all...

Duration:00:48:49

Nick Grimshaw on leaving Radio 1 Breakfast, Harry Styles and X Factor

6/8/2018
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Dan sits down with BBC Radio 1 presenter Nick Grimshaw to discuss his decision to leave the breakfast show, his famous friends and his rumoured romance with Harry Styles. Nick also chats about the gender pay gap and why the network moved to a three-day weekend. Plus, Grimmy tells Dan why Dr Dre, Eminem, Kanye West and Jay-Z make his Five. He'll also take on Is This Your Life and challenge Dan to a round of Turn Around. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you...

Duration:00:47:23

Love Island Special with Kem Cetinay

6/3/2018
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Dan celebrates the return of Love Island with an in-depth and revealing interview with previous winner Kem Cetinay. He chats about his new podcast, his previous mental health issues and falling out of love with Amber Davies. Plus, Kem tells us why James Arthur, Labrinth and Grant Richards make his Five. He'll also take on a special Is This Love Island Life and turn the tables on Dan in Turn Around. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton...

Duration:00:53:27

Shuffle / Delete / Repeat Special!

5/25/2018
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Each week Dan sits down with some of the biggest names for exclusive and entertaining interviews. In this episode, Dan picks some of his favourite moments from his Shuffle / Delete / Repeat feature. Get ready for some incredible music and some surprising choices. Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan Wootton Interview here. Follow all the action on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:35:04

Bebe Rexha on #MeToo, Eminem and her debut album

5/18/2018
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Dan catches up with one of the biggest singer/songwriters in the world at the moment, Bebe Rexha. She opens up about her Coachella performance with Eminem, the #MeToo campaign and what fans can expect from her debut album, 'Expectations'. Plus, Bebe tells us why No Doubt, Lauryn Hill and Destiny's Child make her Five and she'll also take on Shuffle / Delete / Repeat with some of her biggest songwriting hits! Hit subscribe to never miss an episode and let us know what you think of The Dan...

Duration:00:46:08