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BLANK with Jim Daly & Giles Paley-Phillips

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Do you ever have blank moments? Then this is the podcast for you. Blank is an insightful interview podcast hosted by writer Giles Paley-Phillips and comedian Jim Daly, which delves into those moments when we go 'blank' whether it's writer's block, forgetting lines, losing an audience or being off form. In short, those times when everything just went...blank! We chat to well-known people from comedy, acting, writing, broadcasting, politics and sports people about their careers and how they get through these moments when things aren't going to plan.

Do you ever have blank moments? Then this is the podcast for you. Blank is an insightful interview podcast hosted by writer Giles Paley-Phillips and comedian Jim Daly, which delves into those moments when we go 'blank' whether it's writer's block, forgetting lines, losing an audience or being off form. In short, those times when everything just went...blank! We chat to well-known people from comedy, acting, writing, broadcasting, politics and sports people about their careers and how they get through these moments when things aren't going to plan.
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United Kingdom

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Do you ever have blank moments? Then this is the podcast for you. Blank is an insightful interview podcast hosted by writer Giles Paley-Phillips and comedian Jim Daly, which delves into those moments when we go 'blank' whether it's writer's block, forgetting lines, losing an audience or being off form. In short, those times when everything just went...blank! We chat to well-known people from comedy, acting, writing, broadcasting, politics and sports people about their careers and how they get through these moments when things aren't going to plan.

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@blankpod

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English

Contact:

447899842202


Episodes

Jim Piddock

1/16/2019
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Jim Piddock is an English actor, writer, and producer who began his career on the stage in the United Kingdom, before emigrating to the U.S. in 1981. He's best known for his work with Christopher Guest in films such as Best in Show, A mighty Wind and Mascots which he co-wrote. He's also starred in many movies including The 5 Year Engagement alongside Emily Blunt and Jason Segal. We met up with Jim while he was over in London from L.A. where he spends most of his time these days. Jim talked...

Duration:01:05:58

Amanda Abbington

1/9/2019
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Amanda Abbington has had an incredible and varied career starting in 1993 with roles on TV shows like the Bill and Wycliffe, but is probably best known for playing Miss Mardle in Mr Selfridge and Mary Morstan in the Hit BBC adaptation of Sherlock. We met up with Amanda in London to talk about her BLANK moments in her working and personal life. We talked about politics, social media and in particular debating online and binary discussions. We delve into how things are more grey than simply...

Duration:01:02:14

Gary Lineker

12/19/2018
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Gary Lineker is a former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster. He holds England's record for goals in FIFA World Cup finals, with 10 scored and is England's third highest top scorer. Lineker's media career began with the BBC, where he still presents the flagship football programme Match of the Day since the late 1990s. He has also worked for Al Jazeera Sports, Eredivisie Live, NBC Sports Network and currently hosts BT Sport's coverage of the UEFA Champions League. He...

Duration:01:08:50

Rebecca Callard

12/12/2018
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Rebecca Callard is an actress and writer, best known for her roles in Detectorists, The Grand and The Borrowers. Rebecca's first play A Bit of Light won a commendation award from The Bruntwood prize in 2017 and is currently being adapted into a screenplay. Rebecca kindly invited us to her home in South London for a good natter about going BLANK. We chatted at length about Rebecca's impressive and slightly dated VHS collection and her obsession with Horror films. Giles and Rebecca look into...

Duration:01:03:37

Reginald D Hunter

12/5/2018
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Reginald D.Hunter is an American stand-up comedian based in the United Kingdom. Originally from Albany, Georgia, Reg initially travelled to the UK at the age of 27 as a theatre student training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, He became a comedian after performing his first comedy set as a dare, for which he received £100. Realising that he enjoyed performing comedy, and that it might be profitable, he turned his attention from acting to stand-up. He has since been Perrier Award...

Duration:01:02:06

Susie Dent

11/28/2018
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Susie Dent is an English lexicographer and etymologist. She has appeared in "Dictionary Corner" on the Channel 4 game show Countdown every year since 1992. She also appears on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and Dent's Guide to Swearing Jim and Giles headed to the historical city of Oxford to meet up with wordsmith and National treasure Susie Dent to talk all things BLANK. Susie tells us about the origins of the word BLANK also about the various connotations of it. Susie explains how she is...

Duration:01:02:53

Michael Rosen

11/21/2018
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Michael Rosen is a multi-award-winning English children's novelist, poet, and author of 140 books, including We're going on a Bear Hunt and Sad Book. He served as Children's Laureate from June 2007 to June 2009. He is also a TV presenter and a political columnist. Michael met us down at Nordic Bar on a cold November morning to talk all things BLANK over a cup of tea. We chatted at length about Michael's early life and in particular, his adventures in the mysterious Metroland. Michael talks...

Duration:01:16:43

Roisin Conaty

11/14/2018
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Roisin is a brilliant and multi-talented comedian and actress. Having won the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award 2010 for Best Newcomer, Roisin is now one of the nation’s favourite comic faces on television, appearing regularly on hugely popular entertainment shows such as Have I Got News For You (BBC One), 8 Out of 10 Cats does Countdown (Channel 4), Would I Lie To You (BBC One), and the new Channel 4 edition of The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, having been a series regular on the...

Duration:01:11:57

Jon Ronson

11/7/2018
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Jon is a multi-award winning author, screenwriter, and documentarian, whose work includes The Psychopath Test, Them, The Men Who Stare at Goats and So You've Been Publicly Shamed AND the first ever guest on the BLANK podcast! We caught up with Jon while he was in the UK to do some live shows about his brilliant Audible series 'The Butterfly Effect'. We talked about the destructive nature of a social media pile on and Jon's own recent brush with it. Jon tells us about his own methods for...

Duration:01:09:42

The Blank Podcast Trailer

10/22/2018
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This is the Blank Podcast, an interview pod where celebrities and well known people talk about moments things all went a bit "blank". The first episode with author Jon Ronson launches November 7th with new episodes every Wednesday thereafter. So hit that subscribe button to get the Blank Podcast in your feed every week.

Duration:00:03:16