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Hear Me Out

Hear Me Out

By Hear Me Out
Hear Me Out puts the audience back in the stalls (or, closer still, the rehearsal room), inviting theatre-loving audiences to re-connect with theatre-makers in a unique celebration of language and performance.

Hosted by Lucy Eaton, it's the insider chat that audiences would love to have. The format is simple: Lucy asks 'What is your favourite speech?' From the brilliance of the language to the personal anecdotes behind the choice, it’s part Desert Island Discs, part literary analysis and part post-show chat in the theatre bar.

Guests include: Denise Gough, Patricia Hodge and Adrian Lester.
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#10 Kwame Kwei-Armah
Kwame Kwei-Armah (actor, writer and artistic director of the Young Vic Theatre) discusses 2 plays in this special series finale of Hear Me Out. First off is American icon August Wilson, best known for 'Fences' and the recently Oscar nominated 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.' But it is his play, 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone' that gets explored here, having inspired Kwame to be a writer himself. Also discussed is Randolph Edmonds' 'Nat Turner', recounting the real-life slave rebellion of 1831. Lucy and Kwame chat spirituality, David Mamet and whether Kwame ever finds himself mimicking his favourite writers...  Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht Other episodes include Patricia Hodge, Brendan Coyle, and Denise Gough. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
31:57
May 4, 2021
#9 Freddie Fox
Freddie Fox delves into one of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches, the St Crispin’s Day monologue from 'Henry V': He explains what's so admirable about the character of Henry, discusses that crazy time he stepped in to play Romeo for Lily James when Richard Madden broke his ankle and shares his worst drama school audition tale. Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht New episodes coming weekly, with guests such as Patricia Hodge and Downton Abbey’s Brendan Coyle. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
31:58
April 27, 2021
#8 Giles Terera
London's own inaugural Aaron Burr, Giles Terera, talks all things 'Hamlet' and 'Hamilton'. With particular exploration into a lost Hamlet scene between Horatio and Gertrude that he found when doing the play at the National Theatre, Giles discusses favourite unknown Shakespeare roles with Lucy, what it was like to land the mother of all gigs (*cough cough* thanks Lin-Manuel!) and how much that Olivier really meant to him. Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht New episodes coming weekly, with guests such as Young Vic artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah and Freddie Fox. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
22:55
April 20, 2021
#7 Maddy Hill
'Eastenders' and 'Casualty' star Maddy Hill chats about her favourite Imogen speech from William Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline': she reminisces over her time at Shakespeare's Globe being directed by Matthew Dunster, discusses how playing Nancy Carter involved less crying on cue than other soap characters and gets emotional discussing the sensory memories of live theatre. Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht New episodes coming weekly, with guests such as Freddie Fox and Hamilton's Giles Terera. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
24:02
April 13, 2021
#6 Patricia Hodge
British acting legend Patricia Hodge OBE discusses John Osbourne's ‘A Hotel in Amsterdam’: She explains why it stuck in her mind as one of the most moving moments she’s ever seen on stage, who her favourite actors of all time are and what makes a play timeless. Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht New episodes coming weekly, with guests such as Freddie Fox and Hamilton's Giles Terera. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
20:16
April 6, 2021
#5 Brendan Coyle
‘Downton Abbey’ leading man Brendan Coyle opens up Conor McPherson’s monologue play 'St Nicholas’: He shares the history of his longstanding love for Conor’s work, talks about making Dame Judi Dench cry and explains why a one-man show is always an ensemble effort. With a special guest appearance from Simon Evans, Brendan's director on 'St Nicholas' and writer/director of BBC/Hulu's Staged. Hosted by Lucy Eaton, West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht New episodes coming weekly, with guests such as Downton's Brendan Coyle, Patricia Hodge OBE and Hamilton's Giles Terera. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
33:09
March 30, 2021
#4 Denise Gough
Denise Gough chats about her most iconic role and THAT speech from 'People, Places and Things': she explains why Duncan Macmillan's acting/addiction monologue is so remarkable, what made her cry during her audition and how she's managed to liberate herself from the judgement of the entertainment industry. An utterly inspiring and uplifting discussion for aspiring actors and creatives as well as fans of the National Theatre's production of 'People, Places and Things'. Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht New episodes coming weekly, with guests such as Downton's Brendan Coyle, Patricia Hodge OBE and Hamilton's Giles Terera. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
33:10
March 22, 2021
#3 Adrian Lester
Olivier-award winner Adrian Lester enlightens us on the opening speech from 'Cost of Living' by Polish-American playwright Martyna Majok: He shares the journey behind taking on the role, why it was a more nerve-wracking monologue to deliver than Peter Brook's 'Hamlet' and just why fake nails were so helpful when he played Rosalind for Cheek By Jowl. Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht New episodes coming weekly, with guests such as Patricia Hodge OBE, Hamilton's Giles Terera and Eastenders star Maddy Hill. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
29:27
March 22, 2021
#2 Mark Bonnar
Scottish actor and TV staple Mark Bonnar gets down and dirty with 'Hamlet', in particular the "Rogue and peasant slave" speech from Act 2, Scene 2: He talks about the intricate beauty of iambic pentameter verse, argues against the common misconception that Shakespeare is inaccessible and explains why he's never played the eponymous character. A far cry from 'Line of Duty' and 'Guilt', this is a truly exceptional stage actor in his theatrical element! Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht New episodes coming weekly, with guests such as Freddie Fox, Patricia Hodge OBE and Hamilton's Giles Terera. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
35:35
March 22, 2021
#1 Claire Skinner
'Outnumbered' star Claire Skinner chats about the closing monologue from Harold Pinter's 'Moonlight': she explains to Lucy what makes a Pinter play so "Pinter", relives the moment when an audience member heckled her for being too quiet and divulges precious memories from backstage in the inaugural production of 'Moonlight' alongside Anna Massey, Michael Sheen, Ian Holm and Douglas Hodge. Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht New episodes coming weekly, with guests such as Patricia Hodge OBE, Hamilton's Giles Terera and Downton's Brendan Coyle. A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
24:07
March 22, 2021