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Episode 98: Jo Hartley on AfterLife, Shane Meadows and building a body of work

Season 1, Ep. 98

Jo Hartley is one of Britain's finest actors - but you wouldn't know it from listening to this gem of an episode. Self-deprecating, grounded and always humble, Jo undercuts every achievement with a gag and a laugh, to make for an incredibly warm episode.


What's more, this is someone who is very much living the "Balance" life - even on lockdown. Meditation, reading, exercise, a love of Carl Jung and a routine of work ensures Jo still has the world by the tail.


What's more, her body of work speaks for itself: This Is England, Dead Man's Shoes, AfterLife, In My Skin and so much more.


This is a hugely inspiring episode for anyone who feels like they're doing the hard yards - sometimes it's important to take stock and look at everything you've achieved so far. And, if you're like Jo, you know the future will be even brighter.


As you'll discover, we started chatting from the off, and so the episode joins us very much mid-chat.


This episode is sponsored by CBII – to find out more about CBD oil you can trust click here.


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