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Hear Me Out with Lucy Eaton

Discussions about Great Theatre and Greater Plays


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  • 10. #10 Susan Wokoma

    36:09
    In this captivating series finale, Lucy Eaton is joined by the extraordinary Susan Wokoma, recent star of 'Taskmaster' and one of Britain's most versatile talents. Together, they delve into the depths of Mick Gordon's thought-provoking play 'On Religion', underscoring the importance of kindness in both the arts and wider life. Their conversation branches out to the joys and challenges of creating short films and Susan also opens up about a pivotal early-career decision in which she had to choose between acting and her family. Tune in for an inspiring and heartfelt discussion that highlights the intersections of faith, creativity and personal sacrifice.Hear Me Out is hosted by Lucy Eaton, a theatre producer and West End / screen actress best known for her role as Lucy in hit BBC comedy ‘Staged’. Other episodes of Hear Me Out include Mark Gatiss, Claire Skinner, Giles Terera and Freddie Fox.Follow us on TikTok, Instagram and X at @PodHearMeOut.** Join the family by subscribing on iTunes or becoming a Hear Me Out Patreon! www.patreon.com/podhearmeout **Podcast of the Week - GuardianTop 10 theatre podcasts - Feedspot"An ode to the brilliance of language peppered with personal anecdotes" - Vanity FairA Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.Susan Wokoma photo credit: Alexandra CameronLocation: Home House, Portman Square

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  • 9. #9 Charlotte Hope

    28:00
    Charlotte Hope, renowned for her roles in "Game of Thrones" and "The Spanish Princess", joins Lucy in her childhood home in Dorset. Together, they dive into Duncan Macmillan's powerful play "Lungs" and the complexities of deciding to have children in an uncertain world. Charlotte shares her thoughts on balancing the demanding life of an actress with the desire to become a mother, the intricacies of the Meisner technique, and why Duncan Macmillan's writing resonates so deeply with women, both in "Lungs" and the current West End production of "People, Places and Things". This episode is a heartfelt and insightful look at the intersection of career, personal life, and the art of acting.Hear Me Out is hosted by Lucy Eaton, a theatre producer and West End / screen actress best known for her role as Lucy in hit BBC comedy ‘Staged’. Other episodes of Hear Me Out include Denise Gough, Mark Gatiss and Antonia Thomas.Follow us on TikTok, Instagram and X at @PodHearMeOut.** Join the family by subscribing on iTunes or becoming a Hear Me Out Patreon! www.patreon.com/podhearmeout **Podcast of the Week - GuardianTop 10 theatre podcasts - Feedspot"An ode to the brilliance of language peppered with personal anecdotes" - Vanity FairA Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
  • 8. #8 Francesca Moody

    27:58
    Francesca Moody, esteemed theatre producer of "Fleabag" and "Baby Reindeer", joins host Lucy Eaton for an eye-opening chat in this week's episode. Francesca shares her profound admiration for Dennis Kelly, choosing Jess' final monologue from "Love & Money" as her favourite speech. The conversation also explores Francesca's long-standing relationship with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, a pivotal platform throughout her illustrious career. Tune in to hear her insightful reflections on the festival's impact on contemporary theatre and her own professional journey. And don't miss her behind-the-scenes insights into the importance of "Fleabag" on her subsequent career and how she feels about the lives of "Fleabag" and "Baby Reindeer" on screen.Hear Me Out is hosted by Lucy Eaton, a theatre producer and West End / screen actress best known for her role as Lucy in hit BBC comedy ‘Staged’. Other episodes of Hear Me Out include Claire Skinner, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Neil Gaiman and Brendan Coyle.Follow us on TikTok, Instagram and X at @PodHearMeOut.** Join the family by subscribing on iTunes or becoming a Hear Me Out Patreon! www.patreon.com/podhearmeout **Podcast of the Week - GuardianTop 10 theatre podcasts - Feedspot"An ode to the brilliance of language peppered with personal anecdotes" - Vanity FairA Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
  • 7. #7 Shaun Dooley

    44:16
    This week’s enlightening conversation is thanks to esteemed actor Shaun Dooley, known for his roles in Apple’s recent “Criminal Record, “Broadchurch”, “Mr Bates vs The Post Office” and “Saltburn”. Joined by host Lucy Eaton, Shaun delves into the depths of Harold Pinter's timeless play, "The Caretaker," focusing on Aston's poignant monologue. Along the way, he candidly shares his experiences with nerves and imposter syndrome, and challenges the conventional wisdom of media critics. Also tune in to find out what Die Hard, Father of the Bride and Forrest Gump all have in common…Hear Me Out is hosted by Lucy Eaton, a theatre producer and West End / screen actress best known for her role as Lucy in hit BBC comedy ‘Staged’. Other episodes of Hear Me Out include Claire Skinner, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Neil Gaiman and Brendan Coyle.Follow us on TikTok, Instagram and X at @PodHearMeOut.**Join the family by subscribing on iTunes or becoming a Hear Me Out Patreon! www.patreon.com/podhearmeout **Podcast of the Week - GuardianTop 10 theatre podcasts - Feedspot"An ode to the brilliance of language peppered with personal anecdotes" - Vanity FairA Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
  • 6. #6 Neil Gaiman

    38:34
    Step into the unsettling world of Oscar Wilde's Salomé as Lucy Eaton sits down with acclaimed author and visionary storyteller, Neil Gaiman (write of The Sandman, Good Omens and Coraline). Gaiman shares his insights and reflections on this iconic piece of literature, as he dissects the influence of Wilde's lesser known work. He offers a unique perspective on the enduring significance of this raw and impactful piece by delving into the play’s history and his own personal relationship with it, reading it for the first time age 13. As well as discussing the play, Neil breaks down the joys of seeing his own stories adapted into stage and screen and why theatre has a special place in his heart.Hear Me Out is hosted by Lucy Eaton, a theatre producer and West End / screen actress best known for her role as Lucy in hit BBC comedy ‘Staged’. Other episodes of Hear Me Out include Adrian Lester, Mark Gatiss, Patsy Ferran and Toby Stephens.Follow us on TikTok, Instagram and X at @PodHearMeOut.** Join the family by subscribing on iTunes or becoming a Hear Me Out Patreon! www.patreon.com/podhearmeout **Podcast of the Week - GuardianTop 10 theatre podcasts - Feedspot"An ode to the brilliance of language peppered with personal anecdotes" - Vanity FairA Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
  • 5. #5 Antonia Thomas

    35:31
    Iconic "Misfits" star Antonia Thomas takes centre stage on this week's Hear Me Out episode, offering an inside look into her illustrious career spanning both sides of the pond. Antonia delves into her favourite speech from Nina Segal's "Shooting Hedda Gabler," opens up about the challenges of pushing actors to their limits in film creation, and candidly discusses the pervasive snobbery between the theatre and screen industries. As a classically trained British actress (a graduate of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and a National Theatre alum) and a major American TV star (playing the much-loved Dr Brown in “The Good Doctor”), she’s seen it all! Plus, get ready for a barrel of laughs as Antonia shares the mic with Lucy Eaton.Hear Me Out is hosted by Lucy Eaton, a theatre producer and West End / screen actress best known for her role as Lucy in hit BBC comedy ‘Staged’. Other episodes of Hear Me Out include Claire Skinner, Freddie Fox, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Niamh Walsh.Follow us on TikTok, Instagram and X at @PodHearMeOut.** Join the family by subscribing on iTunes or becoming a Hear Me Out Patreon! www.patreon.com/podhearmeout *****Podcast of the Week - GuardianTop 10 theatre podcasts - Feedspot"An ode to the brilliance of language peppered with personal anecdotes" - Vanity Fair*****A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.
  • 4. #4 Claire-Marie Hall

    29:48
    Mincefluencers, it's time to tune in! As this week's episode sees Lucy Eaton sit down Claire-Marie Hall, who plays Jean in the hit West End show Operation Mincemeat. And in this special episode, there's a little break from tradition as Claire-Marie shares her favourite song from a musical, offering a fresh perspective on her craft. Claire talks about the experience of being in the West End's best reviewed show of all time, delves into the differences between musical theatre auditions and straight theatre auditions and discusses how she's breaking free from the confines of the "musical theatre performer" label.Hear Me Out is hosted by Lucy Eaton, a theatre producer and West End / screen actress best known for her role as Lucy in hit BBC comedy ‘Staged’. Other episodes of Hear Me Out include Mark Gatiss, Corey Mylchreest, Maddy Hill and Kwame Kwei-Armah.Follow us on TikTok, Instagram and X at @PodHearMeOut.** Join the family by subscribing on iTunes or becoming a Hear Me Out Patreon! www.patreon.com/podhearmeout **Now in the Top 10 theatre podcasts on Feedspot: https://blog.feedspot.com/theatre_pod...A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.