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The Reel FEEdBack Podcast

Conversation with figures from the worlds of TV, film and music


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  • Ali Plumb - Film Critic/ Interviewer (Radio 1/BBC)

    53:27
    Ali talks about how work experience on the same floor as Empire magazine led to where he is today, namely interviewing A-List Hollywood royalty like Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt, and critiquing film. He details his process of how he makes his interviews different for both viewer and guest; how he goes from 20 minutes with Tarantino straight to a chat with the aforementioned stars of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; how he made Harrison Ford emotional and his dream guest couch if he got his own TV talk show.

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  • Steve Stamp - Writer/ Actor (People Just Do Nothing, Peacock)

    01:04:45
    Steve Stamp lays out his journey of Kurupt FM's humble webisode beginnings to being picked by the BBC for 5 series. He details how he approached the writing, being scared when he had to actually act, and how it felt collecting his BAFTA. He also covers working on the excellent The Curse with comedy powerhouse Tom Davis and 'sweetheart' Michael Smiley, and which actor would shout at the floor to get into the right frame of mind. And then his other baby, Peacock, and it's inception and development of story and characters from season 1 to the recently released season 2. Oh, and of course, he talks about his sex scenes in the show.
  • James Vincent McMorrow - Singer/ Songwriter

    53:01
    As he releases his new album Wide Open, Horses, James talks about his leftfield approach to writing it, including two live shows playing the album before the songs were even finished. He also talks about record labels putting on the pressure to make videos of absolutely anything on social media, his Wicked Game cover that appeared in the trailer for Game of Thrones, the music of his that he isn't a fan of and more.
  • Christian Black - Unit Stills Photographer (Mission Impossible, The Acolyte, Ted Lasso)

    01:05:08
    From sport participant to sport photographer, Christian decided to jump from this to movie extra and then stand-in for Tom Cruise as he worked his way to become an on-set photographer in the film industry. Years later and with some A-Lister help, he has now racked up an impressive list of credits shooting on two Mission Impossible films, Boiling Point with Stephen Graham, Ted Lasso, Michael Bay's 13 Hours and most recently, the new Star Wars series The Acolyte.
  • Peter Bibby - Singer/ Songwriter

    32:39
    The Australian troubadour talks new album Drama King and the process of recording it with a producer for the first time, running over kangaroos, swearing in songs, getting sober and how it affected live shows and more.
  • Scott Lavene - Singer/ Songwriter

    43:53
    From Dagenham to France to New York to Dorset, Scott Lavene has has taken his music far and wide. With new album Disneyland in Dagenham just around the corner, Scott breaks down his process with writing his unique styles of music, working with and befriending The Hold Steady's Craig Finn, breakfast, Tom Waits, The Beatles, and being in a band that was a mix of Chas 'n' Dave and Queens of the Stone Age.
  • Dave McCabe/ Abi Harding (The Zutons)

    43:11
    After a 16 year break, The Zutons are back! New album The Big Decider, produced by Nile Rodgers and Ian Brodie, is proof that they are still a force to be reckoned with. Frontman Dave McCabe and saxophonist Abi Harding talk about the songwriting and recording process, past albums, a bad run in with Bill Wyman and John Lydon (on separate occasions) and more.