The Proper Class Podcast

A celebration of the working class

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  • 9. 3.9 - Ed Byrne

    In the final episode of another awesome series of The Proper Class Podcast, Laura and Hannah talk to writer, actor and all round comedy legend, Ed Byrne. They talk about the stigma attached to appearing clever at school, growing up in between two classes, and being a runner-up on Blind Date, missing out on a lunch date in sunny Cambridge. Never mind, eh Ed.Thank you for tuning in to series 3 - it's been a blast.Stay in touch: email us on and follow us on Insta @theproperclasspodcast.See you for series 4.Keep it classy.Laura and Hannah xx

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  • 8. 3.8 - Kellie Shirley

    This week's guest is the wonderfully talented and all round lovely human, actor and writer Kellie Shirley. Laura and Hannah talk to the Eastenders and In the Long Run star about watching Crystal Palace, Anthony Hopkins and the importance of finding - and clinging to - your people.
  • 7. 3.7 - Fraser Ayres

    Laura and Hannah chat to actor, writer, director and founder of the incredible TriForce Creative Network, Fraser Ayres. They discuss car boot sales, being 'chippy but hopeful' and breaking barriers of privilege - with the help of booze.
  • 6. 3.6 - Stephen Wight

    This week, Laura and Hannah talk to super talented actor Stephen Wight. The Screw and Bluestone 42 star talks about growing up on the Isle of Wight, having just yourself to fall back on and how avoiding detention for jumping the lunch queue led to a career as an actor. And thank goodness it did! Lucky us.
  • 5. 3.5 - Ola Labib

    Laura and Hannah chat to comedian Ola Labib in this week's episode. They discuss the need for a fallback career and the fear of the money running out, being the hospital jester and the pressure of the Sudanese Whats App Group.
  • 4. 3.4 - Louisa Lytton

    Brilliantly talented actress Louisa Lytton is this week's podcast guest. Laura and Hannah talk to the Eastenders and Strictly star about playing kerbs, being typecast with a working-class accent and being voted 'Sexiest Female Soap Star' at just 16. Yikes.
  • 3. 3.3 - Stephen Bailey

    Laura and Hannah's guest this week is the hilarious comedian and presenter Stephen Bailey. They dig deep into class imbalance in the arts, 'poor people croquet' and Stephen's love of cheap rosé in the local.Please get in touch with us at - we really love to hear from you.Also do follow us on Instagram @theproperclasspodcastTune in next week and keep it classy.