Casting: The Silent Companions
Season 3, Ep. 7
In this week's episode our hosts cast Laura Purcell's spooky thriller The Silent Companions. We talk about what makes this book so scary, debate the merits of Eva Green and give an unexpected shoutout to Daniel Radcliffe.
Casting: Last Tang Standing
Season 3, Ep. 6
In today's episode of Typecast our hosts cast Lauren Ho's Last Tang Standing. We discuss Andrea's career crisis, Flo makes too many picks and Rachel almost ruins everything when she mentions Rishi Sunak.
Recasting: Mrs Danvers
Season 3, Ep. 5
In today's episode of Typecast our hosts recast one of our all-time favourite characters, Mrs Danvers, from Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca. We discuss the upcoming Netflix film, how we'd handle a contemporary adaptation, and Rachel shocks Roxane with one of her casting choices
Casting: The Princess Diaries
Season 3, Ep. 4
In today's episode of Typecast our hosts cast Meg Cabot’s The Princess Diaries. We discuss Jane Fonda, the difference between the books and the films and Flo reveals how the series inspired her to keep her own diary - and reads us an excerpt.
Casting: An American Marriage
Season 3, Ep. 3
In today's episode of Typecast our hosts cast Tayari Jones's award winning novel An American Marriage. We discuss taking sides, what makes this book a masterpiece and feel the love for Damon Wayans Jr.
Season 3, Ep. 2
This week we're casting Jilly Cooper's iconic bonkbuster Riders. We discuss problematic storylines, the real-life inspiration behind Rupert Campbell-Black, and play a round of our new game, "Horse or Human".
Casting: Far from the Madding Crowd
Season 3, Ep. 1
In this week's episode of Typecast, we sit down with special guest Laura Jane Williams, author of The Love Square, to talk about Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd. We talk about Harry Styles, The Crown and how Laura went about updating the plot with her contemporary reimagining.