Obsessed With...

Obsessed With...

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We're obsessed with…Line of Duty A TV companion podcast where celebrity superfans take a forensic look at some of the biggest phenomena on the small screen

Episodes

“Finale” feat. Jed Mercurio and Sarah Millican

Craig talks to creator Jed Mercurio about the “big reveal”, if he sees this as the end of this AC-12 story arc and of course - what’s the deal with the locks?? Then Sarah Millican joins Craig to give their reactions to the final episode of series 6.
02/05/2147m 47s

Inside the Briefing Room feat. Jed Mercurio

We all need a pre-finale check in, so Craig sits down with creator Jed Mercurio to run down what we need to know going into the last episode. Craig also puts some crowdsourced fan questions to Jed.
29/04/2117m 40s

"Jesus, Mary and Joseph and the wee donkey" feat. Anna Maxwell Martin and Elizabeth Day

Craig rings up Anna Maxwell Martin to find out how she manages to portray the most passive aggressive character ever. And "How to Fail" podcast host Elizabeth Day joins Craig to go through episode 6. Craig and Elizabeth tease each other about their outlandish theories and Elizabeth asks Craig about how he used to prepare for those glass box interviews.
25/04/2143m 28s

“Kate” Feat. Vicky McClure and Chris Washington

Craig calls up his pal Vicky McClure to find out how she’s doing after that last cliffhanger. And Chris Washington joins Craig to go through everything episode 5. They talk about the fate of the original trio, the return of Detective Chief Superintendent Patricia Carmicheal and of course that last scene.
18/04/2145m 35s

Peak Mother of God feat. Neil Morrissey and Toussaint Douglass

Craig asks former cast member Neil Morrissey about that big cliffhanger and who he thinks “it” could be? And comedian and TV writer Toussaint Douglass joins Craig to go through this massive episode. Plus, they put forward their theories on Chris Lomax and Chloe Bishop.
11/04/2143m 4s

Little Beds feat. Sanjeev Bhaskar

Unforgotten’s DI himself, Sanjeev Bhaskar, joins Craig to unpack episode 3 of Line of Duty. They mull over Craig’s locks theories, discuss that “cocky runt” Ryan and revel in the tiny details of Steph’s house, aka why is her bed so small?
04/04/2145m 6s

Lies Cost Lives feat. Jessie Cave and Martin Compston

Craig Parkinson and Jessie Cave share their immediate reactions to the second episode of series 6. They share predictions on Jo Davidson’s true motivations and who’s headed for the chopping block...Plus Craig calls up his mate Martin Compston.
28/03/2148m 10s

What’s behind those locks? feat. Sarah Millican

Craig Parkinson and Sarah Millican share their immediate reactions to the first episode of series 6. Craig shares his theory of what’s behind Davidson’s heavy duty locks and Sarah shares her concerns about “sad admin Steve”.
21/03/2144m 33s

Line of Duty Series 6: We're Back with Craig Parkinson

Join former cast member Craig Parkinson as he chats to members of the cast and celebrity super fans as they delve deep into the phenomenon that is Line of Duty, whilst trying to get to the bottom of the mystery of ‘H’.
02/03/2132s

Series 1: 11 + 12 "Would You Like to Know the Sex?" + "Ego Death" feat. Michaela Coel

Writer, director and creator Michaela Coel joins Sophie Duker to discuss everything I May Destroy You. Michaela responds to burning questions from fans and tells Sophie how she feels about the characters she created. Michaela shares details about alternative endings and how she decided to end the series.
13/07/2046m 47s

Series 1: 9+10 “Social Media Is a Great Way to Connect" + "The Cause the Cure” feat. Weruche Opia and Paapa Essiedu

Terry and Kwame themselves (Weruche Opia and Paapa Essiedu) join Sophie Duker to discuss episodes 9+10 of I May Destroy You. In part one Paapa tells Sophie about the conversations he had with Michaela that went into shaping Kwame. In part two of the podcast, Weruche and Sophie talk about the flaws and strengths of Terry as the best friend character.
06/07/2053m 36s

Series 1: 7 + 8 “Happy Animals + Line Spectrum Border” feat. Candice Carty-Williams

Sophie Duker and Candice Carty-Williams, author of Queenie, dive into episodes seven and eight of I May Destroy You. They talk about how novel it is to see flawed black characters on screen, explore if Terry and Theo are trustworthy and go deep into Kwame’s big date. And of course, more hair ranking.
29/06/2044m 18s

Series 1: 5 + 6: “It Just Came Up + The Alliance" feat. Tolani Shoneye

Tolani Shoneye (also known as Tolly T) writer and co-host of The Receipts podcast joins Sophie to talk episodes five and six of I May Destroy You. They talk about Theo’s motivations, how novel it is to see best friend Terry have her own storylines and rank the hair in the show.
22/06/2054m 23s

Series 1: 3 + 4 “Don’t Forget the Sea + That Was Fun” feat. Phoebe Robinson

Sophie Duker and Phoebe Robinson (co-host of 2 Dope Queens podcast) dive into episodes three and four of I May Destroy You. They talk about the comeback of Biagio, the overconfidence of Zain and what Kwame goes through in that difficult scene.
15/06/2039m 56s

Series 1: 1 + 2. Eyes, Eyes, Eyes, Eyes and Someone is Lying feat. Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Host Sophie Duker and Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff dive into the first two episodes of I May Destroy You. They give their first impressions of Arabella and talk about how seen they feel as young black creatives and predict where the series will go. Join them over the next six episodes as they discuss two at a time.
08/06/2038m 10s

Series 3: 8. Are You Leading or Am I? feat. Suzanne Heathcote

Suzanne Heathcote joins Naomi and Zing to talk about her vision for the third series of Killing Eve and how she handled the pressure following up Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
07/06/2049m 9s

Series 3: 7. Beautiful Monster feat. Harriet Walter

Harriet Walter joins Naomi and Zing to talk about her iconic role as Dasha. We discuss how she went deep in her Russian gymnast research and ask - did she really put a baby in a bin?!
31/05/2043m 0s

Series 3: 6. End of Game ft. Fiona Shaw

Fiona Shaw joins Naomi and Zing to talk about how she approached Carolyn this series. Fiona talks about how, now that Killing Eve is in its third series, she has come to know Carolyn better than anyone else.
24/05/2043m 43s

Series 3: 5. Are You from Pinner? feat. Jenna Wortham

This episode is all about Villanelle, as she arrives in Russia to reunite with her family. Naomi obsesses over Villanelle’s backpack, Zing has a theory on Villanelle’s type and Jenna digs deep into Villanelle’s mommy issues.
17/05/2036m 27s

Series 3: 4. Still Got it with Tom Rasmussen

Naomi and Zing dissect episode four of Killing Eve with drag performer Tom Rasmussen
10/05/2031m 51s

Series 3: 3. Meetings Have Biscuits with security consultant Gordon Corera

Naomi and Zing dissect episode 3, joined by Killing Eve security consultant Gordon Corera
03/05/2038m 50s

Series 3: 2. Management Sucks

Naomi Shimada and Zing Tsjeng are back to dissect the second episode of the new series of Killing Eve, all from their home recording studios.
02/05/2033m 42s

Series 3: 1. Slowly Slowly Catchy Monkey

Naomi Shimada and Zing Tsjeng are back to dissect the first episode of the new season of Killing Eve, all from their home recording studios.
01/05/2035m 51s

Normal People: Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal

Connell and Marianne themselves, Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal join Evanna and Riyadh to talk behind the scenes.
27/04/2035m 3s

Normal People: Mental health with Scarlett Curtis

Evanna and Riyadh are joined by mental health advocate Scarlett Curtis to unpack how mental health is represented in Normal People.
27/04/2032m 57s

Normal People: Let’s talk about sex with Alix Fox

Evanna, Riyadh and sex expert Alix Fox unpack the sexual dynamics in Normal People.
27/04/2036m 7s

3. Normal People: The End

Evanna Lynch and Riyadh Khalaf discuss the ending of Normal People
27/04/2036m 50s

2. Normal People: The Middle

Evanna Lynch and Riyadh Khalaf discuss Marianne and Connell arriving at college.
27/04/2031m 21s

1. Normal People: The Beginning

Evanna Lynch and Riyadh Khalaf discuss the first episodes of Normal People, before Marianne and Connell set off for college.
27/04/2040m 39s

We're Still Obsessed With…Killing Eve

Zing Tsjeng and Naomi Shimada take you through series three of TV phenomenon, Killing Eve
13/04/202m 53s

Candice Carty-Williams + Black Girls Book Club

Join Kelechi obsesses over Noughts + Crosses with Candice Carty-Williams and Melissa Cummings-Quarry
19/03/2047m 40s

Masali Baduza + Jack Rowan

Join your host Kelechi Okafor as we dive deep into Albion, a world where love is never black and white. We'll be discussing the iconic story and its transition from page to screen, with exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from the stars of the show!
12/03/2029m 5s

Malorie Blackman

Join your host Kelechi Okafor as we dive deep into Albion, a world where love is never black and white We'll be discussing the iconic story and its transition from page to screen, with exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from the stars of the show!
12/03/2035m 14s

Bonus: Introducing Inside Inside No. 9

Reece and Steve blow the whistle on Episode 1 ‘The Referee is A W—er’ with the help of guests, actor Ralf Little and producer Adam Tandy. Inside Inside No. 9 is the companion podcast to the long running anthology of darkly comic twisted tales. After each episode writers and stars Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton will discuss the inspiration behind each story - come inside and listen along as they reveal behind the scenes insights and secrets... New episodes drop weekly, exclusively on BBC Sounds.
05/02/2036m 32s

Episode 3: The Dark Compass feat. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat

Dracula creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat join TV critic Hayley Campbell, to dive deep into the making of the third episode.
03/01/2041m 36s

Episode 2: Blood Vessel feat. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat

Dracula creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat join TV critic Hayley Campbell, to dive deep into the making of the second episode.
02/01/2032m 31s

Episode 1: The Rules of the Beast feat. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat

Dracula creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat join TV critic Hayley Campbell, to dive deep into the making of the first episode.
01/01/2040m 16s

Obsessed With...His Dark Materials Feat. Philip Pullman and Anne-Marie Duff

To celebrate the arrival of BBC One’s His Dark Materials, Obsessed With...Killing Eve's Zing Tsjeng brings you a special interview with Philip Pullman and Anne-Marie Duff, who plays Ma Costa, a boat-dwelling Gyptian. Zing discovers the origin story of Lyra's daemon, how Anne-Marie brought the character of Ma Costa to life, and Phillip's process for creating the world we'll see on screen.
03/11/1938m 41s

Bonus: Obsessed With…The Capture feat. Holliday Grainger, Callum Turner and Ben Chanan

Missing your weekly fix of The Capture? In this bonus episode of Obsessed With...Scott Bryan and Hayley Campbell chat to Holliday Grainger, Callum Turner and writer Ben Chanan about the twist-and-turn thriller that’s had us glued to our screens
15/10/1932m 25s

S5E6 “Mr. Jones” feat. Scott Bryan and Anna Lewis

Laurence Mozafari is joined by TV critic Scott Bryan and Entertainment writer Anna Lewis to break down the finale.
23/09/1935m 55s

Sam Claflin and Anthony Byrne

Laurence Mozafari is joined by actor Sam Claflin and series 5 director Anthony Byrne to delve deeper into how they made the latest season of Peaky Blinders.
23/09/1940m 17s

S5E5: "The Shock" feat. Anna Calvi and director Anthony Byrne

Laurence talks to the music team about how they go about getting that Peaky sound and gets reactions from Scott Bryan on episode five
16/09/1942m 43s

S5E4: 'The Loop' featuring production designers Nicole Northridge and Jonnie Mead

Laurence chats through Ep 4 with Lanre Bakare, and meets the Peaky production design team
10/09/1949m 54s

S5E3 'Strategy' feat. Brennan Reece and Harry Kirton

Laurence is joined by Brennan Reece and Harry Kirton who plays Finn Shelby to chat about episode 3 of Peaky Blinders series 5.
02/09/1939m 33s

S5E2 'Black Cats' feat. Lauren O'Neill and Casey Bailey

Laurence Mozafari is joined by Lauren O'Neill and Casey Bailey to chat about episode 2 of Peaky Blinders S5.
29/08/1930m 43s

S5E1 'Black Tuesday' feat. Lanre Bakare and Anna Lewis

It's finally here, Laurence Mozafari is joined by Entertainment Editor Anna Lewis and Arts and Culture correspondent Lanre Bakare to analyse and chat about the debut episode of Peaky Blinders series 5.
26/08/1939m 40s

Series 4 Recap Feat. Director David Caffrey

Laurence Mozafari gets the inside story of Series 4 from director David Caffrey.
21/08/1935m 10s

Series 3 Recap Feat. Director Tim Mielants

Laurence Mozafari gets the inside story of how Series Three was made from director Tim Mielants.
13/08/1937m 40s

Series 2 Recap Feat. Director Colm McCarthy

Laurence Mozafari gets the inside story of Series 2 from director Colm McCarthy.
06/08/1946m 30s

Series 1 Recap Feat. Creator Steven Knight

Laurence Mozafari shares the highlights from series 1 and talks to Steven Knight about the origins of Peaky Blinders.
29/07/1933m 11s

Welcome to Obsessed With...Peaky Blinders

Join Laurence Mozafari as he delves into the phenomenon of Peaky Blinders.
26/07/1952s

Special Episode: Interview with Charlotte Mitchell, Costume Designer for Series 2 of Killing Eve

Zing and Naomi sit down with Charlotte to learn the stories behind their favourite character looks.
07/07/1943m 32s

Special Episode: Interview with Henry Lloyd-Hughes, aka Aaron Peel the Baddie

Zing and Naomi talk behind the scenes with Henry Lloyd-Hughes, who plays Aaron Peel.
29/06/1939m 16s

Special Episode: Interview with Kim Bodnia aka Big Daddy Konstantin

Zing sits down with Kim Bodnia, aka Konstantin Vasiliev to find out how he found filming series 2.
22/06/1926m 42s

EP 8 "You're Mine" Feat. Sally Woodward-Gentle, Killing Eve Executive Producer

Zing and Naomi review the finale of Killing Eve Season 2 with Sally Woodward-Gentle.
15/06/1955m 19s

EP 7 "Wide Awake" Feat. Mark Freestone, Killing Eve Psychopath Consultant

Zing and Naomi talk through episode seven, and meet psychopathy consultant Mark Freestone
15/06/1934m 57s

EP 6 "I Hope You Like Missionary!" Feat. Raven Smith

Vogue columnist Raven Smith joins Zing and Naomi to discuss episode six
15/06/1937m 57s

EP 5 "Smell Ya Later" Feat. Scott Bryan

Guest host Liv Little and Naomi Shimada go through episode 5 with TV critic Scott Bryan
15/06/1932m 48s

EP 4 “Desperate Times” Feat. Tan France

Queer Eye’s Tan France joins Zing and Naomi to run through episode 4 of Killing Eve.
08/06/1936m 18s

EP 3 “The Hungry Caterpillar”

Zing and Naomi analyse and chat about the third episode in season 2 of Killing Eve.
08/06/1934m 0s

EP2: “Nice and Neat”

Zing and Naomi analyse and chat about the second episode in season 2 of Killing Eve.
08/06/1929m 5s

EP1: “Do You Know How to Dispose of a Body?”

Zing and Naomi analyse and chat about the debut episode in season 2 of Killing Eve.
08/06/1942m 36s

Season 1 Recap

Naomi and Zing run through the top moments of Season 1 of Killing Eve to get you ready for season 2.
01/06/1940m 44s

Welcome to Obsessed With...Killing Eve

Zing Tsjeng and Naomi Shimada take you through series two of TV phenomenon, Killing Eve.
25/05/1936s

Bonus: Obsessed With…Years and Years feat. Russell T Davies

We’re bringing you a special bonus episode courtesy of the Must Watch podcast – an interview with Russell T Davies and Ruth Madeley from the new BBC One drama Years and Years
16/05/1915m 4s

Line of Duty S5 Ep 6: 'Resting Bent Face' ft. Adrian Dunbar

Join Lolly Adefope and Brett Goldstein as they delve into the finale of Line of Duty. This week we're joined by Adrian Dunbar, who plays Superintendent Ted Hastings.
05/05/1940m 57s

Line of Duty S5 Ep 5: 'Hi Lisa' feat. Rochenda Sandall

Lolly Adefope and Brett Goldstein run through a spoiler-filled breakdown of Line of Duty. This week, our guest is Rochenda Sandall who gives us Lisa McQueen's official back story!
30/04/1953m 8s

Line of Duty S5 Ep 4: 'Can we send a muffin basket?'

Lolly Adefope and Brett Goldstein run through a spoiler-filled breakdown of Line of Duty.
22/04/1943m 14s

Line of Duty S5 Ep 3: "It's only dinner"

Our new theme tune – 'One Thing', the debut single from Ted Hastings is available to listen to in full here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2162532560726288
16/04/1946m 22s

Line of Duty S5 Ep 2: Not by the hair on your chinny chin chin

Lolly Adefope and Brett Goldstein run through a spoiler-filled breakdown of Ep 2 of Series 5 of Line of Duty. With special guest Lauren O'Neill.
08/04/1948m 54s

Line of Duty S5 Ep 1: Mother of God, it's back! feat. Maya Sondhi

Lolly Adefope and Brett Goldstein run through a spoiler-filled breakdown of new Line of Duty. Special guests Lauren O'Neill and Maya Sondhi, who plays PC Maneet Bindra.
02/04/1945m 51s

Line of Duty: Series 1-4 Lookback

Lolly Adefope and Brett Goldstein take a spoiler-filled look back at the first four seasons of Line of Duty, ahead of the season five premiere. TV critic Lauren O’Neill joins to pick out her best and worst LoD moments.
25/03/1943m 49s

Welcome to Obsessed With Line of Duty

Join Lolly Adefope and Brett Goldstein as they delve into the phenomenon of Line of Duty.
22/03/192m 13s

Welcome to Obsessed With Line of Duty

Join Lolly Adefope and Brett Goldstein as they delve into the phenomenon of Line of Duty.
20/03/192m 13s
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