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Distraction Pieces, with Scroobius Pip, is the fastest growing weekly podcast in the UK. Previous guests include Michael Fassbender, Mary J Blige, Stephen Graham, Florence Pugh, Spike Lee, Lena Headey, Stewart Lee, Kathy Burke, Dizzee Rascal, Aisling Bea, Kano, Adam Buxton, Vicky McClure, Karl Pilkington, Michaela Coel, Louis Theroux, Tim Key and many more. Available on acast, iTunes and all good podcast outlets. Download, subscribe, rate & review now!
 
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by the entire We Are Lizards crew for the conclusion! (this is the concluding part of a 2 part special, so if you haven’t heard part 1, now would be a great time to catch up!) What is We.Are.Lizards, you ask? What, are you kidding me right now? J…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by the entire We Are Lizards crew! What is We.Are.Lizards, you ask? What, are you kidding me right now? Just playing. For the uninitiated, We.Are.Lizards is the legendary club night founded, developed and evolved by Pip and the whole entourage ri…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by Leith’s finest, the amazing writer IRVINE WELSH! There is no doubt you are familiar with Irvine’s work - maybe you’re a deep diver and know all the novels and work he’s been involved in, or maybe you’ve seen Trainspotting and that’s all. Well,…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by comedian, writer and actor LIAM WILLIAMS! A very cool episode right here as we hear Pip and Liam basically meet for the very first time, which is a nice touch! Oh and respect to Alex Beardall by the way, whoever he is. A conversation full of v…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by brilliant actor, writer and author KATY WIX! A really engaging and honest check in about so much on the whole, but with a ton which will certainly appeal to the writers out there on account of the really useful process and practice thoughts. O…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by acting treasure DANIEL MAYS! A seemingly long overdue catchup in session right here, as Pip and Daniel talk shop and chop it up like old acting mates in a delightful and wide ranging episode. Daniel’s been busy for years, and chances are you w…
 
In this season finale, the stars of Netflix film Passing discuss race, colour and movies. Ruth Negga worries about playing Lady Macbeth; Moonlight star Andre Holland remembers The Wizz, Diahann Carroll and living in Harlem. I also talk to Oscar-winning director of Free Solo, Chai Vasarhelyi, about her breath-taking doc reconstruction of the cave di…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by director and screenwriter EDGAR WRIGHT! For sure one of the more long awaited ones right here, as Pip finally checks in with Edgar in person. Edgar’s on top form as he goes into depth on his latest movie, and depth that will please all film en…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by comedian and podcaster PAUL CHOWDHRY! Pip and Paul catch up on all things life and comedy, including other comedians in the game, Stewart Lee, being a podcaster, the ‘Avalon Route’, comedy circuits and the various paths that comedians take, TV…
 
As BBC drama Ridley Road reaches its finale, writer Sarah Solemani joins me to talk about making it, Anglo-Jewish trauma, and her favourite film moments, from Life Is Beautiful to Oliver! and a sexy night with Volver. In film-related activities, I review new play The Shark Is Broken and tour round The French Dispatch exhibition. Music by Lee Roseve…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by the UK’s most notorious music making two man crew, SLEAFORD MODS! A great opportunity to catch them both in one place (albeit remotely), as Jason and Andrew check in with Pip about everything from then to now… Of course this includes matters p…
 
On this episode I'm joined by podcaster and LFF first-timer Ygraine to review some of our highlights from the 65th edition of the festival: amid the voices and sounds of the festival listen out for news of Belfast, The Phantom of the Open, Last Night in Soho, Spencer, The Wolf Suit, Hit The Road, Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon and many more... Music …
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by all star comedian, host, writer and more JIMMY CARR! You for sure know Jimmy, for Jimmy is ubiquitous and with good reason - he’s a very funny comedian and always comes through on a panel show. He has a new book out too called Before & Laughte…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by long term friend and founder of mental health consultancy Born Human, ANDY CHAMBERS! A lovely bonus edition of the podcast here as Pip and Andy kick off plotting the lineage of their friendship before our ears, which is a lovely thing to behol…
 
LFF preview with Tricia Tuttle. As the 65th BFI London Film Festival begins, I talk to its Artistic Director Tricia Tuttle about her life as a curator and about the films she’s loved and been inspired by. Plus I introduce a new star, Agnes O’Casey, from BBC One drama Ridley Road. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out …
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by the prolific and inspirational screenwriter JACK THORNE! An exciting one for us all, not least for Pip, as we hear the two check in on all matters of the small and big screen from a unique point of view. Jack has been a part of such a lot of i…
 
This week, it's Seen Any Bond Films Lately? On a brilliant Bond takeover, I'm joined by Bond guardians/producers Barbara Broccoli, Michael G Wilson and five-time Bond composer Don Black to talk about their favourite Bond songs, cars, locations, posters. It's about family, film and the Daniel Craig-era finale. Plus I deliver the first review of No T…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by the hilarious comic TOM STADE! Hailing from Canada, specifically Northern BC (the ‘rich mans playground’), it’s a delight to hear Tom referencing and talking on his time spent in Wolverhampton and the revelations he’s had while living in the U…
 
This episode is dedicated to director Roger Michell. This Is England actress Jo Hartley discusses her role as a Mum in lovely new British coming-of-age movie Sweetheart, shares her love of Grease and tells all about a first date with a future member of Take That. I review French gem Gagarine and give some recommendations for the upcoming BFI London…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by the amazing actor, comic and writer SOPHIE WILLAN! …also known as Bafta Award winning Sophie Willan! Sophie’s running things right now, not only on account of her fantastic and unique series Alma’s Not Normal, but through pure hard work and an…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by the tremendous actor SAM SPRUELL! A very open chat with Pip and Sam, who actually joined forces once upon a time in one of Pip’s earlier acting adventures. They catch up on that of course, but all the way through this is peppered with all sort…
 
Ruth Wilson stars in Venice movie True Things, discussing the benefits of an intimacy advisor and the perils of love. Rounding up the big movies at Venice 78, I look at the awards contenders jostling for the spotlight and re-examine British classic The Servant. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by long awaited / much requested rapper and activist LOWKEY! While rapper and activist might not cover it completely, Lowkey is someone who you need on your radar as this podcast will prove. It feels like Pip has been in training for this one but…
 
Director Paul Weiland tells how he turned the nightmare of his own Bar Mitzvah clashing with England's 1966 World Cup Final into much-loved, belated hit comedy Sixty Six; and I'm on the Lido with the first reviews from the 78th Venice Film Festival. Music bt Lee Rosevere. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! BONUS TIMES as Pip re-presents for you a classic Distraction Pieces Network podcast SAY WHY TO DRUGS with SUZI GAGE! All is explained in the intro but below is the original writeup for the episode. Find the podcast feed in all good pod spots but links will be posted bel…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by the actorial force of nature NATHANIEL MARTELLO-WHITE! Yet another masterclass in the acting world, following a series of incredible one-on-ones with legends on the screens of all sizes… This time Nathaniel steps up to the microphone to talk a…
 
Scottish director Michael Caton-Jones talks about his latest film Our Ladies, his memories of Scandal and his Hollywood career with Bruce Willis, De Niro and Sharon Stone in a fascinating interview that also takes in Lee Marvin, The Seven Samurai and Monument Valley. I review The Nest, The Last Bus and The Toll and trumpet the doc I made at Green M…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by the absolutely brilliant actor NIAMH ALGAR! Niamh and Pip get straight into the whole actorial science pretty swiftly right here, from her place in the early stages of quarantine. What this all leads to is an incredibly useful toolbox for acto…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! This week Pip is joined by People Just Do Nothing star STEVE STAMP! Of course the term ‘star’ doesn’t cover all the bases of what Steve does over there at the Kurupt FM towers… From writing to directing to all kinds of other bits and bobs, he is in a perfect position to…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! An amazing opportunity to get inside the mind of writer, director and producer SHAWN LEVY! You may be familiar with Shawn from such projects as the sleeper hit ‘Real Steel’, the ‘Night At The Museum’ series and ‘Stranger Things’ to name a mere sprinkling in the vast oce…
 
A major exclusive as Johnny Depp joins me in his only UK broadcast interview to discuss what’s next for his career, his music and his latest performance as Life photographer Eugene Smith in Minimata. I also preview my first festival line-up for the Cinedrome at Green Man Festival. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A fabulous episode as Pip is joined by the very funny and very lovely comic and actor TIM RENKOW! A class act from beginning to end, as Tim catches us up on all things actorial, comedic and other such goodness including his show Jerk, being an American in the UK (by way…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Party people in the place, please be welcomed once more (making that four welcomes if yr counting) to EPISODE 400! The big birthday bash episode! Two birthdays in fact - if you consider an episode as having a birthday, which of course means the podcast had to go through…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Party people in the place, please be welcomed once more (making that four welcomes if yr counting) to EPISODE 400! The big birthday bash episode! Two birthdays in fact - if you consider an episode as having a birthday, which of course means the podcast had to go through…
 
For my 50th episode, multi-million selling novelist Jojo Moyes joins me to talk about the film adaptation of The Last Letter From Your Lover and the films that have influenced her chart-topping romances, from Wong Kar Wai to The Black Stallion. I also review The Most Beautiful Boy in the World and Night of the Kings. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acas…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Party people in the place, please be welcomed once more (making that four welcomes if yr counting) to EPISODE 400! The big birthday bash episode! Two birthdays in fact - if you consider an episode as having a birthday, which of course means the podcast had to go through…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Party people in the place, please be welcomed once more (making that four welcomes if yr counting) to EPISODE 400! The big birthday bash episode! Two birthdays in fact - if you consider an episode as having a birthday, which of course means the podcast had to go through…
 
https://acast.com/en/jameson-distractionpieces-terms Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Another fabulous session this week, as Pip is joined by Seapa aka MC Grindah of People Just Do Nothing! A top chat featuring timely check-ins on all things public and personal, from homelife to the bigger entertainmen…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! An extra special bonus secret announcement this week, with your secret directions to a world of awesomeness. Listen in and find out more - revealing anything here would only serve to spoil the surprise, but also this might be one for the ‘every episoders’ amongst you. N…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Joining Pip this week is the incredible director of ‘Censor’, it’s PRANO BAILEY-BOND! An excellent get together featuring some really fruitful angles and insightful thoughts, as Pip and Prano get into the magic of film. But not only that of course - you know the Distrac…
 
My second Cannes Film Festival Special is a bumper show which stars Black Widow baddie and Bond girl Olga Kurylenko; I meet new sensations in Cannes Best Actress winner Renate Reinsvie and the amazing Agathe Rousselle who stars in the shock Palme D’Or winner Titane; there’s the lovely British actor Adeel Akhtar from Ali & Ava; I give you a run down…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! BONUS TIME with a crossover feature with the Hardcore Listing podcast! The main part of this bonus is the whole of a Hardcore Listing episode, where Pip stood in for Chris Glassen as Stu Whiffen’s sparring partner and got into it about the best 5 TV character names! So …
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Please welcome singer, rapper, boxer and Youtube star KSI! Pip is joined by a Youtube veteran, and definitely someone with an admirable work ethic. Inspired by the likes of Childish Gambino and early adopters, KSI has carved out his own unique space in the world of soci…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Joining Pip this week is the notorious, the glorious, the hilarious actor (voice and physical), writer and director NICK FROST! …who you might also know as Simon Pegg’s sparring partner in many an iconic production throughout the years, but that is not to in any way dim…
 
A delicious edition with the directors of gorgeous doc The Truffle Hunters, Michael Dwek and Gregory Kershaw; and actor Jasmine Batchelor talks about her Brooklyn indie gem The Surrogate and answers the SAGFL Questions with Whoopi, Whitney and Love Jones. I review Black Widow and Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story. Music by Lee Rosevere. See acast…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Another one for the books right here, as we welcome writer, dancer, podcaster and worlds more, KELECHI OKAFOR! …also known as Kelechnekoff. A supreme recording for you here as Pip joins forces with one of the greatest voices in the game, as you will hear throughout or m…
 
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