Daisy May Cooper is an English actress and writer, she won the 2018 BAFTA TV Award for Best Female Comedy Performance for playing a role in the BBC Three series This Country, which she co-created and co-wrote.
The star and co-creator of This Country talks to Fearne about writing comedy, getting to meet your heroes and celebrating the life of close friend Michael Sleggs, who passed away in July. This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover their magazine or if you're looking for online counselling support in your area, head to happiful.com/happyplace
Actress Daisy May Cooper is taking the time to reflect on a busy year. After the third series of her hit show, This Country recently came to an end, she found herself facing the loss of a close friend. She tells Bryony why lockdown has brought her some much needed time to grieve.Plus, Daisy opens up about how growing up in poverty pushed her towards success, and why she'll be celebrating when nurseries reopen. To find out more or seek help around hoarding:  https://www.helpforhoarders.co.uk/Check out the Telegraph's You Are Not Alone page for stories of support, optimism and social connectivity during the pandemic: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/you-are-not-alone/We're giving all of the wonderful staff on the NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to the Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address. For everyone else, get 30 days' free: www.telegraph.co.uk/madworld
Bafta-winning star of ‘This Country’ Daisy May Cooper is this week’s dinner guest. Buffet techniques are compared, the dark side of Rugrats is discussed, and the genie gets tricked. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Daisy's book ‘This Is This Country’ is out now, published by Trapeze. Buy the book here.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Aug 1st, 1986
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2 hours, 32 minutes
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