Grounded with Louis Theroux

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Covid-19 hasn’t gone away and, due to travel restrictions, neither has Louis Theroux. In this second outing of his podcast series, he tracks down more high-profile guests he’s been longing to talk to - a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. They include Oscar-winning Hollywood director Oliver Stone, singer, songwriter and superstar collaborator, Sia, outspoken stand-up comedian Frankie Boyle, dancer and singer FKA Twigs, mental health campaigner and comedian, Ruby Wax, ubiquitous TV presenter Rylan Clark-Neal… and more. In this preview episode, Louis introduces some of the guests he's meeting in the new series. The second series begins on Monday 30 November, 2020. Produced by Paul Kobrak and Sara Jane Hall A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
Joe Wicks wants to know: What’s the one thing that makes life better? Joe loves finding ways to boost his mental and physical health, so he’s asking some of his inspiring mates about their secret to physical and mental happiness. Whether it’s a high-intensity cycle, a freezing cold shower or a cheeky power nap, every guest will share the one thing that works for them. This is sunshine in a podcast. Joe Wicks is here for you, and he won’t stop until you’re fit and happy. Subscribe to The Joe Wicks Podcast now on BBC Sounds.
In Grounded with Louis Theroux, Louis’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. In this episode, Louis speaks to actor, comedian and good friend, Chris O’Dowd, who is locked down in LA. Chris talks about singing Imagine in a viral video, getting into fights and pretending to be bitten by a dog. Produced by Paul Kobrak A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
In Grounded with Louis Theroux, Louis’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. In this episode, Louis speaks to television presenter and mental health campaigner Gail Porter. Gail discusses 90s lad culture, having her naked image projected onto the Houses of Parliament, and trying to contact the dead. Produced by Paul Kobrak A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
In Grounded with Louis Theroux, Louis’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. In this episode, the guest is footballer and Watford FC captain, Troy Deeney. Troy tells Louis about growing up on one of the biggest council estates in Europe, his time in prison and the reason he won’t fix his teeth. Produced by Paul Kobrak A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
In Grounded with Louis Theroux, Louis’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. in this episode, Louis speaks to actor and documentary-maker, Miriam Margolyes. In a wide-ranging and provocative conversation, they discuss sexuality, anti-Semitism in the UK and her hatred of housework. Produced by Paul Kobrak A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
In Grounded with Louis Theroux, Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. In this episode, Louis speaks to YouTube star, rapper and boxer, KSI. They discuss being an outsider at school, his fear of losing and internet beef. Produced by Paul Kobrak A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
In Grounded with Louis Theroux, Louis’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. This week, Louis speaks to actor, musician and activist Rose McGowan, who is spending lockdown in Mexico. They discuss the mysterious powers of dogs, growing up in a cult and taking on Harvey Weinstein. Produced by Paul Kobrak A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. Louis speaks to Sir Lenworth George Henry, better known as comedian, campaigner and actor Lenny Henry. Lenny discusses racism in the UK, his relationship with his mother and disco ‘snog tracks’.
Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. In this episode, he speaks to actor Helena Bonham Carter, who is in lockdown in London. They discuss going to the same school, handling criticism and working with your significant other.
Louis is using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. In this episode, he speaks to singer and musician, George O’Dowd aka Boy George, who has chosen to lockdown in London rather than Australia. They discuss growing up in the 70s, losing his virginity and a surprise appearance in the A-Team. A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
In Grounded with Louis Theroux, Louis’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious. Louis speaks to writer and documentary-maker Jon Ronson, who is grounded in upstate New York. They discuss their professional rivalry, inhabiting similar worlds and how Jon is handling the lockdown. Produced by Paul Kobrak A Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
Like everyone else, Louis is at home but he’s using the lockdown to track down some high-profile people he’s been longing to talk to – they’re from all walks of life and on both sides of the Atlantic. Twenty years since his acclaimed When Louis Met... series began, this is Louis’s long-awaited return to the world of celebrity. In true Louis style, he will speak to a fascinating mix of the celebrated, the controversial and the mysterious – digging into the psyches of some of the biggest names in the US and the UK... now they’ve got a lot of time on their hands. The podcast will bring you up close to these characters and their wildly different life experiences – you’ll understand them just a little bit better. We might be far apart but maybe we're more connected than we think? Grounded with Louis Theroux is a Mindhouse production for BBC Radio 4
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Podcast Details

Created by
BBC
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Nov 30th, 2020
Latest Episode
Nov 30th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
14
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No
Language
English

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