The Trap Door

A Comedy, Kids and Family podcast
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Funny people talk about having children.
"A frank, fearless and funny guide to parenting" The Guardian.
Comedians, actors, writers and other interesting people talk about the emotional impact of having children and how it has altered the relationships with their partners, families, careers and sense of self.
Presented by writer and podcaster Sophie Black who, in a former life, performed sketch comedy at the Edinburgh Festival and on TV. Now she produces several regular podcast series including Nick Clegg's Anger Management and lives in South London with two toddlers and a fully grown adult.
Artwork by Henry Petrides
Music by Komiku

Recent Episodes

Sophie talks to BAFTA winning actress Katherine Parkinson. Katherine has appeared in a multitude of things including The I.T Crowd, Humans, The Kennedys, Inside Number 9 and Psychoville.
Sophie talks to 'stay-at-home-mum' Sally Clarke.  Formerly an advertising copywriter and communications director she stopped working when her first child was born in 2014.   She talks about the gender 'trap door' of balancing a care…
Sophie talks to writer, artist and stiletto-wearing buggy-wielder Sian Pattenden. Sian started writing for Smash Hits when she was 18 and has been interviewing pop stars ever since - for The Face, The Guardian, Select and NME.  She also writes and…

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Sep 19th, 2018
Latest Episode
Apr 17th, 2019
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