049: Peter Polycarpou went from a convent to Christian Slater’s flat (Fourth Anniversary Special)

This episode was recorded in January 2020 – before Covid-19 changed everything. Andrew shares an explanation about where The Show People Podcast has been for most of 2020 and celebrates the podcast’s fourth anniversary.  Andrew[…]

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047: Show Peep – Financial support advice from Theataccounts during Covid-19

Andrew chats with Alex Dyer, who runs Theataccounts – a specialist accountancy firm looking after performers and theatremakers in the performing arts industry and advising them on tax and their accounts. In this special episode,[…]

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046: Show Peep – Coronavirus is a drag! With Divina De Campo & Robi Hager

Andrew chats with Owen Farrow aka Divina De Campo about life post RuPaul’s Drag Race, whether he admires Geri Halliwell and finds out how the drag scene has been affected by Coronavirus. He speaks Transatlantically[…]

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045: Show Peep – Monday in the Supermarket With George

We open up the Show People Podcast answering machine and we hear from and AJ O’Neill and Emily Clare about what they’re doing to use their craft to benefit the theatre industry. Andrew chats with[…]

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044: Show Peep – The Show People Podcast & Coronavirus

Andrew explains how The Show People Podcast is responding to the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic.  Connect with us: Twitter: Andrew Keates: @AndrewKeates, The Show People Podcast: @ShowPeopleUK, Arion Productions: @ArionProds and use #ShowPeoplePodcast. Facebook: Please like[…]

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Pauline McLynn on The Show People Podcast

043: Pauline McLynn is too old for Jesus (Christmas Special)

Merry Christmas from The Show People Podcast! For our final episode of 2019 Andrew is joined by actor and author Pauline McLynn! Pauline is best known for playing Mrs Doyle in the iconic sitcom Father[…]

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Kurt Kansley with Andrew Keates on The Show People Podcast

042: Kurt Kansley is Cape Coloured

Andrew is joined by actor, singer, composer, writer and musician Kurt Kansley. Kurt was born in Cape Town, South Africa and due to apartheid fled to Australia with his family. He’s had a career that’s[…]

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Rosalind James on The Show People Podcast With Andrew Keates

041: Rosalind James was a quiet child

Andrew is joined by Rosalind James just before she performs a showcase of her new musical Stigma – a piece about HIV/AIDS. In one of the most emotional episodes we’ve ever produced, Rosalind discusses some[…]

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Andrew Keates and Daniel York Loh on The Show People Podcast

040: Daniel York Loh is a bit rough and ready

Andrew is joined by actor, writer, director and musician Daniel York Loh. The two discuss how their friendship was forged during a protest against The Print Room production of In The Depths of Dead Love[…]

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037: Danny-Boy Hatchard blagged it all the way.

We’re back for series three of The Show People Podcast! Andrew sits down with actor Danny-Boy Hatchard and the two discuss Danny-Boy’s working class upbringing and those that gave him opportunities and the obstacles he[…]

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036: The 98% & The Show People Podcast Xmas Special (Dedicated to Hamleys’ elves)

It’s Christmaaaaas! And The Show People Podcast has teamed up with Alexa Morden and Katie Elin-Salt of The 98% Podcast to bring you a very special Christmas crossover episode. The 98% takes a comedic, brutally[…]

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032: Daniel Bolton from Bolton (1990 – 2018)

In memory of Daniel ‘Dani’ Bolton (1990 – 2018) To donate to the Daniel Bolton Memorial Fund, please visit https://www.gofundme.com/raising-funds-for-dani-bolton  Thank you. Social Media: Twitter: Andrew Keates: @AndrewKeates, The Show People Podcast: @ShowPeopleUK, Arion Productions:[…]

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031: Simon Lipkin has funny bones

Our special guest has been top of our wish list since we started and we’ve finally managed to have him –  the one and only Simon Lipkin! Our intrepid host, Andrew Keates interviewed Simon just[…]

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021: Paul Taylor Mills has never been to Pride

Our host Andrew Keates spent the afternoon with Director, Producer and Artistic Director of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Other Palace – Paul Taylor Mills. Paul spoke to us about the thousands of pounds he’s raised[…]

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020: Alistair Brammer buys cheap biscuits.

It’s the hottest day of the year and we’ve got a leading man to match! Actor, Alistair Brammer joins host and director Andrew Keates for today’s episode of the Show People Podcast after playing Chris[…]

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019: Dominic Keating is coming home

Today’s guest is Dominic Keating who is a British actor who has spent the past 25 years in Los Angeles. He caught up with his friend and host of the Show People Podcast, Andrew Keates[…]

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018: Mark Shenton is an addict

Today’s episode of the Show People Podcast is with world-renowned Theatre Critic and Journalist Mark Shenton – Associate Editor and New York Theatre Critic for The Stage, London Theatre Critic for LondonTheatre.co.uk, he’s Chairman of[…]

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017: Annie Rowe CDG – Casting Director extraordinaire!

Annie Rowe CDG is a Casting Director for theatre, film, television, commercials, and more. Fresh from casting Not Talking by Mike Bartlett at the Arcola Theatre, Annie talks about growing up in Chiswick as the[…]

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016: It’s quite exhausting being John Barr

John “Jonny” Barr is our very special guest on the Show People Podcast. He’s currently touring the UK playing iconic composer Lionel Bart (Oliver!, Blitz, Twang) in The Story of Bart and this year sees[…]

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010: Pete Gallagher’s Fanny is gorgeous

He’s 6’7” and one of the best bass-baritones in the business. Pete Gallagher discusses growing up and playing Jesus numerous times in school assembly, his time at the Carona Stage Academy, being a children’s comedian[…]

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007: Anna Jane Casey – Be kind, be kind, be kind.

Join host Andrew Keates as he and Anna Jane Casey cover her extraordinary career from leaving Lancashire to join the West End production of Cats at the age of sixteen to being the world’s greatest[…]

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006: Rob Houchen’s Patronus is a hedgehog (Within Reach Album Special)

Rob Houchen joins the Show People Podcast just days before the launch of his brand new EP, ‘Within Reach’ an album of his own writing  influenced by artists such as Luther Vandross & Stevie Wonder to[…]

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004: Steve Furst always pleasures himself

Steve Furst joins director and host Andrew Keates. Steve Furst is an actor, comedian, voice-over artist and cabaret artist. Just some of his credits include the famous Orange cinema ads, Little Britain, Made in Dagenham, Matilda,[…]

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002: Fra Fee eats guinea pigs

This episode comes from a very hot dressing room at the Gielgud Theatre occupied by our host Andrew Keates and his special guest Mr. Fra Fee. Fra is currently appearing in The Ferryman and many[…]

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