With so many great guest articles and interviews, we thought it was time to make our magazine archive as accessible as possible by sharing them here on the website.
Celebrating podcasters is a common occurrence, but in this modern world being a solid, grade-A guest is something that needs celebrating. Our Podcast Prophet for issue #007 of the magazine was Kathy Burke.
Let’s not beat around the bush… Kathy Burke is a national treasure. After a long time away from the public gaze, her introduction to social media and resulting leap into the world of podcast guesting has been a joy to behold. With Kathy as a guest you are guaranteed honesty, frankness and either a lot of swearing or one hell of an editing job. The following episodes offer a wide variety of conversations, but be sure to search Kathy’s name in your podcast app to discover even more brilliant guest appearances.
OUT TO LUNCH w/ JAY RAYNER
Kathy Burke // Dec 2019
In the recent surge of food podcasts, Jay Rayner has stood out with his ability to get so much from this guests. In this episode he takes Kathy to Scott’s (the most expensive private dining room in London) and she isn’t in the slightest bit intimidated. Tales of sugar sandwiches and rationed oxo cubes as a child juxtapose beautifully with her comfort in very different surroundings. Listen now on Acast >>
THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST
Ep.15 & Ep.56 // Kathy Burke // Apr 2016 & Nov 2017
A double dose of Buxton & Burke for your ears? Yes please! After an extensive career overview on Ep.15 Kathy returned for another ramble-chat on Ep.56 where she and Adam discussed the theatre, cringy memories, illness, movies and so much more. As down to Earth and unaffected as ever, both episodes remind us of what a treasure Kathy is. Listen now on Acast >>
DESERT ISLAND DISCS: 2005-2010
Kathy Burke // Aug 2010
Desert Island Discs is the ultimate music show that isn’t really about the music, and that rings all the truer in podcast form. Kathy’s appearance brings insight into her somewhat troubled upbringing, how punk and an English teacher saved her in different ways and the roles she’s most related to. Oh and arguably the greatest luxury item selection of all time… Listen now on Acast >>
ALAN DAVIES: AS YET UNTITLED
#CreamCakesAndPernod // Aug 2016
Essentially an audio recording of a TV show, As Yet Untitled brings together four celebrities to discuss anything they like with no plan or agenda. Joining Kathy in this 20 minute episode are Omid Djalili, Alex Horne and Shaun Ryder as well as host Alan Davies. Some may cower when confronted by four big male characters at one table. Not Kathy Burke. Listen now Acast>>
STEP BACK IN TIME w/ RYLAN CLARKE-NEAL
1997 – Kathy Burke // Dec 2018
In Step Back in Time, Rylan Clarke-Neal invites a showbiz pal to go back to a momentous year from the 80s, 90s, or 00s for a celebration of its pop culture highlights. 1997 was the year of choice for Kathy meaning she was able to dicuss her early career (including the origins of Kevin & Perry) before moving on to the Teletubbies, Brit-pop, and the death of Princess Diana. Listen now on Acast>>