News: Audible Launches International Women's Day Podcast

News: Audible Launches International Women's Day Podcast

Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8th Audible Original is launching Women Unlocked, featuring some of the most hilarious and brightest female UK talent including Sara PascoeLondon Hughes and Sandi Toksvig.

The podcasts reunite famous, funny women for a remote catch-up, where they mull over the highs and lows of the past year. In Spring 2020, Locked Together was the ground-breaking first remotely-recorded comedy series to be released during lockdown. Coming out of lockdown in 2021, Audible follows up with an International Women’s Day special that showcases some of most talented and hilarious female comedic talent in the UK. 

Women Unlocked brings some of our country's biggest female comedy stars together, as they invite you into their own homes for some uplifting chat, revealing the survival tips they’ve learnt over lockdown, and what they’re looking forward to in 2021. From their experience of lockdown as a female, to making it to the top as a woman in a man’s industry, these are warts-and-all chats, home recorded by the stars themselves. The episodes reflect on how they’ve used laughter and positivity to get through these extraordinary times and what they'd like to change about the world and the future for women. 

Guests include:

  • Ep.1: Sandi Toksvig OBE (Bake Off, QI) and Sheila Hancock DBE (The Boy in the striped pyjamas, Sister Act) on busting 60s sexism and the perils of a long walk with a small bladder. 
  • Ep.2: London Hughes (Beyonce Wants Groceries) and Estelle (Musician / Girls Trip) on living the American dream and manifesting a better love life in lockdown.
  • Ep.3: Shappi Khorsandi (Nina is Not OK) and Jen Brister (Lair, Popcorn) on the horrors of home schooling and the joys of piña coladas.
  • Ep.4: Deborah Frances-White (Global Pillage, The Guilty Feminist) and Susan Wokoma (Enola Holmes, Truth Seekers) on the power of female friendship and how to be an ally.
  • Ep.5: Susan Calman (Strictly Come Dancing, The News Quiz) and Bethany Black (Doctor Who, Cucumber) on coming out and making space for the next generation.
  • Ep.6: Sara Pascoe (Out of Her Mind) and Lolly Adefope (Mission Impossible: Fallout, Spy Who Dumped Me) on working through a pandemic and the sweet smell of bin juice.

All episodes within the series are being released simultaneously on 2nd Marchavailable free for Audible members, or free to download with Audible’s 30-day trial: www.audible.co.uk 

 

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