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Jun 20, 2019

Are they laughing with you or at you? Viv Groskop talks to performer Petra Massey about embracing failure, the importance of rehearsal and the richness of play.


Jun 14, 2019

Are you being fair to yourself? Viv Groskop talks to the novelist Elif Shafak about how we learn self doubt, how anger is sexy but dangerous, why she is wary of certainty - and why you really shouldn't cut your own hair.


Jun 7, 2019

Are you sitting comfortably? Well, stop it. Beauty entrepreneur Trinny Woodall makes HTOTR history by telling Viv Groskop to Sit Up Straight! That done, the pair explore the joy of the ad lib, the value of being your own mentor, and the secrets of limitless energy.


May 31, 2019

Do you "leave it all on the court"? Viv Groskop talks to novelist Madeline Miller about the speaking secrets of teachers, what you can learn from watching others, and how Bruce Springsteen inspires her to hold nothing back.


May 3, 2019

Do you suffer from nerves? Become a professional performer! Viv Groskop talks to comedian, actress and writer Catherine Tate about why she hates flattery, her enthusiasm for extreme adventure, and - yes - how performing cured her anxiety. Plus she reveals the killer secret of dealing with Q&As...