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Ep. 33 – Artist & Environmentalist Dianna Cohen

Artist & Environmentalist Dianna Cohen

In this episode of The Chat with Claire Fordham podcast, Claire interviews visual artist and co-founder of the Plastic Pollution Coalition, Dianna Cohen.
The Plastic Pollution Coalition has many initiatives but one in particular is something we can all get on board with – drastically cutting down on single use plastics like straws, bags and containers.
They’ve been banned in many places but there is still much we can learn from this environmentalist who has traveled the world looking for solutions to plastic pollution that is killing animals and fish and poisoning our oceans and land.

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Ep. 31 – Producer & Songwriter Simon Climie

Producer & Songwriter Simon Climie

In this first anniversary episode of The Chat with Claire Fordham podcast, Claire interviews multi Grammy award-winning Producer and Songwriter Simon Climie.

Simon enjoyed great international success in the 80s as the singing half of the British pop duo Climie Fisher with smash hits including Love Changes (Everything). He also wrote hits for George Michael, Aretha Franklyn, Pat Benatar, Smokey Robinson and Jeff Beck.

But it’s as Eric Clapton’s long time producer and collaborator that Simon is best known. Very conveniently, Eric Clapton’s first Christmas album, Happy Xmas, is released today.

We have tracks from Eric’s hot of the presses new album as Producer Simon Climie explains how the songs were chosen and played. Also some of Simon’s biggest hits and tracks he produced for Singing Sensation Michael McDonald.

And Tracy Ullman and Julia Fordham sing us Happy Birthday!

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Ep. 30.5 – Happy 1-year Anniversary Wishes from Tracey Ullman and Julia Fordham

Julia Fordham and Tracey Ullman

 

Comedy Legend Tracey Ullman – a former guest of The Chat and tennis partner of Claire’s – and Legendary Songstress Julia Fordham – Claire’s sister and singer of The Chat theme tune – wish Claire Fordham and The Chat with Claire Fordham podcast a happy 1-year anniversary in this quick clip sent from London.

 

You will not want to miss Tracey’s spot-on impression of Claire or their beautiful rendition of the ‘Happy Birthday’ song!

 

 

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Ep 29 – Actress & Poker Player Jennifer Tilly

Actress & Poker Player Jennifer Tilly

In this episode of The Chat with Claire Fordham podcast, Claire interviews Oscar nominated actress and star poker player Jennifer Tilly.

Jennifer is perhaps best known for her role as The Bride of Chucky in the horror franchise but she is much better than that with critically acclaimed roles in Dancing at the Blue Iguana and Bound. And an Academy Award nomination for her role in Bullets over Broadway, directed by Woody Allen.

Then there’s her other career as poker player where Jennifer is one of the few players, men or women, who can afford to buy into big games. Jennifer chats about some of her favorite roles, being directed by Woody Allen, her own close call with a Hollywood Executive in light of the #MeToo movement and the crazy world of poker where she confirms the rumor that she has won almost a million dollars playing poker and how much she has lost.

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Ep. 26 – Hollywood Legend Cloris Leachman

Hollywood Legend Cloris Leachman

In this episode of The Chat with Claire Fordham podcast, Claire interviews Hollywood Legend Cloris Leachman.

In a brilliant career spanning seven decades, Cloris has won eight Prime Time Emmy awards (a long standing record now tied with Julia Louis-Dreyfus), a Daytime Emmy and the big one – an Academy Award – for her role in The Last Picture Show.

Cloris chats about love, family, her favorite roles and what it’s like to be a Hollywood Legend aged 92.

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Ep. 008: Actress Denise Welch and Artist Lincoln Townley

Actress Denise Welch and Artist Lincoln Townley

In this episode of The Chat with Claire Fordham podcast, Claire interviews top British actress Denise Welch and her husband, artist Lincoln Townley.

The couple has defied tabloid predictions that their showbiz marriage wouldn’t last. Since they both gave up booze and drugs five years ago, their careers, health and happiness have gone from strength to strength.

Denise and Lincoln talk about their success, the importance of family and sobriety. Be inspired by Lincoln who was rejected by 93 galleries before getting a yes that’s led to him being one of Britain’s most collectible artists. Join me in applauding Denise as she talks about her ongoing battle with depression and her latest West End play.

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The Chat with Claire Fordham – Ep. 008 – Actress Denise Welch and Artist Lincoln Townley

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Ep. 005 – Exonerated Man Bruce Lisker – Part 2

Exonerated Man Bruce Lisker

     This is Part 2 of The Chat with Claire Fordham podcast episode where Claire interviews exonerated man Bruce Lisker who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit, his fight for freedom and justice. And we learn who did kill Bruce’s mother.

Bruce is joined by his wife, Kara Noble Lisker, who began writing to Bruce when she read about his case in the LA Times.

The couple, who married in 2011, talk openly about their relationship, the need for criminal justice reform and what they are doing to help others.

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The Chat with Claire Fordham – Ep. 005 – Exonerated Man BRUCE LISKER – Part 2

 

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Ep 001: Good Witch COCO BLIGNAUT

Coco Blignaut

Coco Blignaut, the Good Witch

Coco Blignaut is a real witch – a good witch.

In this premiere episode of The Chat with Claire Fordham podcast, British writer and broadcaster Claire Fordham interviews Coco who welcomed Claire to her beautiful home in Topanga Canyon, California for a chat in her garden and a spot of tea and magic.

 

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The Chat with Claire Fordham – Ep. 001 – Good Witch COCO BLIGNAUT

 

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