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Episode 9: Sacha Dhawan28/01/2021 Duración: 42min
“Failure can be a blessing” Our latest episode is a conversation with writer, procducer, stage and screen actor Sacha Dhawan about how the last year has been destructive, turbulent, uncertain and… a blessing. The discussion touches on resilience, adaptation, discrimination, not being so grateful, and of course, the songs and films that have shaped his life. \\ Two Songs: Abalonia by Talvin Singh His first way into how music can give confidence and help him get into character. A time-machine of a song that takes Sacha back to a place to rediscover his own identity. Bye Bye Blackbird from the musical The History Boys He reminisces about an incredibly emotional and inspiring two years of his early career performing The History Boys around the world, on stage and in film. \\ Two Scenes: The Warrior directed by Asif Capadia This film came into Dhawan’s life at a critical time of self-reflection and at a crossroads. It helped clarify his personal identity and highlight the path in film he was destined to t
Episode 7 - Leah Wood22/04/2020 Duración: 46min
"Nobody kisses Prince" Listen to a conversation filled with many remarkable stories of music, culture and arts with activist, designer, musician and mother Leah Wood. In between fantastic anecdotes involving earrings from Prince and a cigarette end from Slash, Leah shares her advice on how we can overcome anxieties and challenges: don't take life too seriously and give life all you have got. \\ Two Songs Purple Rain - Prince Fountain of Love - Ronnie Wood One of her dad's early songs, Fountain of Love from the 123 album. It is the piece of music that makes her happy and reminds her of the better years. The song is also a reminder of how much she has progressed. \\ Two Scenes Reality Bites A film that showed us all the pressures and pleasures of youth with an incredible soundtrack. Especially the scene where the group goes shopping to a petrol station convenience store and dance with complete freedom and abandon. The Color Purple Cried her heart out to this film when she first saw it in her teens.
Episode 6 - Gaia Weiss31/03/2020 Duración: 45min
Episode 6 of That Scene, That Song features a conversation with actor and model Gaia Weiss who has featured on screen in Judy, Vikings, Mary Queen of Scots and The Legend of Hercules. Doing ballet from the age of four, and drama from 7, performing and being on stage was always in her blood. Through a career that she says 'just happened' is thread of tenacity and doing the hard work. \\The Scenes Live and Become - a film that Gaia describes as a lesson in humanity. It is the story of Christian Ethiopian mother who saves her son by sending him to Israel, where he is adopted by a family in Tel Aviv and must acclimate to his new life while guarding the secret of his past. The particular scene that moved Gaia was where the mother implores her son to 'go, live and become'. Cold War by Pawel Pawlikowski is described as an impossible love story in impossible times. The film is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temper
Episode 4 - Timi Dakolo04/02/2020 Duración: 37min
That Scene, That Song is a conversation about two songs and two films that have shaped Timi, his outlook on life or work, or that have profound personal meaning. Words from the soul and a voice from the heart - you will enjoy this conversation with a true original who is a the very beginning of what will be an extraordinary journey. Timi frequently breaks out into song to tell us about films and songs that have shaped his life: Timi's films: \ Bohemian Rhapsody \ A Star Is Born Timi's songs: \ Can't Give Up Now by Mary Mary And an original song from his grandmother; a signal in his youth that there was going to be no food for dinner.
Episode 3 - Eddie Kadi22/01/2020 Duración: 46min
What We Seee Presents Episode 3 of That Scene, That Song featuring Eddie Kadi. That Scene, That Song is a conversation about two songs and two films that have shaped Eddie, his outlook on life or work, or that have profound personal meaning. Eddie talks about a the very personal journey and early inspirations from Kinshasa to London and now to the heights of the comedy world with many strings to his bow, including presenting, acting music and - as you will hear thoroughly his story - giving back. Eddie’s two films: A.W.O.L. – Jean Claude van Damme https://youtu.be/7gAMarKpYvQ The Shawshank Redemption https://youtu.be/4uu-eWVhj3M Eddie’s two songs: Eau Benite, Simaro Lutumba https://open.spotify.com/track/6FZm33EIV0dY3XdLwuwxIQ Speechless, Michael Jackson https://open.spotify.com/track/1O1LkHTi3Lep9OHE8BvOVe?autoplay=true&v=T
Episode 1: Eliza Butterworth23/12/2019 Duración: 36min
What We Seee Presents Episode 1 of That Scene, That Song featuring Eliza Butterworth. That Scene, That Song is a conversation about two songs, or parts of songs, and two films, or scenes in films, that have shaped Eliza Butterworth, her outlook on life or work, or that have significant personal meaning.
Episode 5 - Nitin Sawhney22/12/2019 Duración: 51min
What We Seee Presents Episode 5 of That Scene, That Song featuring musician, producer, composer and living breathing medicine man for the soul, Nitin Sawhney. That Scene, That Song is a conversation about two songs and two films that have shaped Nitin, his outlook on life and work, or that have profound personal meaning. The fascinating conversation follows Nitin’s life and musical journey as well as two indispensable pieces of advice for anybody struggling with identity, direction or motivation: \\ Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s not enough to just be you. He emplore us to believe that you are enough as you are. \\ Be process orientated, not goal oriented Expectation can be the enemy of happiness, so enjoy the process and you will never be far from happiness. When one focuses on goals, things can go one of two ways. It might be that you don’t achieve your goal and the you will be disappointed. And even if you do achieve it you will not have enjoyed the process and the satisfaction may be fleet
Episode 2 - Charlotte Spencer22/12/2019 Duración: 43min
What We Seee Presents Episode 2 of That Scene, That Song featuring Charlotte Spencer. That Scene, That Song is a conversation about two songs and two films that have shaped Charlotte, her outlook on life or work, or that have profound personal meaning. \\The star Episode two stars Essex-born actor Charlotte Spencer, who plays Esther Denham in ITV’s Jane Austen drama series Sanditon. Spencer set her sights on a career in acting at the age of three. She trained in ballet at the Brenda Taylor School of Dance, where she still teaches. The 28-year-old remembers her upbringing as “a middle-class lifestyle on a working-class wage”. Her father, a builder, and her mother, who worked at a school, remortgaged their house to her to London’s Sylvia Young Theatre School. Musical theatre dominated Spencer’s early life. Aged 12, she played Jane Banks in Mary Poppins, and on leaving school at 16 she landed a role in Oliver! Her first big TV gig came in 2014 when she played Carly in Line of Duty, for which she