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The Circle

Leon Mayne
ComedyTV & FilmComedy Interviews

Hosted by award-winning duo Executive Producer/Screenwriter Leon Mayne, and journalist/media chronicler Akua Gyamfi, The Circle features the two friends waxing lyrical with the hottest Black British talent across Television and Film - discussing weekly topics, their career journeys, the creative process, and what the future of TV, Film, and Digital holds. Informal, fun, and conversational, the 60-90 minute episodes are a way to keep edutained, and get otherwise open and new perspectives from UK talent. Catch the original roundtable series on Youtube:


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Latest Episodes

Prolific casting director Kharmel Cochrane stepped into The Circle with Leon and Akua to talk about the origins of her company, her quest to disrupt TV and Film's typical casting tropes, and her success stories which include casting for BAFTA-winning... more

a month ago

Paapa Essiedu steps inside the circle with us this week! The prolific actor speaks on his late introduction to theatre, preparing for his roles in television and film, set life on Sky and AMC series 'Gangs Of London', growing up in the same neighbour... more

10 months ago

BAFTA award-winning actress Naomi Ackie steps inside The Circle with Leon and Akua. She talks through her holistic journey during lockdown, writing projects that centre black women, her dream role in Lady Macbeth, working with John Boyega to push a J... more

a year ago

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The Circle launched a year ago and published 12 episodes to date. You can find more information about this podcast including rankings, audience demographics and engagement in our podcast database.

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