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The Plant-Based Performers Podcast
100 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
Jack Of All Trades with Grace Mouat!
It's the last episode of the season, and we both have some really good news to share (no... we're not pregnant!). Then we speak to West-End superstar Grace Mouat about her time working for a well-known chicken restaurant, life on tour as the Six understudy, and all of her various side projects! Please support Grace: T: @gracemouat I: @gracemouat Depop: @gracemouat Podcast: Cut To The Grace Youtube: youtube.com/channel/UCzD_kwHTFZ7eUaif8f0gLFg Thank you all for joining us for Season 1! We'll be back before you know it! Don't forget to follow us on social media too: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod Youtube: youtube.com/PlantBasedPerformers TikTok: @pbperformerspod
74 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
Strike A Pose!
Our wonderful guest on this episode is actress, model, and The Belle to Emelia's Mrs Potts - Kayleigh Ferguson. We chat about what it's like to be a vegan model, Kayleigh making it as an actor without "drama school training" and dealing with a life-long illness. You can find Kayleigh on her socials at: T: @KayleighFergi I: @kayleighfergi Don't forget to follow us on social media too: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
35 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
The Reviews Are In: Seaspiracy!
Welcome back to another episode, and this time we are doing something a little different! Hear our raw reaction to the Netflix phenomenon "Seaspiracy" and our thoughts straight after watching. Make sure you go and watch it if you haven't already, and let us know what you think! You can also see this podcast as a video on our BRAND NEW Youtube channel (please subscribe!): https://youtu.be/i_R1gJd8ZS0 Don't forget to follow and subscribe to us on social media: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCs7RO0yUfQeBMTFnwD1rH1Q
73 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Been Around The World!
Happy Easter lovely listeners! In this episode, we discuss our feelings on this holiday and whether it's "vegan" or not. Then we get the chance to speak to dancer Sarah Flinton about her amazing experiences working overseas, what it was like being a non-meat eater abroad, and if you need protein to be strong! You can find Sarah on her socials at: T: @sarah_e_flinton I: @sarahelisabethflinton Don't forget to follow us on social media too: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
73 minutes | Mar 14, 2021
In episode 12 our fantastic guest is singer (and Emelia's work colleague) Jordan Ashton! Jordan is fairly new to be being plant-based so we speak about what led him there, geek out over Marvel's new show "Wandavision", and re-iterate that it's okay to not be a "perfect" vegan! You can find Jordan here: I: @jordanashton93 Don't forget to follow us on social media too: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
65 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
Start Of Something New!
Our guest this week is wonderful Scottish actress Sarah Meikle! We speak about post-show blues, what we think should be taught at Drama School, Sarah's amazing e-book "First Time Freelancer", and we advise everyone to "just go for it!". You can purchase Sarah's e-book here: https://payhip.com/b/h4c3 Please make sure you follow Sarah on social media: Instagram: @sarahcmeikle Twitter: meikle_sarah TikTok: @sarahcmeikle Don't forget to follow us on social media too: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
81 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
A Change Could Do You Good!
This week we chat with one of our good friends Eilidh Weir, a performer and student of Psychology of Mental Health. We discuss finding a new passion outside of the industry, being a "hippie", and Eilidh gives us some homework to help on our fitness journey! A link to listen to Eilidh's meditations: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/n521vtay3dy80ea/AADj_wtFKdghORKImbcWjqx9a?dl=0 The Ted Talk we mention: https://youtu.be/0tqq66zwa7g Find her podcast, Little Less Lonely, here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/little-less-lonely/id1524324341 And of course, please follow Eilidh on social media: Instagram: @eilidhmeditation Don't forget to follow us on social media too: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
72 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
I Wanna Be A Producer!
In this episode, we welcome our very first guest, actor and producer Hannah Ellis Ryan! We talk about the differences between being a vegan in the UK and Australia, our love for soya milk, eating a "burger" on Coronation Street, and how she is making her productions more eco-friendly. If you want to keep up with Hannah and all of her amazing ventures, follow her here: Twitter: @HannahEllisRyan Instagram: @hannahellieryan Manager of Hope Mill Theatre T: @hopemilltheatr1 I: @hopemilltheatre Founder of Her Productions T: @productions_her I: @her_productions19 Co-Founder of Play With Fire Productions T: @playwithfiremcr I: @playwithfireproductions Producer of Manchester ADP T: @ManchesterADP I: @Manchesteradp Don't forget to follow us on social media too: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
47 minutes | Jan 15, 2021
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! It's 2021, and we are back putting veganism in the spotlight once again! In episode 8 we announce the winner of our Hamster name competition and introduce you to our little furry child! We also discuss the pros and cons of Veganuary, our frustrations on our fitness journey and whether we managed to see the Panto or not! We would love to start getting some guests on, so if you are in the industry are are plant-based, vegan, veggie... please get in touch! Please follow us on social media: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
69 minutes | Dec 18, 2020
All I Want For Christmas!
Merry Christmas! In our last episode of the year, we give you a short gift guide which would suit any vegans in your life, or non-vegans too! We introduce a new segment: Emelia Rose Reviews! Our first show to review is Rent at Hope Mill Theatre. Before we get to that, we ask for your help to name our new hamster! Please follow us on social media: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
53 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
(Christmas) Food, Glorious Food!
It's nearly Christmas, so we give you a rundown of the biggest UK supermarkets and what they are offering for a plant-based Christmas dinner this year! We chat about what it means for the theatre and TV industries all over the country with the new government tier system and open up about feeling a bit lost career-wise this year. Please follow us on social media: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
59 minutes | Nov 20, 2020
Lifestyles Of The Rich & Famous!
It's episode 5 already! This time, we call each other out on our annoying podcasting habits, get excited about the theatre tickets we have booked, and discuss our thoughts on "stunt casting". We finish off by giving you a list of famous actors, singers and musicians who are vegan or plant-based, telling you a little about their journey. Please follow us on social media: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
50 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
With A Little Help From My Friends!
It's that time of year again! No, not just Halloween, and certainly not Christmas. It's World Vegan Day and World Vegan Month! In episode 4 we discuss this time of year, our feelings on fireworks, and attempt to explain what Guy Fawkes Night is to our non-UK listeners... Then we share our best tips for anyone who might be considering becoming plant-based, and Emma mentions the E numbers to look out for on food labels which are: E120 - Cochineal - A red pigment obtained from cochineal insects E441 - Gelatine - Obtained from the collagen of animal bones or skin, mainly pigs and cattle E542 - Bone Phosphate - Created by crushing the bones of animals – not approved in the EU E901 - Beeswax - Comes from bee hives E904 - Shellac - A resin that is secreted by a species of lac insects in Asia E913 - Lanolin - A grease derived from the wool of sheep – not approved in the EU E966 - Lactitol - This sugar alcohol is generally derived from milk E1105 - Lysosyme - Generally obtained from chicken eggs Please follow us on social media: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
49 minutes | Oct 23, 2020
The Price Of Beauty!
Welcome to the next episode where we celebrate Emma turning 30, and share some super exciting personal news with you all! We also talk about our new favourite meat substitutes, whether petrol is made from dead dinosaurs (it turns out... no it's not, it's actually algae), and catch up on how the industry is doing with the latest grant of £76 million. Then we discuss going vegan and cruelty-free with our cosmetics, the difference between the two terms and give some tips on how you can do the same. Please follow us on social media: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
62 minutes | Oct 9, 2020
On The Road Again!
In episode 2 of The Plant-Based Performers Podcast, we celebrate our 1-year vegan anniversary! Emma surprises Lee with some statistics about what they have saved over the last year using a vegan calculator. Between us we have saved: 730 animals 14,872 pounds of CO2 (the amount 7,000 humans exhale on an average day) 21,914 square feet of forest (the same as 3 tennis courts) 32,872 pounds of grain (enough to feed 1 person for 18 years) 803,532 gallons of water (this could fill 1 and 1/4 Olympic sized swimming pools) We also discuss our feelings on fish and the fact that plastic could outnumber fish in the ocean by the year 2050. Then we chat about life on the road as plant-based performers, the challenges we've faced, and any tips and tricks we have found. Please follow us on social media: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod
51 minutes | Sep 22, 2020
Let's Start At The Very Beginning!
Hello, and welcome to the first episode of The Plant-Based Performers Podcast, with your hosts Lee and Emelia (or is it Emma..?)! In this episode, we chat about how we met and why we embarked on this plant-based journey! Please follow us on social media: Instagram: @pbperformerspod Twitter: @pbperformerspod Don’t forget to follow our lovely friend Luke, who designed our amazing logo, @lukeokeeffe94. And of course, please check out Emelia and Matt (@theoddcatsduo) in their new video Crazy!
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