Brits In The Wood Podcast

FROM HOLLYWOOD Caroline Feraday and Claire Bullivant present an entertaining and informative weekly podcast, with a focus on interesting Brits in Hollywood – and Hollywood viewed THROUGH the eyes of interesting Brits. Join us each week for a fresh perspective on what it’s like to be a complete fish out of water – a Brit…in the Wood (Hollywood, that is) as we greet fellow Brits and Anglophile Americans who have something to say on LA!
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Mar 27, 2017


Huw Parmenter is an English actor, writer and producer, best known for playing Roland in the History Channel’s successful series ‘Vikings.’ However, British viewers may remember him playing Albert, a French curate in East Enders. Huw also appeared as Frank in Desert Rats at the Arts Theatre and recently starred in and produced The Chaskis Theatre production of ‘After Orlando’ – an International Theatre action response to The Pulse nightclub shooting.


In this podcast Huw talks to Caroline Feraday and Claire Bullivant about being a British actor in LA, the auditioning process during Pilot Week and being rather good at doing accents. We also learn he had a famous uncle who used to hang out with the Beatles. How cool is that?


Download to listen to Brit in the Wood rising star that Caroline predicts will win an Oscar one day (you heard it here first), the intelligent, handsome and multi-talented Huw Parmenter…

Mar 20, 2017

Mark Browning is Managing Director of ITN Productions, one of the UK’s biggest production companies, working across television, digital, commercials, branded content and sports production.


This year with Mark at the helm, ITN Productions earned its first-ever Oscar nomination for their 40-minute film called Watani: My Homeland, in which the ITN team spent three years with a Syrian family, documenting their transition from fighters on the front lines of the civil war that has ravaged their country to political refugees in Germany. The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the best documentary short category.


Mark joins Caroline Feraday and Claire Bullivant on his recent trip to LA to talk about what its like to have an Oscar nomination, the Syrian crisis, his big U.S. ambitions and his potential British Prime-ministership. Well we want him to be PM anyway.


Download to listen to the charismatic, highly intelligent Brit in the Wood that’s putting ITN firmly on the American media map, Oscar nominee Mark Browning…

Mar 13, 2017

Tony Hadley has, over the years, earned the accolade of being one of pop music's greatest vocalists. A pioneer of the 80s romantic movement and lead singer of Spandau Ballet, Tony has had numerous chart topping singles and albums all over the world, some of the most memorable being the singles Gold, Only When You Leave, Through the Barricades and of course the international number one True.

Caroline Feraday and Claire Bullivant caught up with Tony when he stopped off in LA to perform at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown LA.

Then in part two of this podcast we chat to British born Katharine Watford Cook, an award winning producer at the forefront of the newest revolution in filmmaking in Hollywood – 360 Degree Virtual Reality.

In the technological world of futurist film making and a predominantly very male arena, Katharine is leading the pack by immersing audiences in the story by surrounding them with 360 degrees of action in some of Hollywood’s highest grossing box office hits. You’ll have seen her work in movies such as Insurgent, The Hunger Games and Now You See Me 2.

 Katharine joins Caroline and Claire in the studio to discuss her growth from Liverpudlian roots to now owning one of the most cutting edge entertainment and production companies in Beverly Hills. The future’s so bright, you’re gonna wear shades… well… 360 VR headsets.

Download to listen to the legend that is Tony Hadley and also technological guru Katharine Watford Cook…

Mar 6, 2017

Leilani Dowding former Miss Great Britain and Page 3 favorite, joins Caroline Feraday and Claire Bullivant to discuss her 90210 life since crossing the pond in 2005 and what she left behind in old Blighty.

In true ‘American dream’ style since landing on Californian shores, Leilani founded and now runs the successful women’s fashion line Leiluna and is also a multi million dollar home realtor. But when she’s not flipping houses to movie stars or dressing the world’s top models, she talks about her time on an American reality TV show, dating in LA and her brief flirtation with Scientology.

Then Caroline and Claire caught up with the legend that is Tony Hadley, pioneer of the 80s romantic movement and lead singer of world renown Spandau Ballet, when he stopped off in LA for a sell out concert at the Microsoft Theatre.

Download to listen to the multitalented and beautiful Brit in the Wood superstar that is Leilani Dowding and let’s see how well Tony Hadley knows LA…