Hayley & Ruth: Two Stars

Hayley & Ruth: Two Stars

Resident critics Hayley Danks and Ruth Goodchild review everything from the monarchy to the eclipse. They don't feel they actually have to see a film or play in order to review it. So sit back, relax, and let them tell you what to think.

If you would like to suggest something for Hayley and Ruth to review, tweet them: @twostarspodcast

Two Stars is improvised by Susan Harrison and Gemma Arrowsmith.

Episode 5.3 - King Lear, starring Kenneth Branagh

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  • Published: 24th October 2023
  • Length: 31 mins
  • Size: 57.2mb

Hayley sets Ruth up on Tinder against her wishes and the pair review King Lear, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh. Obviously they haven't seen it yet, but since when has that ever been an obstacle to reviewing?

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Susan Harrison (Hayley Danks)

Susan Harrison. Copyright: Anna Hull

Susan Harrison is an award winning character comedian, actor and improviser. Her solo show Creatures won the Three Weeks Editor's Choice Award at the Edinburgh Fringe and she is part of the Olivier Award winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.

"A Perfomer with depth and range; able to read the audience with the precision of an old hand... a fantastic character comedian" - Chortle

Website   @sueharrison123

Gemma Arrowsmith (Ruth Goodchild)

Gemma Arrowsmith. Copyright: Idil Sukan

Gemma Arrowsmith is comedy writer/performer. She has most recently written for Tracey Ullman's Show, Newsjack and The Now Show. She has appeared in Charlie Brooker's How TV Ruined Your Life and Vic Reeves' Ministry Of Curious Stuff.

Gemma is brilliaaaaaant!" - Paul Whitehouse

Website   @mmaarrow


Artwork: William Andrews.

Theme tune: Matt Lewsey and Amy Ashworth from Skiffle and the Piffles.

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