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Happy Place with Fearne Cotton

Fearne Cotton talks to incredible people about life, love, loss, and everything in-between as she reveals what happiness means to them.

  • Robbie Williams

    Monday, December 7th, 2020

    52 seconds

    He's the man who had everything - and it's taken Robbie Williams years to work out why that didn't make him happy. To finish series eight, Fearne catches up with Robbie to talk about his life in lockdown, wrestling with the impact we have of our kids...

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  • Gareth Southgate

    Monday, November 30th, 2020

    51 seconds

    The England football manager opens up to Fearne about his life in the public eye - and how he copes in such high pressure roles as player and now as coach. Along the way they discuss star signs, the importance of getting back to nature and the most...

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  • Pandora Sykes

    Monday, November 23rd, 2020

    48 seconds

    What if all the work we're doing on ourselves is part of the problem? Pandora Sykes has been wrestling with our obsession with wellness to see if we're taking it all a bit too seriously - and in this chat with Fearne, they chat about the simple...

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  • Deepak Chopra

    Monday, November 16th, 2020

    42 seconds

    Deepak has been at the forefront of all things well being for the best part of four decades - and in this conversation with Fearne, they get to grips with what has been probably the hardest year for most of us.    If you’re interested in...

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  • Gabby Bernstein

    Monday, November 9th, 2020

    48 seconds

    The bestselling author joins fangirl Fearne to discuss superattactors, rewriting your story, tuning out the noise, the resistors in your life... a cornucopia of tools that Gabby has written about to help you make sense of the world. Gabby's new book,...

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  • Amahla on Bold 🎵

    Thursday, November 5th, 2020

    12 seconds

    The year started so strong for the Ivor Novello nominated Amahla - and as her new track Bold shows, she is not letting the current crisis stop that flow. Fearne chats to the singer about the track, which features on, you guessed it, Happy Place - The...

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  • Kye Sones on My Mind And Me 🎵

    Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

    18 seconds

    They've been friends since they were kids, but this is the first time Fearne has interviewed Kye Sones - and all because Kye has written My Mind & Me, a brand new song for Happy Place, the album. In this (only slightly awkward) conversation, they...

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  • Lockdown Kittens Dancing: Behind The Scenes

    Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

    20 seconds

    How did Dame Helen Mirren come to appear on Happy Place the album? Fearne is joined by collaborator Adam Martin (from the excellent meditation podcast GABA) to reminisce on the making of their song, with a score by Amelia Warner.

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  • Sam Smith

    Monday, November 2nd, 2020

    52 seconds

    Start your week with this powerful chat with one of Britain's best singers. In this in-depth interview, Fearne talks to Sam about self-acceptance, pronouns, and making big decisions while you're in the public eye. Sam's new album, LoveGoes, Content...

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  • Laurie Vincent on Love You, Bye 🎵

    Sunday, November 1st, 2020

    21 seconds

    He's one half of Slaves and Larry Pink The Human - and it's in that guise he joins Fearne to talk about heartbreaking story behind his beautiful song, Love You, Bye. Love You, Bye is part of Happy Place - The Album, which also features new songs by...

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  • Emeli Sandé on Happy Place the Album 🎵

    Friday, October 30th, 2020

    14 seconds

    An exclusive listen to the new track by Emeli Sandé, available on the new Happy Place album. In this chat with Fearne, the singer discusses how music can help make a difference to all our lives in these challenging times. You can hear the full track...

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  • Simon Neil

    Monday, October 26th, 2020

    43 seconds

    Biffy Clyro's frontman Simon Neil has always written moments from his life into his songs - and, as he tells Fearne, it's something that he has had mixed feelings about. In this wide-ranging talk, they discuss standing still after years on the road,...

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  • Ludovico Einaudi on Happy Place - The Album

    Friday, October 23rd, 2020

    14 seconds

    Fearne's favourite pianist jumps on a Zoom to talk about his contribution to Happy Place - The Album: a cover of Prince's Sometimes It Snows In April. Along the way they talk about the power of dreams and marvel at the view outside his Italian home....

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  • Phillip Schofield

    Monday, October 19th, 2020

    55 seconds

    He's been on our screens in five different decades, but Phillip Schofield can still surprise us. In this podcast exclusive, Fearne chats to Phillip about his extraordinary life on camera, his continued fear of singing, and the mental loops he trapped...

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  • Billie Marten on Happy Place - The Album

    Friday, October 16th, 2020

    12 seconds

    To celebrate the launch of Happy Place - The Album, singer-songwriter Billie Marten joins Fearne to talk about the writing of Orange Tree, her exclusive track for the album. You can hear the full track right now as part of Happy Place - The Album on...

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  • Skin

    Monday, October 12th, 2020

    45 seconds

    As the lead singer in the indie band Skunk Anansie, Skin was one of the iconic faces of the nineties.  These days, she mixes her singing with Djing, and has written a new book called It Takes Blood and Guts. In this chat with Fearne, she...

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  • Wim Hof

    Monday, October 5th, 2020

    49 seconds

    There are only a few people in this world to have a 'method' named after them. The Wim Hof Method, and the man behind it, are game-changing and rule-breaking in equal measure. And whilst he has been called controversial in his enthusiasm for cold...

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  • Jay Shetty

    Monday, September 28th, 2020

    1 seconds

    At 21 years old, Jay became a monk. For the next three years he applied himself to a simpler life, away from modern trappings. Ten years later, he tells Fearne what he learned from that time that he still applies today - helping him on the road to...

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  • Holly Tucker MBE

    Monday, July 6th, 2020

    53 seconds

    She may have founded one of the biggest online retail success stories in British history, but Holly Tucker hasn't stopped dreaming big.   In this inspiring chat with Fearne, she discusses the hard work that went into starting Not On The High...

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  • Aimi Maunders

    Monday, June 29th, 2020

    55 seconds

    Aimi and her sister Emma both experienced anxiety and depression while they were at school - and whilst there's a stigma around mental health today, back then it was even worse. So they came up with Happiful. Fearne connects with co-founder Aimi to...

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  • Jonathan Yeo

    Monday, June 22nd, 2020

    49 seconds

    Celebrated portraitist Jonathan Yeo has spent a long time staring into people's eyes. And not just anyone's eyes: Because of that, he's in quite a unique position to talk about body language and how we express ourselves, and the...

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  • Freya Ridings

    Monday, June 15th, 2020

    53 seconds

    Fresh from her Happy Place Virtual Festival performance, Freya talks to Fearne about her difficult school days, her unconventional approach to learning piano and the importance she places on writing her own songs. Discover the full Happy Place...

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  • Alicia Keys

    Monday, June 8th, 2020

    52 seconds

    After finding chart-topping success at a formative age, Alicia Keys has spent a lot of time thinking about the high expectations we put on each other. From her own people-pleasing tendencies in her early career, to her very recent breakthroughs in...

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  • Chris & Rosie Ramsey

    Monday, June 1st, 2020

    50 seconds

    Through their own podcast and social media, they have shared their most intimate parenting highs and lows - and in this late night chat with Fearne, the Ramseys discuss how they've coped in lockdown, what topics are still out of bounds, and how to be...

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  • Glennon Doyle

    Monday, May 25th, 2020

    51 seconds

    The author of Untamed and Body Warrior has a lot to say - and in this interview with Fearne she packs it all into one podcast. From getting angry, to her battles with alcohol and body image... and on to her personal journey of sexuality... oh, and her...

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  • Daisy May Cooper

    Monday, May 18th, 2020

    52 seconds

    The star and co-creator of This Country talks to Fearne about writing comedy, getting to meet your heroes and celebrating the life of close friend Michael Sleggs, who passed away in July. This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful -...

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  • George Ezra

    Monday, May 11th, 2020

    46 seconds

    In the midst of lockdown, George Ezra's new project seems tailor-fitted to our times: calling up an old friend and celebrating that relationship, despite the distance. Speaking to Fearne, the singer-songwriter reveals his own anxieties and the ways he...

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  • Vex King

    Monday, May 4th, 2020

    44 seconds

    From homeless child to Instagram star, Vex King has spent a lot of time thinking about thought. The author of is on a mission to challenge our ideas about self-love, and in this chat with Fearne the mind coach discusses those early challenges to the...

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  • Ricky Gervais

    Monday, April 27th, 2020

    53 seconds

    Fearne dials in to discover Ricky Gervais is living the dream: one that involves pasta, red wine and talking about the new series of After Life on Netflix. Also on the agenda are Ricky's thoughts about criticism, controversy and Fearne's duvet studio....

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  • Kelly Jones

    Monday, April 20th, 2020

    49 seconds

    The lead singer of the Stereophonics has often written from experience, and always from the heart - but his most recent work hints at some big upheavals in his life, and the lives around him.   Fearne drops into Kelly's studios...

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