S2 EP4: Tracey Ullman on finding fame in the US, her relationship with The Simpsons, and clubbing with Prince

In this episode, Louis is joined in the studio by iconic character actor and comedian, Tracey Ullman. Tracey talks about how she found fame in the US, her relationship with The Simpsons, and a surreal night spent at an East Berlin nightclub with Prince. Warnings: Strong language Links/Attachments: Germaine Greer sketch - ‘Tracey Ullman’s Show’ (2016-2018) on BBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzYi1TkIxaY Jeremy Corbyn sketch – ‘Tracey Ullman Breaks The News’ (2017-2018) on BBC  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOhu9wYo-iI ‘Seven Up!’ (1964) – Granada Television  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAsL8nriAOs ‘Tracey Ullman’s Class Act’ (1993) – ITV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPpQWjWApWs ‘Three of a Kind’ (1984) – BBC Video compilation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXIDEWicubQ Tracey Ullman as Renee Zellweger as JK Rowling – ‘Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union’ (2008-2010) on Showtime  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3YWN8sXFlU The Simpsons on ‘The Tracey Ullman Show’ – Fox  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nekvVuoiTyA  Chic, a Middle Eastern character on ‘Tracey Takes On…’ (1996-1999) – HBO https://youtu.be/SxVRDOf9Bwg?feature=shared&t=114  Mrs. Noh Nang Ning, an Asian character on ‘Tracey Takes On…’ (1996-1999) – HBO https://youtu.be/SxVRDOf9Bwg?feature=shared&t=418  Sheneesha Turner, an African-American character on ‘Tracey Takes On…’ (1996-1999) – HBO https://youtu.be/EyYskzH-iU8?feature=shared&t=1307  ‘When Louis Met…Jimmy Savile’ (2000) – BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p0g3zjn9/when-louis-met-series-1-jimmy-savile (UK only)  ‘Louis Theroux: Savile’ (2016) – BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07yc9zh/louis-theroux-specials-savile (UK only)  Black pastor character in ‘Little Britain’ (2003-2006) – BBC  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6BzBntT_w8  ‘A Christian’s job interview’ on ‘Tracey Ullman’s Show’ – BBC  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_jzDGv0KKw  ‘Louis Theroux’s Forbidden America: Extreme and Online’ – BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0014khc/louis-therouxs-forbidden-america-series-1-1-extreme-and-online (UK only) ‘I’ll Do Anything’ (1994) – Trailer  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4UUAeof5Go  Prince – I’ll Do Anything (Demo)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfYj9vjNxcg Credits: Producer: Millie Chu  Assistant Producer: Maan Al-Yasiri  Production Manager: Francesca Bassett  Music: Miguel D’Oliveira  Executive Producer: Arron Fellows     A Mindhouse Production for Spotify  www.mindhouse.co.uk  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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