The BBC Radio presenter and former Crossroads actress launched her ‘dog podcast’ earlier this month.
“I’ve been released from the constraints of the studio to record on the streets of London, accompanied by my soul mate, a white bulldog, Matilda. I used to think it was only me who thought any excursion is made better with a dog… but now I know I’m not alone!” – JoAnne Good
Broadcaster, actress and vlogger JoAnne Good has been getting tails wagging across London, as she is joined by celebrity guests and their pet pooches for a recently launched podcast entitled ‘Dogs and the City‘, produced by the Beeb for new platform BBC Sounds.
Accompanied by her own bullbog Matilda – which had previous fame on Sky TV series ‘A Different Breed‘ – Jo, her guests, and their four-legged friends take a 30-minute walk across the City, discussing everything from pet-owning to recent projects. Guests include singer Katrina Leskanich of Katrina and the Waves fame and comedian & close friend Julian Clary.
Alongside celebrity guests, Jo has also be checking in with Londoners about the unusual places they co-habit with their pets and exploring the wonderful world of Instagram famous dogs!
The launch of the podcast earlier this month follows an 18-year career with the BBC, and a lifetime of dog-loving, which led Jo and close friend Anna Webb to publish Barking Blondes. Jo has, as well as the Sky doggie documentary series, even featured as a pet-expert on ITV’s This Morning and The Alan Titchmarsh Show.
Jo also presents BBC Radio London’s Barking Hour – the only radio-based dog show in the world – every Thursday afternoon, and vlogs weekly under the pseudonym MiddleAgedMinx, working to banish the technophobic over-50s stereotype.
JoAnne came to national fame as Carol Sands on ATV’s Crossroads in the early 1980s, going on to be soap’s first female mechanic in the midland-based soaps storylines – several years before Kylie Minogue donned her overalls in Neighbours.
“Dogs and the City‘ is available via BBC Sounds and all other major podcasting platforms, with new episodes every Thursday. Follow Jo on social media @MiddleAgedMinx.” – BBC