Eyes on Gilead: A Handmaid's Tale podcast

Eyes on Gilead: A Handmaid's Tale podcast

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Join Fiona, Haidee, Sana, and Natalie every week with SBS’ award-winning The Handmaid’s Tale companion podcast, Eyes on Gilead. There is a lot going on in this series and we think it helps to talk it out at the end of every episode. WINNER: BEST FANCA


Interview with Yvonne Strahovski + ‘Unknown Caller’ recap
Jun 20 • 53 min
We have just watched episode 5 of season 3 of The Handmaid’s Tale, which is called Unknown Caller: June and Serena grapple with the revelation that Luke is caring for Nichole in Canada, leading to an incident that will have far-reaching ramifications.…
‘God Bless the Child’
Jun 12 • 43 min
Join Fiona, Natalie, Sana and Haidee as they recap The Handmaid’s Tale season 3, episode 4, ‘God Bless the Child’, in which: June negotiates a truce in the Waterfords’ fractured relationship; Janine oversteps with the Putnam family; and a still-healing…
Bradley Whitford interview + ‘Watch Out’ recap
Jun 6 • 55 min
It’s time to recap the events of The Handmaid’s Tale season 3, episode 3, ‘Watch Out’, which reveals more of the curious character of Commander Lawrence, and his changing attitudes towards the women of his household. Bradley Whitford features in this…
‘Night’ + ‘Mary and Martha’
Jun 6 • 55 min
It’s the premiere of The Handmaid’s tale season three! We have truly been sent good weather. Join Fiona, Natalie, Sana and Haidee as they recap the first two episodes: ‘Night’ and ‘Mary and Martha’. In these episodes: June helps Marthas with a dangerous…
New season preview
May 28 • 1 min
The blessed day is almost upon us: The premiere of The Handmaid’s Tale season 3 on SBS. As we count down the days until the return of everyone’s favourite dystopian drama, Fiona reveals some of the guests who will be joining us on Eyes On Gilead this…
‘The Word’
Jul 12, 2018 • 44 min
We have just watched episode 13, which is unlucky for some but mostly for us, because it’s the finale of The Handmaid’s Tale! Oh, and it’s also not that great for Serena… The death of Eden sheds new light on her character and causes the women of Gilead to…
Interview with The Handmaid’s Tale showrunner Bruce Miller
Jul 8, 2018 • 34 min
In a special Eyes on Gilead podcast, Fiona, Haidee, and Natalie interview the showrunner of The Handmaid’s Tale, Bruce Miller. He offers some great insights into the thinking that goes into making the show and the challenges they face in making it. Miller…
‘Postpartum’
Jul 5, 2018 • 43 min
We have just watched episode 12, which is called “Postpartum”. June becomes Offred once more, and negotiates access to Holly. Nick (yes, he’s back!) is rocked by Gilead’s brutal response to a crime. Emily is assigned to a mysterious new house. We meet a…
‘Holly’
Jun 28, 2018 • 36 min
We have just watched episode 11, which is called Holly. As Serena and Fred deal with the fallout of their actions towards ‘Offred’ and we get a glimpse at the cracks in their facade, June faces a series of grueling challenges, alone, as she recalls her…
‘The Last Ceremony’ + Handmaid’s director Daina Reid
Jun 21, 2018 • 47 min
We have just watched episode 10, which is called The Last Ceremony and you can probably take to have multiple meanings. A false alarm in the baby stakes humiliates Serena, and causes her to punish June and stage a revenge ceremony as a means to bring on…
‘Smart Power’
Jun 14, 2018 • 31 min
We have just watched episode 9, ‘Smart Power’, and there is so much to unpack. The Waterfords embark on a diplomatic trip abroad. Serena is tempted by the prospect of a life outside Gilead. Luke and Moira grapple with survivor’s guilt. June, nearing her…
‘Women’s Work’
Jun 7, 2018 • 31 min
We have just watched episode 8, which is called “Women’s Work’.This week we with see the pros and cons of the women of Gilead banding together, for a little rule breaking. That has negative consequences for Serena and June when the Commander arrives home…
‘After’
May 31, 2018 • 27 min
We discuss episode 7 of The Handmaid’s Tale, ‘After’, which takes place in the immediate aftermath of the violent uprising by a fed-up Handmaid. We make sense of the power struggle, welcome back old friends, and weigh up what a surprise arrangement…
‘First Blood’
May 24, 2018 • 25 min
We discuss episode six of The Handmaid’s Tale ‘First Blood’ and the events that lead up to the spectacular finale. It’s an episode that has our panellists incredibly conflicted by how she feels about Serena, a woman who has gone through hardship with a…
‘Seeds’
May 17, 2018 • 24 min
We discuss episode 5 of The Handmaid’s Tale ‘Seeds’ and the disturbing baby shower behaviour that took place in this week’s installment. The lack of empathy surrounding Offred, her spirits broken after significant setbacks, reverberates deeply as she…
‘Other Women’
May 10, 2018 • 27 min
We discuss episode 4 of The Handmaid’s Tale and reflect on Aunt Lydia’s skills shaming runaway June into becoming dutiful Offred once more. We contemplate the bizarre rituals of Gilead designed to break down and subjugate women, and desperately search for…
‘Baggage’ + Handmaid’s Tale costume designer Ane Crabtree
May 3, 2018 • 40 min
On this episode of the Eyes on Gilead podcast, we discuss episode 3 of The Handmaid’s Tale, its theme of maternal guilt, and contemplate the ways the show is impacting the way we read the news. This week we’re also joined by a special guest, Handmaid’s…
‘June’ + ‘Unwomen’
Apr 26, 2018 • 32 min
Join Fiona, Sana, and Natalie for Eyes On Gilead - every week they process all of their feels and thoughts on the latest episode of The Handmaid’s Tale.
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Join Fiona, Sana, and Natalie every week with the new Handmaid’s Tale podcast ‘Eyes on Gilead’ where each week they unload all of the feelings they are left with at the end of every episode.