Don Bluth in Ireland

Just as he was poised to take over from Disney's Nine Old Men Don Bluth defected, set up a rival company and moved it to Ireland in the 80s. There he created animated classics like An …

Fraggle Rock

How do you make a TV show during a pandemic? The classic Jim Henson children's series Fraggle Rock has returned with all new episodes shot entirely from home. We speak to puppeteers Dave …

Animation Island: Jimmy Murakami

Often called the founding father of Irish animation, Jimmy Murakami was behind some of the most iconic animation of all time from The Snowman to When the Wind Blows not to mention his work …

Animation Island: Aidan Hickey

Pioneer of Irish animation Aidan Hickey on cut out animation, Bosco and dental surgeries...

Part 2 of Animation Island - a new mini-series from Meet Your Maker that tells the story of the …

Animation Island: Beginnings

Animation Island is a new mini-series from Meet Your Maker that tells the story of the Irish animation industry.

Episode 1 explores Walt Disney's …

Shadows of the Empire

In the 90's Lucasfilm did something very odd. They created a new Star Wars film complete with action figures, soundtrack and video game - everything except the film itself. This is the …

Welcome to The Warren

Meet Your Maker is a proud founding member of The Warren - Ireland's newest podcast network and home to some of the most remarkable and innovative podcasts in the country.

In this special …

Big Monster Love

This week we sit down to talk to disgruntled North Dublin anti-folk pop merchant Big Monster Love.

Cracking the Crystal

We go behind the scenes of the new Netflix series Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance with director Louis Leterrier, puppeteers Louise …

A Night at the Hutch

A Night at the Hutch tells the stories of three performers at the open mic night 'Bunny's Hutch' feat. Bunny - a drag queen, Julian Mandrews - a drag …

Heads or Tails

In 1928 the Irish Free State caused a commotion when they decided to put animals on their coins instead of political heads.

The Making of Everything

How do you even begin to make a game where you can play as everything? Artist and animator David O'Reilly tries to answer that question along with …

Judging a Book By Its Cover

How do you ensure a 1000 year old manuscript lasts another 1000? This week Liam visits the conservation lab at the Chester Beatty to meet Senior …

Meet Your Maker - Season 4 Trailer

Meet Your Maker returns on Feb 4th.

FANGS

Episode 1 of FANGS - the pop culture podcast about Dracula - hosted by Liam as a part of Bram Stoker Festival, Ireland.

 

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As Good As Gold

Muppeteer Louise Gold on the story behind - or should that be 'beneath' - The Muppet Show.

The Man Behind the Rubber Mask

When Ross Mullan was a kid, all he wanted to be was the guy in the rubber mask at the end of Scooby Doo. Now he is. Ross is the performer of the …

Waiting for Ira

This weeks episode of Meet Your Maker throws away the advice that you should never meet your heroes and ends up with a toast from Shane MacGowan, a …

Announcing Season 2

Meet Your Maker returns on Jan 29th for Season 2 and we're looking for YOUR stories of meeting YOUR heroes. 

Send us a short voice memo telling your story of meeting your hero and email it …

HISTORY's Vikings podcast Announcement

I'm thrilled to announce that I'm hosting HISTORY's new Vikings podcast! I'll be taking you inside the world of the hit show with interviews with the cast, crew and creators, and original …

Viral

You've probably seen Stephen Byrne's artwork. Over the past few years he's pumped out hilarious and brilliant illustrations that have gone viral around the world. On this episode we ask - …

Read My Lips

This week we talk to two anime voice actor legends - Caitlin Glass (Pokemon, Street Fighter) and Chuck Huber (Dragon Ball Z, Star Trek Continues) about the tricky process of dubbing …

EDIT! EDIT! EDIT!

This week on Meet Your Maker - we hear the story of Heather Antos' swift rise to the role of Marvel editor.

Heather is the editor behind dozens of …

Pulling Out All the Stops

Liam takes a road trip with film and TV composer Steve Lynch on a search to find a harmonium.

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Garfield Minus Garfield

What happens when you remove the star of the show from the show? Dan Walsh tells the story of how he chopped Garfield out of Garfield, gained millions of fans and attracted the attention of …

Meet Your Maker - Teaser Trailer

Meet Your Maker is a new podcast about the people who make the things we love, hosted by Liam Geraghty. Launching July 31st 2017.

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