Tuesday, May 28, 2019

0620: Hooray for Hollywood Theatre! (Part Two) by MusicalTalk

Michael Gordon Shapiro continues coverage of the Hollywood Fringe with a chat with Laura Wiley, a multi-faceted entertainer and producer of musical parodies.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

0619: Hooray for Hollywood Theatre! by MusicalTalk

Michael Gordon Shapiro begins a series of interviews exploring creative life at the Hollywood Fringe and chats with festival co-founder Ben Hill and musical theatre director Janet Miller.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

0618: The Story of Stephen Foster – Part Two by MusicalTalk

It’s time for songs, stories and insights into the life, works and legacy of Stephen Foster, in the second part of our look into the life of this mid Victorian American song writing giant.…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

0617: The Story of Stephen Foster – Part One by MusicalTalk

In a special two part edition of MusicalTalk, join Jonathan, David, Nick and Thos as the look at the life, works and legacy of Stephen Foster, the father of the popular song and godfather of…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

0616: Finding Fiddler on the Roof by MusicalTalk

Nick has never seen Fiddler on the Roof - so he and Dom went off to the Playhouse Theatre to see the Trevor Nunn directed production from the Menier Chocolate Factory starring Andy Nyman and…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

0615: Queens of Mist and Kings of Rock musicals (with Jon Robyns and Hugh Wooldridge) by MusicalTalk

Nick talks to Jon Robyns and Hugh Wooldridge about the massive celebration of rock musicals coming up on May 12th to the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith - The best of Rock Musicals.   David H…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

0614: Oliviers, Crazy Ex Girlfriends and Bullies by MusicalTalk

Antonia sits with Nick to discuss the 2019 Olivier Awards along with mourning Crazy Ex Girlfriend's departure from the airwaves.  We also hear the next instalment in Mike Shapiro's developm…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

0613: Waitress Review and The Bully Problem by MusicalTalk

Join Nick and Andrew as they share their thoughts on Waitress - playing at the Adelphi Theatre and also hear the first entry in a developer diary from Mike Shapiro on his musical: The Bully …

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

0612: The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Legacy by MusicalTalk

In the second of a two part run, David Herzog chats to…well, practically everyone involved…about the wonderful new pieces of musical theatre writing presented by the RCA at the 2018 Edin…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

0611: The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Hat-Trick by MusicalTalk

In the first of a two part run, Thos and Michael Gordon Shapiro cast an impressed eye (or four) over the excellent annual presentations by the amazing Royal Conservatoire of Scotland at the …

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

0610: But... I'm A Cheerleader in Kinky Boots (Carrie Hope Fletcher and Demitri Lampra Interviews) by MusicalTalk

In this special episode of MusicalTalk - Nick talk to old presenter and composer Andy Abrams and Carrie Hope Fletcher about Andy's musical of BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER that was recently showcase…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

0609: Working the Festival Fringe by MusicalTalk

Join Thos and Colm as they talk about what it takes actually to put on a show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – a real insider’s view of the nuts and bolts of what’s involved.  And h…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

0608: Come to Come From Away by MusicalTalk

This week we revisit Come From Away as Nick chats to the cast members - and those whom the cast members portrayed - at a press event for the musical held at the beautiful Canadian Embassy in…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

0607:  Countdown to New Shows in March by MusicalTalk

It’s a bumper episode discussing six very different shows, featuring five songs, with four guests, and three musicals about to open in two different cities, hosted by the one and only (at …

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

0606: Come from Away to Arts Ed by MusicalTalk

Nick chats to Chris Hocking - principal of The Arts Educational Schools in Chiswick, West London about the school's history, heritage and vision.   Following that - Nick and Rachael talk ab…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Episode 605: Propping Up the Barnum by MusicalTalk

Episode 605: Propping Up the Barnum. What a year it’s been for PT Barnum!  With a blockbuster musical film about his life, The Greatest Showman, and a London revival of the original 1980 …

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

0603: Mary Poppins Returns by MusicalTalk

Nick, Antonia and Mike sit down to discuss their thoughts on the Mary Poppins sequel. 

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

0601: On the Road with David Herzog - Cinderella at Venue Cymru by MusicalTalk

David Herzog returns to bring us belated holiday cheer from the cast of "Cinderella" at Venue Cymru in North Wales. Hold David's terrified American hand as he embarks into the popular Britis…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

0600: The Six Presenters by MusicalTalk

Episode 600: The Six Presenters.   It’s very rarely we get so many presenters in one place - but in the summer of 2018 - we managed it! In this episode there two different conversations s…

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

599: Being Fanatical about Musicals. by MusicalTalk

Nick joins Rachael - to discuss a slew of musicals they saw toward the end of 2018 including Wicked, Matilda, Phantom of the Opera, Bat out Of Hell, Heathers and Fanatical - whilst gently sk…

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Tuesday, December 25, 2018

0598: Merry Quizmas and a Happy New Earful 2019 by MusicalTalk

Apparently, it’s Christmas time - so to mark the event, here’s the now obligatory and much despised MusicalTalk festive quiz – a merry mix of quirky questions and superb songs, all hel…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

0597: 2018 in Review - A Big Leap Forward by MusicalTalk

2018 saw lots of musicals open in London that explored very modern themes - so, in no order, join Antonia and Nick as they discuss Chess, Hamilton, Bring it On, Chicago, The Band, Bat out of…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

0596: Our Love Never Dies for Phantom of the Opera by MusicalTalk

Nick recently shocked Tonia with news that he would be re-visiting Phantom of the Opera for the first time in over 15 years.  Listen to hear his thoughts, how it compares to Love Never Dies…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

0595: Tales and Tails by MusicalTalk

The lovely David Herzog leads you a conversational journey through this summer's  Edinburgh Festival Fringe in a series of chats, interviews and songs as he meets the people who worked on…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

0594: The Voice Behind the Stars by MusicalTalk

Thos sits down with the incredibly talented Eliza Jackson to discuss her one woman show, The Voice Behind the Stars, about the life and career of the amazing Marni Nixon. In this fascinat…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

0593: Edinburgh Fringe Rundown by MusicalTalk

Missing this year's EdinburghFestival Fringe?  Of course you are, even if you didn't get a chance to visit!  But worry not, for Thos and Mike recorded a wide ranging conversation about j…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

0592: But Was It A Lovely War? by MusicalTalk

As the centenary of the Armistice is marked, Thos looks back at Oh What A Lovely War, the best-known First World War musical that didn’t come out of the war! Take a trip into the MusicalTa…

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

0591: The Home Fires Keep Burning by MusicalTalk

With the centenary of the end of the First World War looming, Thos sits down with Professor Michael Williams of the University of Southampton to revisit Ivor Novello's evergreen anthem, Keep…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

590: The Rise of the House of Edgar by MusicalTalk

The MusicalTalk Pick of the Fringe 2018:  MusicalTalk continues its odyssey into the best of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for 2018 with this funny and playful interview with two of the sta…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

0589: Good Company in the House of Edgar by MusicalTalk

In this week's episode - Nick shares his thoughts on Company now playing at the Gielgud Theatre and Michael Gordon Shapiro talks to Thomas F Arnold and Ben Philipp about their musical - The …

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

0588: A Gallant Life by MusicalTalk

Episode 588: A Gallant Life is a historically-inspired musical about the career of Muriel Thompson, a racecar champion from the early days of automobiles who went on to drive ambulances for …

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