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MusicalTalk - The UK's Independent Musical Theatre Podcast

​MusicalTalk is the UK’s only independent musical theatre podcast that brings you weekly interviews, reviews and analysis of musical theatre direct from London

Jun 3, 2021

Dom McChesney chats with Jodi Picoult and Timothy Allen Mcdonald about the creation of Breathe: A New Musical, which is premiering online - written in real time last year as the pandemic evolved. They also discuss their musical of The Book Thief which was set to open at The Octagon in Bolton just as the pandemic hit...


May 25, 2021

With the World Premiere of the stage production of the evergreen Disney film, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, coming to the United Kingdom this summer, Thos revisits the extended and restored version of the original film in the company of Tim as they pop in a beautiful shiny – but not briny – DVD and enjoy some...


May 18, 2021

Episode 713: The Ballad of Anne and Mary – Songs:   Join us for the last part of our special in-depth look at the fantastic free new musical pirate podcast, The Ballad of Anne and Mary. This week we concentrate on the score, discuss lullabies, and question Sondheim’s famous axiom about content dictating form....


May 12, 2021

We return to part two of our special in-depth look at the fantastic free new musical drama podcast, The Ballad of Anne and Mary, created by Laurence Owen and Lindsay Sharman about the famous 18th Century pirates, Anne Bonny and Mary Read. This week we discuss the story, themes and structure used to tell the take...


May 4, 2021

Join Thos over the next three weeks for a special in-depth look at the fantastic new musical, The Ballad of Anne and Mary.  In this first episode, he talks to the show’s creators, Laurence Owen and Lindsay Sharman, about the development of this fantastic venture which is presented as a free five-part musical...