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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

May 26, 2015

Nick and Robert share their thoughts on the Royal Festival Hall production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - the rare performed Frank Loesser musical that made its way to London for one night only in a wonderful concert staging conducted by our very own Mike Dixon. Robert also then discusses his...

May 19, 2015

Thos explores more about WS Gilbert’s claim to be the main pioneer of modern stage directing with the second of this two part conversation about the life of arguably the most important of the Victorian dramatists.  A man of many talents, lyrics were just part of a much bigger story for Gilbert - and Sullivan was just...

May 12, 2015

With acclaimed director Mike Leigh’s much anticipated version of the Pirates of Penzance about to open at the ENO, MusicalTalk explores the seminal role played by WS Gilbert in pioneering the role of director on stage in the first place.   Think Gilbert was just the wordsmith to Sullivan’s music?  Then think again...

May 8, 2015

Nick reviews Carrie - now playing at the Southwark Playhouse and Dom McChesney talks to Peter Jamieson about the the first outing of Carrie... and what went wrong! Dom also then talks to his friend Greg MacKellan about the musical - Nick and Nora.