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Visit our site at musicaltalk.co.uk

MusicalTalk - The UK's Independent Musical Theatre Podcast MusicalTalk

    • Arts
    • 4.3 • 35 Ratings

We are a weekly podcast devoted to
bringing you news, views, reviews, interviews and much more content devoted to musical theatre and
film. We discuss composers, writers, actors, theatres and shows and encourage listeners to join in.
Visit our site at musicaltalk.co.uk

    Sister Act Review

    Sister Act Review

    Nick and Andrew share their thoughts on the utterly fabulous Sister Act playing at the Hammersmith Apollo in London starring Beverley Knight, Jennifer Saunders and Lesley Joseph! 

    • 10 min
    0766: Oklahoma in Depth - Book and Score

    0766: Oklahoma in Depth - Book and Score

    Join us once more time as Colm and Thos conclude their epic chat about the Young Vic production of Oklahoma with a close analysis of the book and score. Has it been misunderstood for nearly 80 years and is Curly a villain hiding in plain sight? Or is that just a scandal and an outrage? It's certainly make your chicks and ducks and geese scurry!

    • 48 min
    0765: Oklahoma in Depth - Tradition and Revision

    0765: Oklahoma in Depth - Tradition and Revision

    Episode 2: Oklahoma in Depth - Tradition and Revision: Join Colm and Thos for the second part of their in-depth conversation about all things Oklahoma, and find out what they thought of the recent re-interpretation of this evergreen musical which was on at the Yong Vic. Are Curly and Jud simply two sides of the same character? Can ballets in musicals ever avoid obviousness or pretension? And it is a breath of fresh air or pure heresy? It's all er nuthin'!

    • 54 min
    0764: Oklahoma in Depth - The Writers

    0764: Oklahoma in Depth - The Writers

    With all London seemingly talking about the recent Young Vic production of Daniel Fish's reinterpretation of Oklahoma, join Thos and Colm for the first part of a in-depth discussion about the legendary 20th Century musical, Oklahoma. In this first episode, we look at the myth surrounding the show, it's legacy and the people behind it: Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Have they gone about as fer as they could go? Find out in this interesting episode.

    • 45 min
    0763: Operation Four Plays... or musicals.

    0763: Operation Four Plays... or musicals.

    Join Nick and Thos (plus friends) for a discussion on Operation Mincemeat, Beauty and the Beast, The Drifters Girl and The Rise and fall of Little Voice!  

    • 1 hr 10 min
    0762: Tony! The Tony Blair Rock Opera Review

    0762: Tony! The Tony Blair Rock Opera Review

    Nick Hutson talks to Jonathan Cohen about his thoughts on the new satirical musical from Steve Brown and Harry Hill telling the story of Tony Blair - now playing at the Park Theatre in London. 

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

JCRM ,

Great fun!

Great little podcast: informal, chatty but full of interesting information and insider knowledge. Recommended.

A-Suz! ,

Fantastic

Brilliant podcast! Any musical theatre fan should listen! All the special episodes are my favs! All the special guests are amazing!!!!!! recommend to anyone.
As for the guy who says it needs More music in it.... dude.... it’s not a radio show... or EP... podcasts are for discussions!!! Not radio. duh! Ha.
Joking. Just enjoy the info you get here coz it’s fantastic

PerfectSix ,

Wonderful

A fantastic listen - doesn't take itself too seriously, nicely chatty and informative. Some good interviews hidden away. At its best when lighthearted in style.

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