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This podcast will return when the theatres reopen with new interviews with the best stars of the West End and national Theatres.
Get closer to the stars of the stage with The Musicals & Theatre Podcast! In each episode Magic Radio's Alice Arnold is chatting with a writer, composer, producer or performer from the world of theatre and musicals. Look out for guests including Gary Barlow, Ruthie Henshall and Michael Ball.

The Musicals & Theatre Podcast Bauer Media

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    • 4.3 • 29 Ratings

This podcast will return when the theatres reopen with new interviews with the best stars of the West End and national Theatres.
Get closer to the stars of the stage with The Musicals & Theatre Podcast! In each episode Magic Radio's Alice Arnold is chatting with a writer, composer, producer or performer from the world of theatre and musicals. Look out for guests including Gary Barlow, Ruthie Henshall and Michael Ball.

    14x11 Taking A Small Pause

    14x11 Taking A Small Pause

    Due to the current situation, The Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard have been postponed. At the moment we hope the awards will take place in the Autumn.

    This podcast will return when the theatres re-open with new interviews with the best stars of the Westend and national Theaters. We will then pick up this Olivier podcast series in the Autumn - featuring exciting interviews with the nominees, and backstage interviews from the awards themselves.

    In the meantime, have a listen to the our extensive archive – which includes interviews with Olivier nominees Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke, the cast of the new hit musical & Juliet, Jason Donovan, Michelle Collins, Oscar-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and many more.

    • 5 min
    14x10 The Olivier Nominations with Julian Bird

    14x10 The Olivier Nominations with Julian Bird

    Due the recent government advice the Olivier Awards has sadly been cancelled, the Society of London Theatre are currently trying to find a way to properly honour and announce this year’s winners. We still wanted to honour the nominees so on this weeks episode of the Olivier Awards Podcast – the official podcast of The Olivier Awards with Mastercard, Alice Arnold is sitting down with Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre and producer of The Olivier Awards Julian Bird to talk about the biggest news story of the awards in the Plays and Opera categories. They are chatting about the three top nominated plays Death of Salesman, Rosmersholm and Cyrano de Bergerac all which received 5 nominations plus many more brilliant productions.

    • 25 min
    14x09 The Olivier Nominations with Julian Bird

    14x09 The Olivier Nominations with Julian Bird

    As the Olivier Awards approach, Alice Arnold sits down with Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre and Producer of the Olivier Awards Julian Bird to get an in depth look at this years musical and dance nominations. The pair talk about the biggest news story of the awards, 9 time nominated musical & Juliet, as well as taking a look at choreography from Evita and the wonderful orchestration of Amélie the
    Musical. They also hear from stars of the nominated productions, including Jason Donovan, Miriam Teak Lee and Sara Barellis, as we count down to the big night. Don't miss next week's episode where Alice and Julian will be taking a look at the plays and operas nominated in the 2020 Olivier Awards.

    • 26 min
    14x08 Matthew Morrison

    14x08 Matthew Morrison

    This week Alice was joined in the studio by Matthew Morrison, star of Glee, numerous Broadway productions and a judge on The Greatest Dancer. They chatted about his career from the stage to screen and his new album Disney Dreamin’.

    • 16 min
    14x07 Another Bonus Peter Cattaneo

    14x07 Another Bonus Peter Cattaneo

    In a special Musicals and Theatre podcast Alex Baker has taken over and is chatting to Peter Cattaneo, director of The Full Monty about his latest film Military Wives. Peter talks about making the film, working with Kirstin Scott-Thomas and Sharon Horgan and his other career highlights.

    • 21 min
    14X06 BONUS Olivier Awards Nominations

    14X06 BONUS Olivier Awards Nominations

    As the Olivier Awards nominations were announced yesterday Alice Arnold sat down with Julian Bird the Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre and Producer of the Olivier awards to get an instant reaction to the nominations in this little bonus podcast. They chatted about the most nominated show, & Juliet, as well as other top-nominated musicals such as Dear Evan Hansen, Amélie, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Evita. They also unpicked the play nominations, including Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt, Death of a Salesman – which earned nominations for its two leads Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke – and Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s nomination for her one-woman show Fleabag. We will be chatting more about the awards as they get closer and chatting with some of the nominees as well!

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

vivelabagatelle ,

Great fun

Great to hear all the buzz of what's happening!

Paul Massey ,

Love this show about the shows!

Have been looking for a great podcast about theatre and musicals, so glad I found this one. Great interviews and Alice is the perfect host.

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