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Taking Turns To Talk is a podcast about the theatrics of life and the lives of the theatrical. Each episode Gordon Cooper takes us on a journey with a wonderful guest both in the spotlight and out, where we muse on what makes these people want to be in this glamorous (and often very much unglamorous) business we call show.

Taking Turns To Talk Gordon Cooper and Chris Gardner

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Taking Turns To Talk is a podcast about the theatrics of life and the lives of the theatrical. Each episode Gordon Cooper takes us on a journey with a wonderful guest both in the spotlight and out, where we muse on what makes these people want to be in this glamorous (and often very much unglamorous) business we call show.

    #54 Jeremy Secomb

    #54 Jeremy Secomb

    Taking their turn this week, is actor and all round West End favourite Jeremy Secomb.
    Gordon and Jeremy discuss how banking's loss is musical theatre's gain, learning to sing by osmosis, and the trial and tribulations of being on the road.
     
    Jeremy is no stranger to the stage, featuring in shows such as Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The Woman In White, Phantom Of the Opera, Javert in Les Miserables, and his award nominated turn as Sweeney in Sweeney Todd. 
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    • 1 hr 50 min
    #53 Joanna Monro

    #53 Joanna Monro

    Taking their turn this week is actor, presenter and all round glorious human, Joanna Monro.
    Gordon and Joanna discuss getting all giggly with Alan Rickman, being David Tennant's wife, mother and girlfriend, and that working with Gordon was her career highlight.
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    • 1 hr 39 min
    #52 Jon Robyns (again)

    #52 Jon Robyns (again)

    Taking their turn again this week, is now fully fledged West End leading man, Jon Robyns.
    Jon and Gordon discuss actually being in a show during the current climate, the lasting legacy of Hamilton the musical, and how Jon is overcoming his guilt at having had the easiest gig in town. 
    Head on over to Patreon to hear something really special from Jon!!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    #51 Brian Blessed (Rebroadcast)

    #51 Brian Blessed (Rebroadcast)

    Taking their turn this week is one from the archive - Brian Blessed.
    We'll be back very soon with new episodes but for now, strap in, get ready, and enjoy Gordon's attempt at interviewing the legend and force of nature that is Brian Blessed.
     
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    #50 Lucie Jones

    #50 Lucie Jones

    Taking their turn this week is actor, singer and West End leading lady: Lucie Jones
    Gordon and Lucie discuss how Welsh athletics' loss is musical theatre's gain, when choreography brings one to tears, and how Jedwood helped Lucie pack her bags on X-Factor.
    Lucie's Album Lucie Jones Live at The Adelphi is available now!
    Support the show on Patreon!

    • 1 hr 39 min
    #49 Paul Hendy

    #49 Paul Hendy

    Taking their turn this week is producer, writer, director and TV presenter Paul Hendy. Paul currently runs Evolution Productions who have been responsible for numerous award winning Pantos up and down the country.
    Gordon and Paul discuss Paul's drive and ambition, his comedy heroes, and how he may be personally responsible for killing off The Wheel Of Fortune.
     
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    • 1 hr 26 min

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