This week Alice is joined in the studio by actor, director and writer Clarke Peters. He chatted about his upcoming role in the new TV adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials in which he plays the Master of Jordan College. It being the Musicals and Theatre podcast Alice also had to ask him about Five Guys Named Moe, the Olivier winning musical he wrote. As well as acting and writing, they also chatted about the time he got arrested protesting the Vietnam War and his thoughts on Black History Month.
His Dark Materials starts on BBC 1 on 3rd November.
13x1 The Prince of Egypt
Welcome back, and this week on the Musicals and Theatre Podcast we sent our Entertainment reporter to the launch of the new musical the Prince of Egypt.
While she was there, she chatted to the musical theatre legend and writer of the Prince of Egypt Stephen Schwartz. She also chatted to Philip LaZebnick who wrote the book, the producers Michael McCabe and Neil Ladilaw and the choreographer Sean Cheesman.
As well as all of them she also spoke to some of the cast including, Luke Brady who plays Moses, Liam Tamne who plays Ramses and Christine Allado who plays Tzipporah.
The Prince of Egypt is coming to the Dominion Theatre at the end of February 2020.
12x9 Laura Pitt-Pulford
Alice was joined in the studio this week by Laura Pitt-Pulford who is currently starring in the musical Falsettos, they chatted about Falsettos as well as her career highlights to date.
Falsettos is currently on at The Other Palace until the end of November.
This is the last episode in the season, but don't worry as we will be back in a few weeks to let you know what is happening at the Theatre in the run up to the end of the year.
12x8 Curtains - Ore Oduba, Jason Manford, Carley Stenson
This week Alice popped along to the rehearsal rooms in Pimlico to chat to the cast of the new musical Curtains; A Musical Whodunnit, Ore Oduba, Jason Manford and Carly Stenson.
Strictly winner Ore Oduba chatted about his life after winning Strictly and his new career on the stage.
No stranger to treading the boards, Jason Manford talked about the difference between touring his own stand up show and life with a company and Carly chatted about life after her stint in Les Miserables.
Curtains is currently touring the UK, and comes to the New Wimbledon Theatre in January 2020.
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12x7 Jason Donovan
This week Alice is joined in the studio by Jason Donovan! They chatted about his time in Neighbours, his current role as the Pharo in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat, and what it was like when he played the lead. He also talks about his new role as a producer for the UK tour of Pricilla Queen of the Desert.