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    VotM #5 Sandy Wilson

    Perhaps the our most venerable British writer, Sandy Wilson began composing for the West End in the late 1940’s. The intimate and delightful pastiche show The Boy Friend became a runaway hit. I speak to Sandy about post-war optimism, Julie Andrews, and whether luck really exists.  

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    Tim Minchin – video trailer

    Coming soon – our interview with Tim Minchin, composer of hit musical ‘Matilda’. (Warning: it’s a little bit sweary)  

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    VotM #4 George Stiles

    One half of acclaimed British songwriting team Stiles and Drewe, George has been composing musicals since he and Anthony met in 1983. This interview is a real treat, not least because we meet George at the piano, from where he gives us many wonderful musical illustrations, charting the evolution of style from Tutankhamun to Betty […]

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    VotM #3 Charles Hart, Part One

    In this interview, we talk to Charles Hart, the lyricist of the most successful entertainment of all time, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera. I spoke to Charles shortly after the Royal Albert Hall extravaganza celebrating Phantom’s twenty-fifth anniversary. Click this link to see George Orwell’s rules for effective writing, cited in the interview. […]

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    VotM #2 Peter Sham and Brad Carroll

    Lend Me a Tenor is a terrific new musical that started life in Utah, and endedĀ up on the stage of the Gielgud Theatre this summer. We trace its journey, and that of its creative team, Peter Sham and Brad Carroll, and along the way we learn about what makes a good collaboration, the transition from […]

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    VotM #1 Richard Stilgoe

    My first interview is with the incredibly versatile songwriter Richard Stilgoe, who wrote the lyrics to mega-hit Starlight Express, and additional lyrics for Phantom of the Opera and Cats. He talks here about university comedy with John Cleese, his amazing charity the Orpheus Centre, and coming second to the Beatles in a rock competition. I […]

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    Introduction

    Welcome to Voice of the Musical. You can hear a short trailer introducing the themes of the podcast, by clicking the link below. Click here to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes, where you can get each new episode easily, and for free.  

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