These Are A Few of My Favourite Songs: Simon Russell Beale, part 1
10th June 2012
These Are a Few of My Favourite Songs: Simon Russell Beale, part 1. Critic Mark Shenton’s series asking leading lights of British theatre to select a few of their favourite (show) songs and talk about their career resumes at Soho Theatre. The first interviewee is the award-winning actor Simon Russell Beale, currently rehearsing for Timon of Athens at the National Theatre. Track selection includes: Duparc’s Chanson Triste, Come Home (from Bryn Terfel’s Rodgers and Hammerstein album Something Wonderful), Make Your Own Kind of Music (the Mamas and the Papas), This Can’t Be Love (Nat King Cole) and, performing live, Leanne Jones with I Remember You (Schertzinger/ Mercer) & Losing My Mind (Follies), It Takes Two (Into the Woods), performed with Ben Stock, while Stock also sings Comedy Tonight (from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum). For more details about the series visit Soho Theatre’s website. Owing to copyright restrictions, the song selections are very brief, and this audio is not available for download. The recording lasts an hour in total (including edits).