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These Are A Few of My Favourite Songs: Howard Goodall, part 1

These Are A Few of My Favourite Songs: Howard Goodall, part one.

Mark Shenton talks to the composer at Soho Theatre about his career and asks him to select a few of his favourite tracks. The excerpts include: “Nocturnes” by Howard Goodall, sung live by Emma Williams, from his musical Love Story; “Here, there & everywhere” by Paul McCartney (talked-over recording); “When you sing” by Howard Goodall, sung live by Howard Goodall, from his musical A Winter’s Tale; Ev’ry time We say Goodbye (recording); “Surabaya Johnny” by Kurt Weill, sung live by Emma Williams; The Man I Love (recording); “Move On” (recording, sung by Bernadette Peters/Mandy Patinkin, from Sunday in the Park with George); Lorca, by Howard Goodall, sung live by Emma Williams, from his musical Days of Hope.

These Are A Few of My Favourite Songs: Howard Goodall, part 2

3 July 2012

in Musicals, Theatre People

Mark Shenton talks to the composer at Soho Theatre about his career and asks him to select a few of his favourite tracks. The excerpts include: “Nocturnes” by Howard Goodall, sung live by Emma Williams, from his musical Love Story; “Here, there & everywhere” by Paul McCartney (talked-over recording); “When you sing” by Howard Goodall, sung live by Howard Goodall, from his musical A Winter’s Tale; Ev’ry time We say Goodbye (recording); “Surabaya Johnny” by Kurt Weill, sung live by Emma Williams; The Man I Love (recording); “Move On” (recording, sung by Bernadette Peters/Mandy Patinkin, from Sunday in the Park with George); Lorca, by Howard Goodall, sung live by Emma Williams, from his musical Days of Hope.

These Are a Few of My Favourite Songs: Howard Goodall, part 3

3 July 2012

in Musicals, Theatre People

These Are a Few of My Favourite Songs: Howard Goodall, concluding part three, including Q&A. Mark Shenton talks to the composer at Soho Theatre about his career and asks him to select a few of his favourite tracks. The excerpts include: “Nocturnes” by Howard Goodall, sung live by Emma Williams, from his musical Love Story; “Here, there & everywhere” by Paul McCartney (talked over recording); “When you sing” by Howard Goodall, sung live by Howard Goodall, from his musical A Winter’s Tale; Ev’ry time we say goodbye (recording); “Surabaya Johnny” by Kurt Weill, sung live by Emma Williams; The Man I Love (recording); “Move On” (recording, sung by Bernadette Peters/Mandy Patinkin, from Sunday in the Park with George); Lorca, by Howard Goodall, sung live by Emma Williams, from his musical “Days of Hope”.

Craig Revel Horwood shares a few of his favourite songs (1/3)

26 June 2011

in Musicals, Theatre People

THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE SONGS: CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD (1/3) Mark Shenton hears the dancer, choreographer, director – and famously catty Strictly Come Dancing judge – talk about (and sometimes through) some of his best-loved songs. Part of a special series at Jermyn Street Theatre, London, curated by Shenton and organised under the auspices of the Theatre Guild. The featured singer is West End leading lady Caroline Sheen.

Craig Revel Horwood shares a few of his favourite songs (2/3)

26 June 2011

in Musicals, Theatre People

THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE SONGS: CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD (2/3) Mark Shenton hears the dancer, choreographer, director – and famously catty Strictly Come Dancing judge – talk about (and sometimes through) some of his best-loved songs. Part of a special series at Jermyn Street Theatre, London, curated by Shenton and organised under the auspices of the Theatre Guild. The featured singer is West End leading lady Caroline Sheen.

Craig Revel Horwood shares a few of his favourite songs (3/3)

THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE SONGS: CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD (3/3) Mark Shenton hears the dancer, choreographer, director – and famously catty Strictly Come Dancing judge – talk about (and sometimes through) some of his best-loved songs. Part of a special series at Jermyn Street Theatre, London, curated by Shenton and organised under the auspices of the Theatre Guild. The featured singer is West End leading lady Caroline Sheen.

West End Review: March 2011

WEST END REVIEW Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and his guests David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) assess The Wizard of Oz (London Palladium); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Donmar); Frankenstein (National Theatre); The Children’s Hour (Comedy Theatre); The Heretic (Royal Court).

West End Review: February 2011

WEST END REVIEW Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and his guests David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) discuss Peter Hall’s Twelfth Night (National), Nina Raine’s Tiger Country (Hampstead), Gina Gionfriddo’s Becky Shaw (Almeida), Greenland (National), and Terence Rattigan’s Less Than Kind (Jermyn Street). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

West End Review: December 2010 (2/2)

10 December 2010

in Musicals, Reviews and Roundtables

WEST END REVIEW (2/2): MUSICALS Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and his guests David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) discuss End of the Rainbow (Trafalgar Studios), Love Story (Duchess Theatre), Matilda (RSC Stratford) and Fela! (National Theatre). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

West End Review: November 2010 (1/2)

WEST END REVIEW: AUTUMN REVIVALS SPECIAL Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and his guests Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) discuss Hamlet, starring Rory Kinnear (National Theatre), Men Should Weep (National), When We Are Married (Garrick), Country Girl (Apollo), Broken Glass (Tricycle) and Blasted (Lyric Hammersmith). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

West End Review: September 2010 (1/2)

29 September 2010

in New Writing, Reviews and Roundtables

WEST END REVIEW: NEW PLAYS SPECIAL Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and his guests David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) discuss Clybourne Park (Royal Court), Birdsong (Comedy Theatre), Blood and Gifts (National), Yes, Prime Minister (Gielgud) and House of Games (Almeida). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

West End Review: February 2010 (2/2)

19 February 2010

in Playwrights, Reviews and Roundtables

WEST END REVIEW (2/2) Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and his guests David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph), and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) discuss The Little Dog Laughed (Garrick), Really Old, Like Forty-Five (Cottesloe, RNT), Peter Brook’s 11 and 12 (Barbican), Serenading Louie (Donmar); plus the transfers of Enron (Noel Coward) and Jerusalem (Apollo Theatre). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

West End Review: December 2009

18 December 2009

in Reviews and Roundtables

WEST END REVIEW Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and his guests David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) discuss the latest West End and off-West End openings: Red (Donmar Warehouse), The Misanthrope (Comedy Theatre), Rope (Almeida), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Novello) and Sweet Charity (Menier Chocolate Factory). Recorded at the V&A.

West End Review: November 2009 (1/2)

27 November 2009

in New Writing, Reviews and Roundtables

WEST END REVIEW (1/2) Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and his guests David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph), and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) chew over Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art (National), Mark Ravenhill’s Nation (National), Mike Bartlett’s Cock (Royal Court) and Michael Wynne’s The Priory (Royal Court). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

West End Review: October 2009 (2/2)

WEST END REVIEW (2/2) Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and guests Kate Bassett (Independent on Sunday), David Benedict (Variety) and Patrick Marmion (Daily Mail) discuss Mother Courage and Her Children (National), An Inspector Calls (Novello), Judgment Day (Almeida), Inherit the Wind (Old Vic) and Lenny Henry’s Othello (Trafalgar Studios). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

West End Review: May 2009 (2/2)

WEST END REVIEW (2/2) Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) invites critics David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) to assess The Observer (National Theatre), When the Rain Stops Falling (Almeida) and Grasses of a Thousand Colours (Royal Court). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

West End Review: May 2009 (1/2)

WEST END REVIEW (1/2) Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) invites critics David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) to consider Waiting for Godot (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Time and the Conways (National Theatre), A Doll’s House (Donmar Warehouse) and Rookery Nook (Menier Chocolate Factory). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

Small-scale musical theatre platform event

21 February 2009

in Directors, London Fringe, Musicals, Producers

FOCUS ON MUSICAL THEATRE Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) joins a panel of guests at the Jermyn Street Theatre, London, in a seminar, Small World, Isn’t It?, to assess the state of the UK fringe musical. Speakers: Tom Littler, director of the Jermyn Street production of Sondheim’s Saturday Night; Sasha Regan, artistic director of the Union; Caroline Humphries, musical supervisor for the Menier’s A Little Night Music; Chris Grady, the Chair of Musical Theatre Matters; and composer Catherine Jayes. Sound quality: variable.

England People Very Nice – Bean in the dock

13 February 2009

in Playwrights, Reviews and Roundtables

WEST END REVIEW (2/2) Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) asks critics David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) to assess Joe Orton’s Entertaining Mr Sloane (Trafalgar Studios), Alan Bennett’s Enjoy (Gielgud Theatre), Alan Ayckbourn’s Woman in Mind (Vaudeville Theatre) and Richard Bean’s contentious new play about immigration, England People Very Nice (National Theatre).

West End Review: February 2009 (1/2)

13 February 2009

in Musicals, Reviews and Roundtables

WEST END REVIEW (1/2) Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) asks critics David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) to assess Spring Awakening (Lyric Hammersmith), Three Days of Rain (Apollo Shaftesbury), A View from the Bridge (Duke of York’s Theatre) and Complicit (Old Vic). Recorded at Dewynters, London.

West End Review: December 2008 (1/2)

WEST END REVIEW (1/2) Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and guests David Benedict (Variety), Charles Spencer (Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) consider Ralph Fiennes in Oedipus (National), TS Eliot’s The Family Reunion (Donmar Warehouse) and Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County (National).

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