La Cage aux Folles, Macbeth and in conversation with Gareth Snook
La Cage aux Folles, Macbeth and in conversation with Gareth Snook

La Cage aux Folles, Macbeth and in conversation with Gareth Snook

Episode 28
40:15

Featuring our reviews of La Cage aux Folles, Macbeth and in conversation with Gareth Snook, Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Get ready for a delectable journey into the world of pure imagination as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The Musical embarks on its highly anticipated first-ever UK & Ireland Tour. This iconic tale of young golden ticket winner Charlie Bucket and the enigmatic confectionary wizard Willy Wonka is set to dazzle audiences across the country. In this episode, we’re bringing you exclusive insights into the production, including an interview with the talented actor Gareth Snook, who takes on the iconic role of Willy Wonka. Discover the magic behind the scenes as we explore the creative process and the excitement of taking this beloved story on the road.

But the theatrical excitement doesn’t stop there! Regent’s Park is hosting a glorious musical revival of Jerry Hermanand Harvey Fierstein’s classic La Cage aux Folles. This wonderfully powerful production reminds us that “the best of times are now.” Join Georges, Albin, and their son Jean-Michel as they rediscover the true meaning of family and the sacrifices made for the ones they love. With lead actor Carl Mullaney delivering a perfect rendition of “I Am What I Am,” this revival promises to be a show-stopping experience you won’t want to miss.

One couple’s ruthless quest for power turns nature upside down as Shakespeare’s bloody tragedy Macbethconsumes the Globe Theatre in a ‘powerful… striking’ ★★★★ (The Guardian) production. On his return from war, three strange men offer Macbeth the prospect of ultimate control. Desperate for a new future, he and his wife set out to make it a reality with devastating costs. Following 2022’s ‘mesmerising’ ★★★★★ (WhatsOnStage) The Merchant of Venice in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Director Abigail Graham debuts in the Globe Theatre with Shakespeare’s epic tale, exploring the impact and exploitation of unexpressed grief.

Join us as we dive into these captivating productions, providing you with in-depth insights, interviews, and a behind-the-scenes look at the world of theatre. Whether you’re a fan of classic tales, heart-warming musicals, or Shakespearean tragedies, this episode promises to be a theatrical delight that will leave you eagerly anticipating your next trip to the theatre.

Meet your Hosts & Guests:

Gareth Snook

Guest

Darren Lee Murphy

Host

Natalie Maher

Host

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