Logical Family - An Evening With Armistead Maupin

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The legendary writer reads from his memoir in the company of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Armistead Maupin, legendary chronicler of San Francisco life, whose Tales of the City have been loved by millions, reads from his funny, poignant and unflinchingly honest memoir, in the company of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. An unmissable evening of words matched with music from the movies, the stage and the concert hall - with one or two surprises.

This is an edited version of the BBC Radio 3 recording, which will be available on the BBC Radio iPlayer after the BBC Radio 3 transmission.

Featured music:
Max Steiner - Overture to Gone With The Wind
George and Ira Gershwin - Summertime*
John Adams - Short Ride In A Fast Machine
Bernard Herrmann - Vertigo
Mason Bates - Nymphs

*Sarah Tynan (soprano)
and special guest Russell Tovey

BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Parry

Producers: Ann McKay (BBC Symphony Orchestra) and Steve Doherty (Giddy Goat Productions)
A Giddy Goat production for BBC Radio 4.

The legendary writer reads from his memoir in the company of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Armistead Maupin, legendary chronicler of San Francisco life, whose Tales of the City have been loved by millions, reads from his funny, poignant and unflinchingly honest memoir, in the company of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. An unmissable evening of words matched with music from the movies, the stage and the concert hall - with one or two surprises.

This is an edited version of the BBC Radio 3 recording, which will be available on the BBC Radio iPlayer after the BBC Radio 3 transmission.

Featured music:
Max Steiner - Overture to Gone With The Wind
George and Ira Gershwin - Summertime*
John Adams - Short Ride In A Fast Machine
Bernard Herrmann - Vertigo
Mason Bates - Nymphs

*Sarah Tynan (soprano)
and special guest Russell Tovey

BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Parry

Producers: Ann McKay (BBC Symphony Orchestra) and Steve Doherty (Giddy Goat Productions)
A Giddy Goat production for BBC Radio 4.