Stage And Screen - Legends


Andrew Lloyd Webber - 2 Last20060925A retrospective with the composer in conversation with Edward Seckerson. Includes music from The Phantom of the Opera, Sunset Boulevard and Aspects of Love.
Angela Lansbury - 120031013In the first of two programmes celebrating her 78th birthday, Edward Seckerson interviews the much-loved actress in her Irish home, looking at her remarkable career on Broadway and in Hollywood and covering shows from Sondheim's 'Anyone Can Whistle' to Herman's 'Mame.'.
Angela Lansbury - 2 Last20031020In the second of a double-bill celebrating her 78th birthday, Edward Seckerson talks to the much-loved actress about her remarkable musical career, covering shows from Bedknobs And Broomsticks to Gypsy and Sweeney Todd.
Anja Silja20060814Another chance to hear Edward Seckerson's 65th birthday tribute to the great German soprano who made her Bayreuth debut at the age of just 19. Music includes Der Fliegender Hollander, Lohengrin and Fidelio.
Barbra Streisand20070101Edward Seckerson pays a New Year's tribute to one of the world's most remarkable singers, who made her Broadway debute in Funny Girl with a song called I'm the Greatest Star and has spent much of her career since grumbling about the fact.

Including music from I Can Get It for You Wholesale, Yentl and House of Flowers.

Carol Lawrence20060501Edward Seckerson talks to the original "Maria" in West Side Story. In a conversation recorded last month from Los Angeles, they discuss the exacting preparation of that production and also explore her two subsequent starring roles in Arlen and Mercer's "Saratoga" and the little-known Jule Styne show "Subways are for Sleeping".

Plus a definitive Bank Holiday recipe for spaghetti bolognese.

Judy Garland20060821A tribute to the Hollywood star. Including songs from Girl Crazy, The Harvey Girls, Easter Parade and Meet Me in St Louis. Plus highlights from her 1961 Carnegie Hall concert.
Legpatricia Routledge.20061127Now best known for her TV role as Hyacinth Bucket, Alan Bennett's favourite actress won a Broadway Tony Award for Darling of the Day in 1968 and worked on Bernstein and Alan J Lerner's legendary 1976 flop 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

She talks about these and other hits with Edward Seckerson in an interview recorded live on stage at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

Liza Minnelli20061225The Broadway and Hollywood star talks to Edward Seckerson about a career which includes the iconic role of Sally Bowles in Cabaret. She also talks in detail about her part in Flora the Red Menace, The Act and The Rink and pays tribute to Fred Ebb, composer of many of her most memorable songs.
Mary Martin20061106As the new London production of The Sound of Music settles in, Edward Seckerson discovers that Maria posed absolutely no problem for the great Broadway singer Mary Martin, who created the role.

His tribute also includes her performances from South Pacific, One Touch of Venus, Peter Pan and some rare archive with Richard Rodgers himself at the piano.

Thomas Hampson20050425Edward Seckerson in conversation with the great American baritone, currently appearing at Covent Garden in Un Ballo in Maschera.

Includes music from Verdi's Don Carlos, The Marriage of Figaro and Billy Budd.

Recorded in the Crush Room at the Royal Opera House in front of a live audience.