Richard Schiff stars in the new West End play Smash!

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Famous for his portrayal of character Toby Ziegler in the West Wing, Richard Schiff is starring in a new West End play called Smash!

Written by Jack Rosenthal, it is the story of the playwright's own experience of turning his hit TV play Bar Mitzvah Boy into a less-than-successful musical of the same name.

Richard Schiff tells BBC Radio 5 live's Richard Bacon about the play and how his West Wing role has restricted the parts he has been able to get.

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