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Cameron Mackintosh and Glee star Matthew Morrison

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 28 March 2011

It's the start of spring on the Big Show. On today's show, Steve, Tim and the Old Woman chat to Glee superstar Matthew Morrison who plays singing teacher Will Shuester on the hit US TV show, and theatrical mastermind Cameron Mackintosh. Astrologer Sarah Bartlett casts her eyes skyward to bring you all this week's news for your star sign.

The team try and out-trivia each other with more brain-busting Factoids including why warthogs forage for food on their knees, how many characters you'd need to memorise if you were learning Chinese and what cosmetic operation 300 Americans undergo every year.

In the ever topical Talkie bits, Steve and the team discuss new cars made from fruit, which nuts are the healthiest to snack on and who on the team has yet to return their Census form.

The Oldies are chosen by Kevin Pearson from Coventry who picks some of his all-time favourite tunes including tracks from Pulp, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and The Verve.

Music Played

33 items
  • Image for Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down

    The Element Of Freedom, Sony Music, 14

  • Image for Stealers Wheel

    Stealers Wheel Stuck In The Middle With You

    (Single), A&M

  • Image for Katy Perry

    Katy Perry I Kissed A Girl

    (CD Single), Virgin, 7

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross and The Supremes Someday We'll Be Together

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Cast of Glee

    Cast of Glee Bust Your Windows

    Glee: The Muisc Vol 1, Columbia, 5

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who

    Nightlife II (Various Artists), Solitaire Collection

  • Image for The Pierces

    The Pierces You'll Be Mine

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Jon

    Jon and Vangelis I Hear You Now

    Now 1980 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael True Faith

    (CD Single), Aegean, 1

  • Image for Cee Lo Green

    Cee Lo Green Bright Lights Bigger City

    (CD Single), Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Pulp

    Pulp Common People

    (CD Single), Island, 5

  • Image for The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience All Along The Watchtower

    The Jimi Hendrix Collection, Universal

  • Image for The Verve

    The Verve Bittersweet Symphony

    Now 37 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for The Who

    The Who Who Are You

    CSI: O.S.T. (Various Artists), Hip-O-Records, 9

  • Image for Free

    Free All Right Now

    Back To The 70's (CD1) (Various), EMI, 15

  • Image for Jackie Wilson

    Jackie Wilson (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher

    Midnight Soul (Various Artists), Music Club

  • Image for The Connells

    The Connells 74-75

    Top Of The Pops 2 (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Sugarland

    Sugarland Tonight

    The Incredible Machine, Decca, 1

  • Image for The Cast of Glee

    The Cast of Glee Don't Stop Believin'

  • Image for Matthew Morrison

    Matthew Morrison Summer Rain

    Matthew Morrison, Mercury Records

  • Image for Cast of Glee ft Gwyneth Paltrow

    Cast of Glee ft Gwyneth Paltrow Forget You

    Glee The Music: Volume 4, Sony, 13

  • Image for The Stylistics

    The Stylistics Star On A TV Show

    The Very Best Of The Stylistics, H & L

  • Image for Jennifer Paige

    Jennifer Paige Crush

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • Image for Candi Staton

    Candi Staton Young Hearts Run Free

    Disco Fever (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Beginning Of The World

    Beginning Of The World Funky Nassau (Pt.1)

    Atlantic Soul (Various Artists), Warner Strategic Marketing

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys Heroes And Villains

    The Best Of The Beach Boys (CD 1), EMI

  • Image for Eliza Doolittle

    Eliza Doolittle Mr Medicine

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones It's All Over Now

    The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Someone Like You

    21, XL, 1

  • Image for Cast of Betty Blue Eyes

    Cast of Betty Blue Eyes Betty Blue Eyes

    Cameron Mackintosh presents Betty Blue Eyes The Musical, Cameron Mackintosh Ltd, 1

  • Image for Roxette

    Roxette She's Got Nothing On (But The Radio)

    (CD Single), EMI, 1

  • Image for Take That

    Take That Happy Now

    Progress, Polydor, 1

  • Image for Asa

    Asa Be My Man

    (CD Single), Dramatico, 1


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