Tim Minchin: “I could not design my career to be better”

Nearly flattened by stinging reviews comedian-musician Tim Minchin tells Kirsty Young on Desert Island Discs how he toughened up, carried on and now has a career he can hardly believe. He chooses 'Heaven on Their Minds' from Jesus Christ Superstar to remind him of singing his heart out as a little boy in his parent’s lounge.

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