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Shock of the Rock

Duration: 01:55

Tim Rice is one of our most accomplished and prolific lyricists having created a stream of successful musical stage productions including Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita with Andrew Lloyd-Webber, and The Lion King with Elton John. In conversation with Neil Rosser, together they explore the emergence of the rock opera and the massive changes in musical theatre that have ensued. Plus Tim Rice shares his thoughts on the controversy that surrounded Jesus Christ Superstar.

Available since: Fri 5 Apr 2013

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Friday Night is Music Night The Shock of the New

Soloists from the Royal Academy perform songs that changed the course of musical theatre.

First broadcast: 05 Apr 2013

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