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Susannah York talks about her new play

Claudia features the celebrated opera company Opera North, and she discusses the latest and best plays and shows with theatre critic Michael Billington.

Claudia talks to the actress Susannah York.

She also has a round-up of the best stand up comedy around, and features the celebrated opera company Opera North.

On the 18th June, in Leeds, Opera North are staging three new compositions that have been written by three up and coming composers, in collaboration with three acclaimed authors. They look at how words and music work together and will be performed by opera and folk singers.

Plus, Claudia discusses the latest and best plays and shows from around the UK with theatre critic Michael Billington.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Paul Simon & Linda Ronstadt

    Under African Skies

    • The Paul Simon Anthology (Disc 2).
    • Warner Bros.
    • 5.
  • From the CD 'Verdi's Greatest Hits' on RCA

    • Various Artists

      Bella Figlia Dell'Amore

  • From the CD 'Superman The Movie OST' on WEA

    • London Symphony Orchestra

      Theme From Superman

  • From the CD 'Gigi- Original Film Soundtrack' on Premier Soundtracks

    • Leslie Caron

      The Night They Invented Champagne

  • From a CD Single on Bright and Loud records

    • The Lucinda Belle Orchestra

      Dodo Blues

  • Frank Sinatra

    Let's Face The Music And Dance

    • My Way - The Best Of Frank Sinatra.
    • Reprise.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Get Off Of My Cloud

    • The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks.
    • Abkco.
  • Elvis Costello

    Everyday I Write The Book

    • Elvis Costello & Attractions- The Man.
    • Imp Records.
    • 4.
  • Kate & Anna McGarrigle

    Jigsaw Puzzle Of Life

    • Kate & Anna Mcgarrigle.
    • Hannibal.
  • Take That

    Up All Night

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
    • 1.
  • Elvis Presley

    Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Laughing Version)

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
  • Tiffany Page

    On Your Head

    • (CD Single).

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