8/8 Ramin Karimloo assesses the present health of Broadway and London's West End.
7/8 Julia McKenzie examines the business of how Broadway sells musicals such as The Lion King.
6/8 Sheila Hancock looks at shows based on great novels, including Oliver!
5/8 Whoopi Goldberg looks at shows inspired by plays and films, including Sunset Boulevard.
4/8 Bill Kenwright examines shows which deal with subjects considered 'taboo'.
3/8 Michael Ball considers musicals that have dared to be different.
2/8 Actor Daniel Evans considers musicals inspired by the lives of real people.
1/8 Sian Phillips asks why so few musicals have an original story.