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James Corden

Actor and writer James Corden is interviewed by Kirsty Young.

James Corden, actor and writer of Gavin & Stacey, is Kirsty Young's castaway is the actor and writer .

As a child he longed to act - he found early success in Alan Bennett's play The History Boys and became a household name for the TV show he devised and co-wrote, Gavin and Stacey. These days he's starring in the West End in the comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. It is due to transfer to Broadway in the spring and he says: "I'm well aware that this could well be the best part that I ever play on stage - it's a gift for any actor who has any interest in comedy. It feels like all my dreams come true."

Record: Days Like this - Van Morrison
Book: A book to learn the piano
Luxury: A piano

Producer: Leanne Buckle.

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45 minutes

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Fri 17 Feb 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Bright Eyes

    First Day of My Life

    • I'm Wide Awake It's Morning.
    • Saddle Creek Europe.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Van Morrison

      Days Like This

      • Still On Top - The Greatest Hits.
      • Exile.
  • Paul Simon


    • Graceland.
    • Warner Brothers.
  • Rufus Wainwright

    The Art Teacher

    • All I want.
    • Dreamworks.
  • Erasure

    A Little Respect

    • Eighties Legend.
    • Virgin.
  • Brent Carver

    She’s a Woman

    • Kiss of the Spider Woman.
    • First Night.
  • Bonnie Raitt

    I Can’t Make You Love Me

    • The Best Of Bonnie Raitt.
    • Capitol.
  • Danielle de Niese

    Vide Cor Meum

    • Hannibal soundtrack.
    • Decca records.
  • Book Choice

    • A guide to learning the piano

  • Luxury Choice

    • a piano


Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Young
Interviewed Guest James Corden


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