We're Doomed, The Dazzle, The Waterstone's Book of the Year, The impact of touring musicals on original regional theatre

We're Doomed is Private Fraser's catchphrase from Dad's Army and the title of a new BBC drama which reveals what went on behind the scenes in the making of the comedy series before the first episode was aired in 1968. Chris Dunkley reviews.

Kirsty Lang talks to Coralie Bickford-Smith about her beautiful children's book The Fox and The Star which won the Waterstones Book of the Year, 2015.

Andrew Scott, who played Moriarty in Sherlock, returns to the stage, in a disused art studio full of junk. Director Simon Evans and designer Ben Stones talk about staging The Dazzle, about two brothers who filled their elegant New York house with, altogether, 136 tons of discarded objects.

And a discussion on the impact of big musicals on tour have on original theatre being made around the country.

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Mon 14 Dec 2015 19:15

We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story

We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story

We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story is on BBC Two at 9pm on Tuesday 22 December and will be repeated at 10:20pm on BBC Two on Christmas Day.

Photo Credit (Left and Main Image): BBC/Endemol Shine UK.

The Fox and the Star

The Fox and the Star

The Fox and the Star by Coralie Bickford-Smith, winner of the Waterstones Book of the Year 2015, is available now, published by Penguin/Particular Books.

The Dazzle

The Dazzle

The Dazzle is running at Found111 in London until 30 January 2016.

Photo Credit: Marc Brenner

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Role Contributor
PresenterKirsty Lang
Interviewed GuestChris Dunkley
Interviewed GuestCoralie Bickford-Smith
Interviewed GuestSimon Evans
Interviewed GuestBen Stones

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