Saturday Live Panto Programme with Lesley Joseph
Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles are joined by actor Lesley Joseph, pantomime dame Paul Harris, real-life fairy godmother Jaime Thurston and Trevor Jones of The Alnwick Garden.
Star of Birds of a Feather and Strictly Come Dancing, Lesley Joseph, joins Aasmah Mir and Rev Richard Coles live from the Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House to talk about pantomime and her role as The Wicked Queen.
Trevor Jones reveals the secrets of The Poison Garden at Alnwick.
Paul Harris has been performing in pantomimes for more than 50 years. He recalls how he learnt the gags on the job, and explains what makes a good Dame.
The Saturday Live pantomime, written by Alan McHugh, and performed by our listeners, with surprise cameo appearances from Radio 4 presenters.
Cast members from Bollywood Jack perform live in the Radio Theatre. And real life Fairy Godmother, Jaime Thurston, describes how she makes wishes come true.
Phil Collins shares his Inheritance Tracks. He has chosen All My Loving by The Beatles and The Times They Are A Changin' by Bob Dylan.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs runs at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth from 16 December 2016 - 14 January 2017.
Bollywood Jack runs at the Tara Theatre in south west London from 7 December 2016 - 7 January 2017.
Not Dead Yet by Phil Collins, is out now.
Producer: Louise Corley
Editor: Karen Dalziel.
|Interviewed Guest||Lesley Joseph|
|Interviewed Guest||Paul Harris|
|Interviewed Guest||Jamie Thurston|
|Interviewed Guest||Trevor Jones|
|Interviewed Guest||Phil Collins|