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Theatre related stuff on TV and Radio Feb 21 - 27

Compiled by @polyg

Tuesday February 21

7:15pm on BBC Radio 4: Front Row interviews Charlotte Keatley about her new play Our Father and its production at the Watford Palace Theatre.

Wednesday February 22

7:15pm on BBC Radio 4: Olivia Colman is interviewed at Front Row about her new stage role in the Howard Davies' production of Hay Fever.

Thursday February 23

10pm on BBC Radio 3: Night Waves, Philip Dodd talks to Patrick Stewart about his role as William Shakespeare in Edward Bond's play Bingo. 

Saturday February 25

7:15pm on on BBC Radio 4: Saturday Review talks about the production of The Bomb at the Tricycle

8:20pm on BBC2: The Story of Musicals series start broadcasting at BBC2, after its first broadcast on BBC4

Sunday February 26

6am on Sky Arts 1: a repeat of an old South Bank Show focusing on Michael Gambon and Nic Hytner and their production of Henry IV at the National Theatre.

Special Mention

Not strictly theatre, at least not this week, but a new Sky Arts series celebrates Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde and Noel Coward. On February 21, Simon Callow, Miriam Margolyes, Douglas Booth, Steve Evets and Thomas Brodie-Sangster bring their favourite Charles Dickens characters to life through a series of monologues.


On iPlayer

Saturday review at BBC Radio 4 talks about The Recruiting Officer at the Donmar