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Theatre related stuff on TV and Radio March 19 - 25

Compiled by Poly Gianniba

Monday March 19

7pm on Sky Arts2: "In Love with Wilde", Stephen Fry, Caroline Quentin, Paterson Joseph, Russell Tovey and Eddie Marsan perform their favourite Oscar Wilde roles. 

7:15pm on BBC Radio 4: Front Row, Mark Lawson interviews Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton about their production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd.

Tuesday March 20

1:15pm on BBC Radio Scotland: The Culture Cafe interviews Dominic Hill, the artistic director at the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow. 

Wednesday March 21

9am on BBC Radio 4: On Midweek, Libby Purves interviews Barrie Rutter, artistic director of the Northern Broadsides theatre company.

Thursday March 22

7:15pm on BBC Radio 4: On Front Row, a review of the Complicite staging of Bulgakov's renowned novel The Master and Margarita.

Friday March 23

10pm on BBC Radio 2: BBC Radio 2 Arts Show, Actress Gwen Taylor talks about starring in The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo in a new stage adaption by Daniel Buckroyd, at the Curve Theatre Leicester. 

Saturday March 24

11:40pm on BBC2: and now for something completely different, a film centred around the staging of a play:

Synecdoche, New York

Director: Charlie Kaufman

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Sadie Goldstein, Tom Noonan, Peter Friedman, Charles Techman

Story: Theatre director Caden Cotard's artistic life is boosted with a prestigious grant, but his marriage abruptly ends and a mystery malady starts taking its toll. Throwing himself into a theatrical attempt to portray stark reality, Caden's relationships and existence become the subject of, and contaminated by, his epic work.