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The Story Of Bart


Bit of a Dickensian theme this week on Mike’s 123. Firstly Queens Theatre are presenting “Fagins Twist ” which gives a whole new meaning to the famous story and is told through dance spoken word and music

Dancer Jemima Brown called in to chate about her role as Oliver

You can hear the interview again here

Simon Hanning sat down one day and read a story about the legendary Lionel Bart. He was so moved that he wrote a musical about the man despite never having done it before. That musical is now all over the country and growing in strength

Simon popped into the studio to tell Mike how it was done

You can hear the interview again here

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