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Radio 2 Live: Monkey -Journey to the West


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Radio 2 presents an exclusive performance of music from the "circus opera" Monkey - Journey to the West - a 2007 international stage adaptation of Wu Cheng 'en's 16th-century Chinese novel
Journey to the West. The title's use of monkey refers to the work's contributions from Gorillaz co-creators Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. Recorded on 25 November at the BBC's Radio Theatre in London, this radio production features a specially arranged score based on Albarn and Hewlett's similarly titled album, with Chinese and European musicians from the original theatre production. Producer Paul Long


Unknown: Wu Cheng
Unknown: Damon Albarn
Unknown: Jamie Hewlett.
Producer: Paul Long

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Radio 2 Live: Monkey -Journey to the West

BBC Radio 2, 29 November 2008 19.00

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