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1/2. Michael Parkinson presents a tribute to theatre producer and impresario
Cameron Mackintosh , who next week celebrates his 60th birthday. Owner of seven West End theatres, Mackintosh's CV includes the international hits Cats (1981), Les Misérables (1985), The Phantom of the Opera (1986), Miss Saigon (1989) and, headed for Broadway, Mary Poppins (2004). Plus the 1990s National Theatre revivals of Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady and Carousel. Producer Anthony Cherry


Michael Parkinson
Cameron MacKintosh
Mary Poppins
Anthony Cherry

2/6. Comic actor Martin Freeman (of TV's The Office) celebrates six music acts and artists that he feels are overlooked and underrated, and draws particular attention to their rarely aired album tracks. He continues with Texan MOR R&B-funk-pop singer Boz Scaggs , who remains best known for his Grammy-nominated 1976 hit album Silk Degrees, which yielded the chart singles Lowdown, What Can I Say and Lido Shuffle.
Phill Jupitus on Boz Scaggs: p44


Martin Freeman
Boz Scaggs
Phill Jupitus

Including the third of five selected dramas from Radio 2's Imagine competition to develop new writers. Tonight's work, Ann Fotheringham 's Soft Wings in Flight, features an encounter with country-pop star Dolly Parton.


Ann Fotheringham
Dolly Parton.

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