Doctor Theatre Podcast
Doctor Theatre - POSE (bonus episode)

Doctor Theatre - POSE (bonus episode)

June 10, 2021

The catagory is...  In an end of season podcast special Phil Beamon celebrates the award winning FX television series POSE which looks at New York's trans-gender ballroom community.  He explores the actors musical theatre connections and delivers a love letter to this ground breaking piece of television drama.  So join Mother Phil from the House of Doctor Theatre and vogue your ass off...    

DOCTOR THEATRE - Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS 40th Anniversary (Part Two)

DOCTOR THEATRE - Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS 40th Anniversary (Part Two)

April 30, 2021

Rob & Phil continue their exploration of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical Cats,  this time they discuss the controversial movie adaptation among other feline matters.  There is even a track from an unreleased Cats cast recording.  What more could you want from one of the world's most popular musicals. Click play to take you to the Heaviside Layer and let the memory live again.

DOCTOR THEATRE - Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS 40th Anniversary (Part One)

DOCTOR THEATRE - Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS 40th Anniversary (Part One)

April 23, 2021

We're back with a celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical CATS now celebrating its 40th anniversary.  Rob & Phil delve into the archives to bring you some gems from the many recordings made of the show over the years, and discuss the creative forces which combined to make Cats one of the best loved musicals of all time.  Join us as we prepare for our very own Jellicle Ball...

DOCTOR THEATRE - Tina Turner special

DOCTOR THEATRE - Tina Turner special

March 18, 2021

Fuelled by their visit to Tina - The Tina Turner Musical in London's West End, Rob & Phil dive into the legend of Tina and pick out their favourite tracks as well as investigating the stage Tina's from the musical productions in Europe.  If you want length and quality, this Tina Turner podcast is for you.  100 minutes of rock and soul.

DOCTOR THEATRE - Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers

DOCTOR THEATRE - Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers

March 2, 2021

Rob Cope takes a look at the multi award winning Willy Russell musical Blood Brothers.  With archive interviews with the author and original cast members,  this podcast delves into the story of Mrs. Johnstone, the Liverpool working class mother who is forced to give away one of her newborn twins to her wealthy employer.  Running a quarter of a century in London's West End and with seven Tony nominations on Broadway, it is one of the most lauded and successful British musicals of all time. 

DOCTOR THEATRE - Dreamgirls (Part Two)

DOCTOR THEATRE - Dreamgirls (Part Two)

February 16, 2021

One night only... well two podcasts actually... sees us conclude our look at the amazing Dreamgirls. We put the movie version under the spotlight and raid our archives for a few gems from The Dreams and co.  One of Broadway's most loved shows, , Rob & Phil are sequinned to the hilt as they pay tribute.  Press play and prepare for big voices and showbiz chatter. 

DOCTOR THEATRE - Dreamgirls (Part One)

DOCTOR THEATRE - Dreamgirls (Part One)

February 8, 2021

We're back with more sequins than ever before.  Rob & Phil meet the Dreamgirls, the legendary Broadway show about a girl group which arrived in 1981 and is this year celebrating its 40th anniversary.  They discover the inspirations behind the show plus of course raid the archives for some rare tracks which include international Dreamgirls. Plus divas galore including Jennifer Holliday and Whitney Houston.  And we are telling you...  we're not going!

DOCTOR THEATRE - Andrew Lloyd Webber’s SUNSET BOULEVARD (Part Two)

DOCTOR THEATRE - Andrew Lloyd Webber’s SUNSET BOULEVARD (Part Two)

January 26, 2021

Donning turbans and dark shades once again,  Rob Cope & Phil Beamon continue their look at the story of Joe Gillis and Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard whilst raiding the archives for rare recordings and divas galore.  We are ready for our close up Mr. De Mille.  What are you waiting for? Click play.

DOCTOR THEATRE - Andrew Lloyd Webber’s SUNSET BOULEVARD (Part One)

DOCTOR THEATRE - Andrew Lloyd Webber’s SUNSET BOULEVARD (Part One)

January 19, 2021

Rob Cope & Phil Beamon are talking all things Sunset Boulevard in the latest Doctor Theatre podcast. From the recent online lockdown production to the complex history of the musical version, no stone is unturned as they discover the sometimes controversial back story of this Andrew Lloyd Webber / Don Black / Christopher Hampton theatre classic.  Rare tracks, great theatre voices and opinons galore.  We are big, it's the podcasts that got small!

DOCTOR THEATRE - Jonathan Larson’s RENT Part 2

DOCTOR THEATRE - Jonathan Larson’s RENT Part 2

December 29, 2020

We've had so much la vie boheme in the last podcast, that we are back with the second part of our celebration of Jonathan Larson's RENT.  Rob Cope & Phil Beamon put more songs under the spotlight and dip into the international cast recordings released,  so join us in this season of love for one of the greatest modern musicals.  Wine and beer!

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