Doctor Theatre Podcast
Doctor Theatre - Jonathan Larson’s RENT Part 1

Doctor Theatre - Jonathan Larson’s RENT Part 1

December 22, 2020

We wanted a Christmas angel and found one in Angel Dumott Schunard.  Yes Rob Cope and Phil Beamon have their sights set on Jonathan Larson's amazing RENT.  A visit to a new UK production was sadly scuppered by national Lockdown #2 but that has not stopped them talking about it and the Rent phenomenon. There's no day but today, so hit the play button now!

Doctor Theatre - Lockdown Luvvies

Doctor Theatre - Lockdown Luvvies

November 9, 2020

Rob Cope & Phil Beamon are back once more with an assessment of the the situation of UK theatre in Lockdown. We take a look at this years Oliver Awards winners, the latest from the Andrew Lloyd Webber stable plus news and opinons on internet theatre options plus play tracks from Back To The Future The Musical (perhaps a podcast first?), Cinderella and & Juliet among others. It's an 80 minute theatre bonanza.  Join us!

Doctor Theatre - Divas #1

Doctor Theatre - Divas #1

October 31, 2020

Rob Cope and Phil Beamon take a chance talk about a personal choice of six theatre divas.  With two legends and four current musical theatre stars  showcased, it is a chance to appreciate a selection of the finest female voices to have graced world stages. 

Doctor Theatre - Jesus Christ Superstar (Part Two)

Doctor Theatre - Jesus Christ Superstar (Part Two)

October 9, 2020

Rob Cope and Phil Beamon are back,  with the second part of their 50th anniversary celebration of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary Jesus Christ Superstar. There's more chat,  and more raiding of the archives for clips of productions from around the world.  50 minutes of rock and religion - what have you sacrified?

Doctor Theatre - Jesus Christ Superstar (Part One)

Doctor Theatre - Jesus Christ Superstar (Part One)

October 2, 2020

What's The Buzz?  We're back with a celebration of one of the greatest musicals of them all.   50 years old this month,  Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar remains an iconic show which changed the face of musical theatre forever.  Rob Cope and Phil Beamon take a look at the rich history of the show, and dip into the archives to bring you rare tracks from over the decades. 

Doctor Theatre - Hamilton Part Two

Doctor Theatre - Hamilton Part Two

September 4, 2020

Rob Cope and Phil Beamon promised you they'd be back and they are with the second part of their chat about Hamilton and Lin-Manuel Miranda.  They delve deep into the show and discover the rich palate of Miranda's score.  What are you waiting for...  don't waste your shot!

DoctorTheatre - Hamilton Part One

DoctorTheatre - Hamilton Part One

August 29, 2020

Rob Cope and Phil Beamon once again dive into their favourite show list and arrive at the phenomenon that is Hamilton.  Lin-Manuel Miranda's masterpiece about America's founding fathers.  Bringing musical theatre right into the present via the past,  it marks a watershed moment in musicals.  Join us for the first part of our trip into history...

DOCTOR THEATRE - MAMMA MIA special (Part Two)

DOCTOR THEATRE - MAMMA MIA special (Part Two)

August 14, 2020

Rob Cope and Phil Beamon are enjoying their Greek island ABBA fest so much that they are back with part two,  and a look at the Mamma Mia movies plus stage productions from all over the world. So come on super troupers, get out that 70s glam look and prepare for another hour of unbridled joy with Donna and the Dynamos.

DOCTOR THEATRE - MAMMA MIA special (Part One)

DOCTOR THEATRE - MAMMA MIA special (Part One)

August 8, 2020

Join us on the Greek island of Kalokairi as we celebrate one of the most successful musical franchises ever.  It's wall to wall ABBA as Rob Cope and Phil Beamon take a look at the Mamma Mia phenomenon. How can you resist us?

Doctor Theatre - Phantom Of The Opera special Part 2

Doctor Theatre - Phantom Of The Opera special Part 2

July 24, 2020

We're back at the Paris Opera House for the second part of our Phantom of the Opera special, delving deep into Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterpiece. The Angel of Music is watching over us as we blunder through the second act in search of the mysterious masked figure.  And we also encounter a movie version, but does it do justice to the music of the night?  Join Rob Cope and Phil Beamon once more as the story reaches is terrifying conclusion...

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