New musical But First This is set to receive its premiere at the Watermill Theatre. A musical homage to Radio 4, the show is written by BBC newsreader Kathy Clugston with music by Desmond O'Connor. It runs from Thursday 23rd October to Saturday 8th November 2014.
Michael Fenton, Helena Blackman & Louise Plowright
The cast includes: Michael Fenton Stevens as John Humphrys, Louise Plowright as Selina, Helena Blackman as Anna, Neil Ditt as Will and Jonathan Dryden Taylor as Jim, with James Beal on piano.
Along with the countryside, the monarchy and freedom of speech, Radio 4 is in the top seven Best Things About Britain Today, according to a recent poll. But a new Controller is out to destroy this cherished institution! Can the intrepid team of presenters foil her wicked plan?