Martine McCutcheon Talks To Encore Radio

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martine mccutcheon

This weekend one of Britain’s favourite stars Martine Mccutcheon talks to Jamie Crick about success, loss and finding herself on Musical Me

You’ll be able to hear the full chat at midday on Saturday. Listen live here or listen again here.

In the interview Martine talks about how amazing it was to be a young star in Eastenders but also how she loved being in stage shows.

Martine says she always wanted to play the iconic role of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady so when Cameron Mackintosh offered the role she jumped at it.

When asked if she felt type cast playing the part Martine says coming from east London gave her approach to the role a certain sense of real integrity.

More recently the singer songwriter and actress has struggled with ME, sometimes unable to get up out of bed. Her husband Jack encouraged her tell her story of loss of health and recovery through music and this forms the background to her new album Lost And Found – released on August 11th this year.

You can hear tracks from the album and more of Martine’s extraordinary life on Encore Radio’s Musical MeListen live here or catch up on-demand afterwards.


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