Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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West End, Broadway, Theatre Interviews.

Go backstage in the West End, Broadway and beyond with Encore Radio’s exclusive theatre interviews. Meet the musical theatre stars from your favourite shows. Iconic theatre productions such as, Wicked, Les Misérables, The Phantom Of The Opera, Come From Away and more.

Lisa Maxwell - Calendar Girls The Musical
We sit down with award-winning television and theatre star Lisa Maxwell.Best known for playing Samantha Nixon in The Bill and for being a panellist on Loose Women Lisa Maxwell is currently on tour in Calendar Girls The Musical.
We sit down with award-winning television and theatre star Lesley Joseph.Best known for playing Dorien Green in the ITV sitcom Birds of a Feather, Lesley Joseph has a wealth of theatrical experience to her credit. Most recently she starred as Frau Blücher in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein. 
Lucy May Barker, Charlotte O'Rourke and Leah St Luce who play Sophie, Ali and Lisa in MAMMA MIA! Photo: Brinkhoff & Mögenburg
To celebrate 20 years of Mamma Mia! in London's West End, we caught up with Lucy May Barker, Charlotte O'Rourke and Leah St Luce who play Sophie, Ali and Lisa in the show currently playing at the Novello Theatre.
Kate Graham as Tanya, Sara Poyzer as Donna and Ricky Butt as Rosie in MAMMA MIA! Photo: Brinkhoff & Mögenburg
We went down to Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre to speak to The Dynamos. We spoke to Sara Poyzer, Kate Graham, Ricky Butt who play Donna, Tanya and Rosie - The Dynamos! We speak about all things Mamma Mia! and when the show first entered their lives.
The cast of Hair The Musical UK Tour. Photo: Pamela Raith
The 50th Anniversary tour of Hair stars Jake Quickenden, Daisy Wood-Davis and Marus Collins.Hair is a Grammy award-winning musical that is currently in rehearsals for a UK Tour, opening the New Wimbledon Theatre on 21st March 2019.This 50th-anniversary production stars Dancing on Ice’s 2018 champion Jake Quickenden as Berger, Hollyoaks’ Daisy Wood-Davis as Sheila and X-Factor 2011 finalist Marcus Collins as Hud.
The Rubenstein Kiss - Southwark Playhouse
Encore Meets: Ruby Bentall - Ethel Rosenberg in The Rubenstein Kiss. The Rubenstein Kiss opens at the Southwark Playhouse on Thursday 14th March 2019.
Sophie Evans Backstage At Wicked London
Encore meets West End star Sophie Evans, currently playing Glinda in Wicked. The Encore Radio team went backstage at The Apollo Victoria Theatre in the West End, home of Wicked, to find out more about Sophie Evans' Glinda story.
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at The Other Palace
Currently playing at The Other Palace, we went along and spoke to two of the cast members from the Olivier Award Winning production of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.
Lee Mead

Encore Meets: Lee Mead

We sat down with West End star Lee Mead to find out more about his tour My Story. 
Encore Meets: Laura Michelle Kelly
We sat down with Olivier Award Winning, Broadway and West End star Laura Michelle Kelly to find out more about her up and coming London Concert.