Piece by Piece: A Musical Theatre Talk Show

Piece by Piece: A Musical Theatre Talk Show

By Piece by Piece
Piece by Piece is a musical theatre talkshow hosted by musical director Joe Bunker.

Join Joe as he explores iconic pieces of musical theatre with the actors and creative teams behind high-profile UK revivals.

Expect anecdotes, quizzes, songs and scintillating conversation, all recorded in front of a live audience.
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My Fair Lady: Part Two
Joe continues exploring the 1956 Lerner and Loewe musical My Fair Lady with guests Charles Edwards (Higgins in the Australian tour of MFL, directed by Julie Andrews); Martin Fisher (Higgins, the Mill at Sonning); Anna O'Byrne (Eliza, Sydney Opera House / Australian tour); and Liz Robertson (Eliza in the UK tour / 1979 London revival, and wife of the late Alan Jay Lerner). My Fair Lady: Part Two features Anna O'Byrne singing 'Without You', Martin Fisher performing 'I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face', and the second half of the PBP My Fair Lady quiz! We really hope you enjoy Piece by Piece. If you do, please tell us about it by sharing your thoughts on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
58:05
June 1, 2020
My Fair Lady: Part One
Joe is joined by four incredible guests to explore Lerner and Loewe’s iconic 1956 musical My Fair Lady. They are: Charles Edwards (Higgins in the Australian tour of MFL, directed by Julie Andrews); Martin Fisher (Higgins, the Mill at Sonning); Anna O'Byrne (Eliza, Sydney Opera House / Australian tour); and Liz Robertson (Eliza in the UK tour / 1979 London revival, and wife of the late Alan Jay Lerner). My Fair Lady: Part One features Liz Robertson performing ‘Wouldn’t it Be Loverly' and the first half of the PBP My Fair Lady quiz! We really hope you enjoy Piece by Piece. If you do, please tell us about it by sharing your thoughts on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
1:01:03
May 25, 2020
West Side Story: Part Two
Joe and the panel continue exploring arguably the greatest musical of them all: West Side Story. His guests are: Jason Carr (Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator, Royal Exchange), Andy Coxon (Tony, Royal Exchange), Carly Mercedes Dyer (Anita, Leicester Curve), Nikolai Foster (Artistic Director, Leicester Curve), and Gabriela Garcia (Maria, Royal Exchange). West Side Story: Part Two features Andy and Gabriela performing the entire Balcony Scene (including 'Tonight'), and the second half of the PBP West Side Story quiz! We really hope you enjoy Piece by Piece. If you do, please tell us about it by sharing your thoughts on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
40:52
May 10, 2020
West Side Story: Part One
Join Joe Bunker and explore arguably the greatest musical of them all: West Side Story. Joe is joined by five artists behind recent the UK revivals of West Side Story at Leicester Curve and Manchester Royal Exchange: Jason Carr (Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator, Royal Exchange), Andy Coxon (Tony, Royal Exchange), Carly Mercedes Dyer (Anita, Leicester Curve), Nikolai Foster (Artistic Director, Leicester Curve), and Gabriela Garcia (Maria, Royal Exchange). West Side Story: Part One features Andy Coxon performing 'Something's Coming', as well as the first half of the PBP West Side Story quiz! We really hope you enjoy Piece by Piece. If you do, please tell us about it by sharing your thoughts on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
51:52
May 4, 2020
Carousel: Part Two
Joe and the panel continue exploring the classic 1945 musical Carousel. His guests are: Jo Davies (Director, Opera North Carousel), Keith Higham (Billy Bigelow, Opera North), Molly Lynch (cover Julie Jordan, ENO) and Alex Young (Carrie Pipperidge, ENO). Carousel: Part One features Keith Higham performing 'Soliloquy', as well as the first half of the PBP Carousel quiz! We really hope you enjoy Piece by Piece. If you do, please tell us about it by sharing your thoughts on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
43:15
April 20, 2020
Carousel: Part One
Join host Joe Bunker as he explores the classic 1945 musical Carousel with the artists behind the recent revivals at Opera North and English National Opera. His guests are: Jo Davies (Director, Opera North Carousel), Keith Higham (Billy Bigelow, Opera North), Molly Lynch (cover Julie Jordan, ENO) and Alex Young (Carrie Pipperidge, ENO). Carousel: Part One features Keith Higham performing 'Soliloquy', as well as the first half of the PBP Carousel quiz! We really hope you enjoy Piece by Piece. If you do, please tell us about it by sharing your thoughts on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
1:03:35
April 20, 2020
Guys and Dolls: Part Two
Joe and the panel continue exploring the classic 1950 musical Guys and Dolls. His guests are Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Rob Hastie (Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown).  Guys and Dolls: Part Two features Alex Young performing 'If I Were A Bell' and the conclusion of the PBP Guys and Dolls quiz! We really hope you enjoy Piece by Piece. If you do, please tell us about it by sharing your thoughts on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
44:00
March 16, 2020
Guys and Dolls: Part One
Join host Joe Bunker as he explores the classic 1950 musical Guys and Dolls with the artists behind the recent revival at the Sheffield Crucible. His guests are: Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Rob Hastie (Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown).  Guys and Dolls: Part One features Natalie Casey performing 'Adelaide's Lament' and the first half of the PBP Guys and Dolls quiz! We really hope you enjoy Piece by Piece. If you do, please tell us about it by sharing your thoughts on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
41:47
March 16, 2020
Pilot Episode: Oklahoma!
In this pilot episode, Joe discusses Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, Oklahoma! with the help of Jeremy Sams (director of the 2019 Chichester Festival Theatre revival), Lizzy Connolly (Ado Annie in Oklahoma! at the Royal Albert Hall), and Emmanuel Kojo (Jud Fry at Chichester Festival Theatre). Featuring performances of 'I Cain't Say No' and 'Lonely Room', plus an audience singalong of 'Oh What A Beautiful Mornin'.
1:02:51
January 10, 2020