Musical Theatre Blind Date: Holborn’s High Stakes Show-Stopper

We catch up with Lyricist Julian Eaves, partnered with composer Patrick Stockbridge, to talk about their musical theatre song inspired by Holborn. What is your song about? A couple, two high-powered lawyers, meet in the corridors of legal power. She is doing very well, breaking through the glass ceiling, and - he fears - leaving him … Continue reading Musical Theatre Blind Date: Holborn’s High Stakes Show-Stopper

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Musical Theatre Blind Date: Nicola & Alex wait for love in Covent Garden

We catch up with lyricist Alex Rubin and composer Nicola Jane Buttigieg about their heartfelt song - Living Statue - inspired by their Piccadilly Line stop - Covent Garden.   How would you describe the song? There is a man in Covent Garden who pretends to be a statue. If you drop some coins into his … Continue reading Musical Theatre Blind Date: Nicola & Alex wait for love in Covent Garden

Musical Theatre Blind Date: Stuart & Louise are smug with the Piccadilly Circus

We catch up with Stuart Barter and, Blind Date veteran, Louise Ainsley, getting the inside scoop on writing a show-stopping tune based on the theme of Piccadilly Circus. Stuart Tells Us What was your reaction to this year's Blind Date theme, and your assigned station? A surprise. I didn't know there would be a theme! Louise had … Continue reading Musical Theatre Blind Date: Stuart & Louise are smug with the Piccadilly Circus

Musical Theatre Blind Date: Joseph & Simon on Leicester Square

We speak to Simon Egerton, partnered with Joseph Finlay, about their writing experience, working on a show-stopping song about Leicester Square. This has been writing at distance. Not a new concept but due to mutual commitments Joseph and haven't met other than a brief introduction on Skype. That was enough to establish that Joseph preferred setting … Continue reading Musical Theatre Blind Date: Joseph & Simon on Leicester Square

Musical Theatre Blind Date’s Knightsbridge Team! Tamsin & Roman

We grab a chat with this year's musical writing partners, Tamsin and Roman - who's Piccadilly Line stop is Knightsbridge! Let's see how they've handled the exciting challenge of creating a brand new musical theatre show-stopper. What was your reaction to this year's Blind Date theme, and your assigned station? I thought it was a … Continue reading Musical Theatre Blind Date’s Knightsbridge Team! Tamsin & Roman