Joining Neil in stuido this morning is writer, novelist & playwright, Michael Harding. Listeners to our show will be familiar with Michael & some may be readers of his weekly column in The Irish Times. Michael is here to talk to Neil about his memoir 'Staring at Lakes - A memoir of Love, Melancholy & Magical Thinking', available now in bookshops.
This morning Neil speaks to Sir Tim Rice, who has written lyrics for musical theatre & related enterprises for more than 40 years with such successes as Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita with Andrew Lloyd Webber, Chess with Bjorn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson; and The Lion King and Aida with Elton John.
The Lion King will open in Ireland for the first time at Bord Gais Energy Theatre in April. For tickets plese click here.
In the last couple of weeks we have played you a piece of tape featuring people we met on the street with conundrums. This week we had Liam with the dilemma of whether being an aethist, he should support his daughter in receiving communion. On the line for is Susan from Dublin, against is Derek from Mayo.