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Thursday, December 30, 2010

BBC Radio 4 - A Family Business: The Chaplin Legacy

BBC 4 Radio
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
11:30 AM London Time
UPDATE: Online for the next 7 Days!
A Family Business:
The Chaplin Legacy



"In this backstage documentary, Tim Brooke-Taylor goes behind the scenes with James Thierree as he prepares to launch his new one-man show RAOUL, combining mime, acrobatics, music, comedy and illusion. How does the Chaplin legacy inform his ideas? How do the marketing people sell his shows, which always defy easy categorisation? How will audiences respond, in London and Paris? The Chaplin biographer, David Robinson, explores the theatrical connections of the Chaplin family: additional commentaries are provided by Thierree admirers Bill Nighy and Terry Gilliam, and by producer Rachel Clare. The voice of Charlie Chaplin himself also makes a contribution from the archives, with shrewd observations on genes and genius." - BBC 4 Radio

Link to more about the program. Available by broadcast in the UK and online by the internet. These programs are usually online for 7 days, after the live broadcast. Adjust the time for your area. Example: 11:30 AM in London, is 3:30 AM, Pacific Time.

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