The Backstage with Robert Emery Podcast
Robert Emery talks to Peter Polycarpou, British stage, TV and film actor best known playing Chris Theodopolopodous in the hit TV series 'Birds Of A Feather'. Peter talks about his approach to work, tells some incredible stories on what happens behind the scenes in the world of theatre, and answers a quick-fire round of questions culminating in the big question; Les Mis or Miss Saigon?
Since becoming a household name in TV, Peter has gone on to forge an incredible career in theatre and film. This conversation takes us through what it was like to work with Madonna (Pop Star, not the picture of the Virgin Mary!), being in the first cast of both Les Mis and Miss Saigon and what happened in Phantom when Andrew Lloyd-Webber didn't like his approach to the role.
Peter Polycarpou working with Robert Emery [01:15]
Figuring out how to be an actor [05.07]
Birds of a Feather [11:24]
Miss Saigon [14:20]
Mrs Henderson Presents in Toronto [14.49]
Working with Madonna on Evita [15.45]
Claude-Michel Schönberg [21.10]
Phantom of the Opera [28:35]
Imagine This [29:50]
Turning into a composer [36:16]
Tips and tricks to be ultra-productive [43:10]
Predictions of the business in 20 years [51:18]
Quick fire questions [53:52]
Victor Spinetti [56:22]
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