From Stage To Screen

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01Cabaret2006053020060603

Paul Gambaccini turns the spotlight on the transfer from stage to screen of Cabaret, the 1972 multiple Oscar-winning film.

He meets the stars of Cabaret, Liza Minnelli and Michael York, who recall their time filming at the Bavarian Studios in Munich under the legendary director Bob Fosse.

And he explains why the film was able to portray its characters with greater frankness than had been possible on stage, due to the social and political upheavals in America during the late sixties.

02My Fair Lady2006060620060610

It was a historic show for which Hollywood paid a historic price.

Paul Gambaccini is joined by singer Marni Nixon, who sang the role of Eliza Dolittle for Audrey Hepburn, West End actress Julia Sutton who also auditioned for that job, Cecil Beaton's biographer Hugo Vickers and Gene Allen, Art Director on the film.