Maureen Lipman takes an audience with Edward Seckerson on 13 May 2014 at The Chapel, Sydmonton Court, Ecchinswell, near Newbury, as part of an extensive programme of events taking place across Newbury and surrounding areas in the Newbury Spring Festival.
The acclaimed English actress and writer, was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Comedy Performance in 1985 for See How They Run and enjoyed a further two nominations for Alive and Kidding and Thoroughly Modern Millie. She has had a prolific acting career with shows such as The Pianist, Educating Rita, Oklahoma! and her one-woman show Re Joyce, her homage to her heroine Joyce Grenfell. Maureen was awarded the CBE in 1999 for her services to drama.
Writer, broadcaster, podcaster and musical theatre obsessive, Edward Seckerson wrote and presented the long-running BBC Radio 3 series Stage & Screen, in which he interviewed many of the most prominent writers and stars of musical theatre. He is much looking forward to talking with Maureen Lipman about her career in musical theatre.
The event starts at 3:00pm and ends at approximately 4:30pm. Tickets are priced at £18.50 and can be purchased from the Newbury Spring Festival website which is located at www.newburyspringfestival.org.uk.