WOS Radio: Theatregoers Get Up Close to Ladykillers
Directed by Sean Foley, The Ladykillers features an all-star cast of James Fleet, Peter Capaldi, Ben Miller, Clive Rowe and Stephen Wight. Unwitting widow Mrs Wilberforce - who finds herself embroiled with an unlikely group of criminals planning the heist of a security van - is played by two-time Olivier Award-winning actress Marcia Warren.
After the performance, director Foley and Messrs Fleet, Rowe and Wight joined us for a lively Q&A, with Marcia Warren joining after about five minutes. Topics covered included the pressures of adapting such a well-loved film, the challenges and pleasures of working on Michael Taylor's elaborate set, and even a few secrets about the canary...
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