BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour, The Cher Show with Oti Mabuse and Arlene Phillips, Kylie Moore-Gilbert

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The director and choreographer of a new musical about the pop icon Cher.

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The director and choreographer of a new musical about the pop icon Cher.

With over 100 million record sales, an Academy Award, an Emmy, a Grammy, three Golden Globes and an award from The Council of Fashion Designers of America, very few artists have a catalogue that matches the iconic Cher. A new musical, touring the UK - “The Cher Show” - tells the story of the Goddess of Pop’s meteoric rise to fame. The director and choreographer behind the show are two Strictly Come Dancing legends - Arlene Phillips and Oti Mabuse. They both join Emma to discuss the new show and their own careers.

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A new musical, touring the UK - “The Cher Show” - tells the story of the Goddess of Pop’s meteoric rise to fame. The director and choreographer behind the show are two Strictly Come Dancing legends - Arlene Phillips and Oti Mabuse. We hear from Maggie Oliver, the former detective who blew the whistle on the police’s failure to tackle these crimes. They both join Emma to discuss the new show and their own careers. In August 2018, Kylie Moore-Gilbert, an Australian-British academic travelled to Iran to attend a seminar and conduct academic research. In 2020, in the first month of its release – a staggering sixty-two million households watched her play chess prodigy Beth Harmon in the Netflix mini-series 'The Queen’s Gambit'. It was her first visit to the country. Police in Northern Ireland are investigating a clinic in Belfast which claims to help infertile couples have a baby.

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