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Game of Shows

Musical Theatre fans will adore this light-hearted panel show that pits two celebrity guest teams from hit stage musicals going head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel. West End guests include Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp from Mary Poppins, Alice Fearne from Come from Away, Sophie Isaacs and Natalie Paris from SIX! and Oliver Tompsett from And Juliet.Game of Shows is created and hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have been seen around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose many professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End. Now proudly part of the Broadway Podcast Network, Game of Shows is expanding the show to include star guests from the world of Broadway as well as the West End, so look out for new episodes coming soon!

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Bonus Episode: Waitress v And Juliet

Stars from London's hit shows Waitress v And Juliet chat to Chris and Laurence about their careers and time in these sensational shows.It's the Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel.    Episode 5 featured the boys of the West End - And Juliet stars Oliver Tompsett and Tim Mahendran from the cast of the 2019 smash hit at the Shaftesbury Theatre and Joel Montague and Nathaniel Morrison from the much missed Waitress at the Adelphi.Game of Shows is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have been seen around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose many professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End.  Follow the show @gameofshowsquiz on Instagram or @shows_quiz on TwitterAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #1

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Episode 5: Waitress v And Juliet

It's the showdown between Waitress v And Juliet from London's West End in the Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel.    This episode features the boys of the West End - And Juliet stars Oliver Tompsett and Tim Mahendran from the cast of the 2019 smash hit at the Shaftesbury Theatre and Joel Montague and Nathaniel Morrison from the much missed Waitress at the Adelphi.Game of Shows is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have been seen around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose many professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End.  Follow the show @gameofshowsquiz on Instagram or @shows_quiz on TwitterAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

39mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #2

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Bonus Episode: Wicked v Come From Away

From Wicked and Come From Away in London's West End: Alice, Jenna, Laura and Stuart chat during the recording of Episode 4. It's the Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel.    Episode 4 featured Alice Fearn and Jenna Boyd from the cast of Come From Away at the Pheonix Theatre; and Laura Pick and Stuart McIver from Wicked at the Apollo Victoria. Here they chat with Chris and Laurence about their times in the show and other moments in their careers. The show is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have been seen around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose many professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End.  Follow the show @gameofshowsquiz on Instagram or @shows_quiz on TwitterAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #3

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Episode 4: Wicked v Come From Away

Stars from London's Wicked & Come From Away slug it out for supremacy...It's the Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel.    This episode features West End stars Alice Fearn and Jenna Boyd from the cast of Come From Away at the Pheonix Theatre and Laura Pick and Stuart McIver from Wicked at the Apollo Victoria.The show is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have been seen around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose many professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End.  Follow the show @gameofshowsquiz on Instagram or @shows_quiz on TwitterAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #4

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Bonus Episode: Jamie v Only Fools & Horses

Laurence & Chris chat to their star guests from Jamie and Fools & Horses about their roles in two very different hit West End musicals.It's the Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel. This bonus episode gives listeners a chance to hear the guests talk a bit more about just what it means to them to be a part of two hit West End musicals and how they came to be there.       Episode 3 featured Ashleigh Gray (Wicked, Nativity) and Jeff Nicholson (Les Miserables, Sweeney Todd) from the cast of Only Fools and Horses The Musical at the Haymarket Theatre where they play Raquel and Boycie respectively; and Melissa Jacques (Wicked, Kinky Boots) and David O'Reilly (Book of Mormon, Grease) from Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo on Shaftesbury Avenue (where they play Jamie's mum and Laika Virgin respectively)... two very different musicals that have been delighting audiences in the past few years.The show is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have been seen around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End.  Follow the show @gameofshowsquiz on Instagram or @shows_quiz on TwitterAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #5

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Episode 3: Everybody's Talking About Jamie v Only Fools and Horses

Everybody's Talking About Jamie and Only Fools & Horses battle it out in a close run contest!It's the Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel.       This episode features Ashleigh Gray (Wicked, Nativity) and Jeff Nicholson (Les Miserables, Sweeney Todd) from the cast of Only Fools and Horses The Musical at the Haymarket Theatre where they play Raquel and Boycie respectively; and Melissa Jacques (Wicked, Kinky Boots) and David O'Reilly (Book of Mormon, Grease) from Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo on Shaftesbury Avenue (where they play Jamie's mum and Laika Virgin respectively)... two very different musicals that have been delighting audiences in the past few years.The show is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have been seen around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End.  Follow the show @gameofshowsquiz on Instagram or @shows_quiz on TwitterAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

36mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #6

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Bonus Episode: Hamilton v SIX

Chris and Laurence chat to SIX's queens Natalie Paris & Sophie Isaacs and HAMILTON's Jay Perry & Aaron Lee Lambert.It's the Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel. In this bonus edition of the show, Chris and Laurence chat to Sophie and Natalie about being in SIX and to Jay and Aaron about their time in Hamilton, and to all about just what it means to them to be in such successful global shows as these.     The second episode - Hamilton v SIX - featured a premiere line up from two of the world's most sensational musicals. From the historically inspired all-female phenomenon SIX, we welcomed Natalie Paris (Jane Seymour) and Sophie Isaacs (Katherine Howard) and from a show that really needs no introduction at all, Lin Manuel Miranda's masterpiece Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre, we welcomed Jay Perry and Aaron Lee Lambert who between them cover a multitude of leading roles in the show include Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, the King and George Washington. The show is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have been seen around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End.  Follow the show @gameofshowsquiz on Instagram or @shows_quiz on TwitterAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #7

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Episode 2: Hamilton v SIX

London's SIX queens Natalie Paris and Sophie Isaacs battle it out with HAMILTON's Jay Perry and Aaron Lee Lambert. It's the Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel.     The second episode - Hamilton v SIX - features a premiere line up from two of the world's most sensational musicals. From the historically inspired all-female phenomenon SIX, we welcome Natalie Paris (Jane Seymour) and Sophie Isaacs (Katherine Howard) and from a show that really needs no introduction at all, Lin Manuel Miranda's masterpiece Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre, we welcome Jay Perry and Aaron Lee Lambert who between them cover a multitude of leading roles in the show include Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, the King and George Washington. The show is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have been seen around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End.  Follow the show @gameofshowsquiz on Instagram or @shows_quiz on TwitterAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #8

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Bonus Episode: Les Mis v Poppins

Laurence and Chris talk to the stars of the first episode, Zizi Strallen & Charlie Stemp and Jon Robyns & Shan Ako!      It's the Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel. The first episode - Les Mis v Poppins - featured a sensational line up from two of the world's most popular productions. From Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre, we welcomed Jon Robyns (Jean Valjean) and Shan Ako (Eponine) and from Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre we welcomed Zizi Strallen (Mary) and Charlie Stemp (Bert).  In this special BONUS EPISODE Chris and Laurence discuss the recording of the first ever episode of the quiz, and play the extended version of their interviews with Zizi, Shan, Charlie and Jon that there wasn't time for in the actual quiz episode. The performers talk about their careers, their time in lockdown, what it's like being in some of the biggest shows in the world and how they found themselves in that position! Chris and Laurence also chat a little about which West End stars will be coming up in future editions of the quiz. We hope you enjoy it. ***The show is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist of musicals, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have played around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End. Follow the show @gameofshowsquizAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

26mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #9

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Episode 1: Les Miserables v Mary Poppins

Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp go up against Jon Robyns and Shan Ako!The Musicals Quiz for West End & Broadway Fans Everywhere. In each episode, two teams from hit West End musicals will go head to head to see just how much they really know about the world in which they excel.     The first episode - Les Mis v Poppins - features a sensational line up from two of the world's most popular productions. From Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre, we welcome Jon Robyns (Jean Valjean) and Shan Ako (Eponine) and from Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre we welcome Zizi Strallen (Mary) and Charlie Stemp (Bert).Zizi's credits include Strictly Ballroom, Matthew Bourne's The Car Man, Cats and Merrily We Roll Along. Charlie recently appeared on Broadway in Hello Dolly! and is well known for his role in Half a Sixpence. Shan was a hugely popular X-Factor finalist in 2018 and in the subsequent arena tour. Jon's credits include Hamilton, Memphis, Avenue Q, The Wedding Singer and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The show is hosted by the internationally acclaimed composer and lyricist of musicals, Laurence Mark Wythe. Laurence is the creator of the award-winning off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning; he composed Midnight which recently played at the Union Theatre in London and GROWL! which toured with the NYMT in 2019 and other shows that have played around the world. He is joined by co-host Chris Stoddart whose professional credits include Jersey Boys and Evita in the West End.  Follow the show @gameofshowsquizAll Rights Reserved (c) 2020 Charsola Ltd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #10