Writing and Presenting
Broadway Bonanza Vintage TV. A 10-part series about the landmark Broadway musicals featuring interviews with legends from the theatrical and musical world, including Maureen Lipman, Sian Phillips, Sir Richard Eyre, Suzi Quatro, Stephen Mear, Janis Kelly and Sir Willard White.
Devised and written by Lesley Anne, the series was picked up regularly by the Daily Telegraph and Daily Mail in the Daily and Weekend editions featuring as ‘Digital Choice’ and ‘Pick of the Day’ over a period of 10 weeks. Also featured by the Daily Mail in their ‘Worth Trying’ column and described as “this finely focused history of the musicals”.
The Magic of the Musicals Global City Radio (8-part series. 2011. A two-hour weekly magazine style programme with special features and chat about musicals). Devised and written by Lesley Anne, the show was listened to in 53 countries and went to the number one spot on the station overnight. It maintained high ratings on Global City throughout its 8 week run.
In Development: New series for TV exploring the history of Broadway, the landmark shows and the people who made it happen.