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Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil on Miss Saigon and Les Miserables

April 21st, 2014

Episode 342 of 1302 episodes

In a special edition of Front Row, John Wilson talks to the writers of two of the biggest stage musicals of all time - Miss Saigon and Les Misérables. Composer Claude-Michel Schönberg and lyricist Alain Boublil discuss their working process and how they bring a French sensibility to a modern American artform, as their musical, Miss Saigon - now in its 25th anniversary year - is reinvented for a new production. Producer Ella-mai Robey.