Alistair McGowan on Erik Satie; Nigel Havers on playing the cad
The impressionist Alistair McGowan is crazy about the maverick French composer Erik Satie and tells Charlotte why. Nigel Havers is also in the studio to talk about acting the villain.
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Charlotte Green meets impressionist and actor Alistair McGowan, best known for the award-winning comedy show The Big Impression. He has also worked extensively in theatre and appeared in London's West End in Art, Cabaret, The Mikado, Pygmalion and Little Shop of Horrors. But, as Charlotte finds out, Alistair is a huge fan of classical music, particularly the works of Erik Satie.
Charlotte also meets actor Nigel Havers who talks about appearing in pantomime, whether television is going through a golden age, and his speciality - playing villains and cads.