The Chris Evans Breakfast Show (23-09-2011)

Michael Sheen speaks to Chris Evans (the DJ) about rehearsing Hamlet and Shakespeare, and chooses some of the music played.

He also discusses meeting Paul McCartney on a plane, Frost/Nixon – including a glowing review of Michael’s performance by Moira Stuart (who worked with Frost) – Gerry Rafferty, Billy Connolly, an exhibition celebrating a year since The Passion of Port Talbot, Anthony Hopkins and Richard Burton (including a rare impression!), and going to Buckingham Palace to receive his OBE.

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“I’m a sucker for month-old owlets”

– MIchael Sheen

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Music chosen by Michael:

Wings – Band On The Run
Gerry Rafferty – Night Owl
Gary Numan – Cars
Manic Street Preachers – A Design For Life
Madness – The Prince

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