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>>Host: My next guest is an Australian musician, composer, song writer, actor and comedian.

 

>>Journalist: You have also been on tv in America on Californiacation. 

 

>>Tim Minchin: Uh huh.

 

>>Tim Minchin: I just need to know where he’s at.

 

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>> A multitalented satirist, song writer and entertainer. Filling arenas with his musical comedy.

 

>>Journalist: What can you not do?

 

LYRICS BY TIM MINCHIN

 

ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL

 

>>Tim Minchin: I wanted to try and talk about what it would be like to be in the head of a six year old genius.  I wanted to give the impression that for every one thought we have she has ten. You know?

 

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>>Tim Minchin: I’m trying to make sure I bring to musical theatre influences that aren’t necessarily musical theatre, so I do try to take my love of Abbey Road and Queen and Ben Folds and try and let all that stuff in because otherwise you just write musical theatre that’s been written before. 

 

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ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL

 

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