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Beastly Baroque. Image shows from L to R: Philip Pope, Mitch Benn, Simon Russell Beale, Felicity Duncan. Copyright: BBC.

Beastly Baroque

BBC Radio 3 sketch show. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Stars Simon Russell Beale, Felicity Duncan, Philip Pope and Mitch Benn.

Beastly Baroque

A series of sketches about the lives of famous classical composers, broadcast on Radio 3 for Comic Relief. Featuring Simon Russell Beale

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2013
Channel
BBC Radio 3
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Starring
Simon Russell Beale, Felicity Duncan, Philip Pope and Mitch Benn
Producer
David Papp

Beastly Baroque, part of BBC Radio 3's 'Baroque Spring' season, was a series of sketches on the topic of composers who lived during the Baroque period.

The series, featuring Simon Russell Beale, eavesdrops on the extra-musical difficulties encountered by Bach, Lully, Monteverdi, Purcell and Handel.

The episodes were broadcast as part of Radio 3's In Tune programme.

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