Watch Tim Minchin hold a conversation whilst playing the keyboard…

Watch Tim Minchin hold a conversation whilst playing the keyboard…

Meet the Mavericks: Phillip Adams and Tim Minchin in room of lost gods

The conversation is, as you may expect, rich in allusions, stories and wit as they talk about death, art and comedy.

Meet the Mavericks: Phillip Adams and Tim Minchin in room of lost gods

Put simply, it’s almost impossible to be a mythical, world-shaking god in music anymore. But that fact merely suggests how important it is to have people like [Prince] walking among us: larger than life beings who operate on an entirely different plane of artistic brilliance.

Tim Minchin interview from Toronto’s Metro Morning [AUDIO]

Tim Minchin is known for his satirical, sometimes profane music, his un-wavering skepticism and atheism, and for writing one of the most popular children’s musicals currently playing. Matt Galloway spoke with him this morning.

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And I’ve known others
And I’ve loved others too
But I loved them cause they were stepping stones
On a staircase to you

ITWE Ep001 Tim Minchin (Part 1 – Ground Hog Day) | Inside The West End Podcast: Theatre | Broadway | Interview | Arts | Musical Theatre | Stage on acast

ITWE Ep001 Tim Minchin (Part 1 – Ground Hog Day) | Inside The West End Podcast: Theatre | Broadway | Interview | Arts | Musical Theatre | Stage on acast

This is what you are reacting to in that song,” Minchin said. “You have a slight sadness when you are a grown-up. You’ve stopped climbing trees and you do not know when that happened. Maybe you’ve already climbed your last tree. You feel a loss of innocence, but you are also facing the truth that you are not the grown-up you thought you would be as a child. You’ve lost your childhood, but you’re actually still a child. And you never got your super powers.

Tim Minchin, on “When I Grow Up” from Matilda : One man’s obsession with one song from ‘Matilda

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