Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s John Barrowman New Album Life Story Interview….
John Barrowman is one of the biggest Stars of musical theatre and now a Prime Time host for the BBC and Channel 4.
In 2014 Barrowman launches his brand new album ‘You Raise Me Up’, ‘Superstar Dogs’ on Channel 4, a new quiz for the BBC and pantomime in Scotland in December.
He’s also Starring on new drama in the USA. He must be exhausted!
Here’s Alex & John’s Exclusive interview for 2014:
John’s new album has everything you would expect and hope for from this West End leading man and Torchwood legend.
He is the epitome of a Broadway Star with his signature musical tone and delivery.
His power, control and perfect pitch makes him unsurprisingly the biggest Star of the West End since Michael Ball. He similarly has a remarkably loyal and significant fan base.
With hits including ‘Skyscraper’, ‘Mandy’, ‘Bridge Of Troubled Water’, This is the moment’ and more – you’ll be sure to sing along.
Barrowman is an openly gay actor, TV host and Entertainer who married his partner Scott Gill in 2013.
In a rare, in-depth, Exclusive 35 minute interview recorded for the BBC in 2011, Alex Belfield gets are rare insight into John’s extraordinary life & career….
Barrowman has also had a number of guest roles in television programmes both in the US and the UK.
He appeared as a contestant on the first series of celebrity ice skating show Dancing on Ice while his theatrical background allowed him to become a judge on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical talent shows How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?, Any Dream Will Do and I’d Do Anything.
In 2006, he was voted Stonewall’s Entertainer of the Year. Starting in 2013, he hosts the BBC One quiz show Pressure Pad.
Barrowman now stars in the CW’s Arrow as Malcolm Merlyn/The Dark Archer, the show’s version of the DC villain Merlyn the Archer.
Here’s Alex and John’s second hour special from 2010 for the BBC:
Barrowman is also featured on more than a dozen musical theatre recordings including cover tunes found on his 2007 album, Another Side, and 2008’s Music Music Music.
Both albums accrued places on the UK Albums Chart, as did his self-titled John Barrowman (2010), which reached number 11, his highest chart placing to date.
Furthermore, Barrowman has published two memoirs and autobiographies, Anything Goes (2008) and I Am What I Am (2009), with his sister Carole as co-author.
The siblings also teamed up to write a novel, Hollow Earth (2012). The second book in the series, Bone Quill, has been released in the UK and will be released in the US in July 2013
Here’s Alex & John in 2010….