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Spotlight with Alan Ford is a weekly podcast that focuses on all forms of entertainment in Southern Africa. Weekly we look at the latest in theatre with the best actors and musicians. The show also focuses on gastronomical food experiences, festivals, glamour, fashion and luxurious travel. Spotlight enhances your weekly entertainment lifestyle... live every Tuesday morning at 9am on CliffCentral.

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Amra Faye, John Vlismas & The Classics

West End and Broadway star Amra Faye opens the show with some of the ensemble cast members (Jarryd Nurden, Thami Njoko and Michael Fullard) from the musical 'Chicago'. Comedian John Vlismas discusses his new show 'The End: A Comedy About Death'. Johan Liebenberg joins us in studio, performing songs from 'Beautiful Noise: Tribute to Neil Diamond'... and 'Beatlemania' is back!

Tarryn Lamb, Chicago & Equus

Top female artist Tarryn Lamb joins us to discuss her incredible 8th Annual Ghoema Music Award wins, including the Album of the Year. Grant Towers, Brittane van Loggerenberg and Jenna Robinson Child join us in studio with all that 'Chicago' jazz. Top actor Graham Hopkins chat about the psychological thriller 'Equus'... and 54 on Bath's Executive Chef, Matthew Foxen, has our mouths watering with delicious winter dishes.

Chicago, The Ghoema Awards & Pretoria Tattoo Show

Actress Ilse Klink (Mama Morton) and producer Hazel Feldman join us in studio to discuss the longest running American musical, Chicago - opening this week at Montecasino. Heidi Edeling chats about the KykNet Ghoema Music Awards and the extraordinary winners. Monster Jam Trucks hit South African stadiums for the first time, and we chat about the 1st International Pretoria Tattoo Show.

Men In Tutus & Plush Party

Cast members of the international 'Men In Tutus' join us in studio to discuss how comedy and ballet mesh on stage. Candice van Litsenborgh chats about the mystical musical 'Into The Woods', Natasha Sutherland joins us on the line discussing her unforgettable performance in 'Brutal Legacy', and DJ SilverSKY has us rocking to Plush Party at Taboo.

Tracey Going, Lesedi Job & Kate Normington

Stage star Kate Normington joins us in studio to discuss the magical musical 'Into The Woods', and 'Puppet Guy' Conrad Koch has us in stitches. Tracey Going (presenter) and director Lesedi Job discuss 'Brutal Legacy', which takes to the stage this week. Radio and TV presenter Kriya Gangiah gets us fit and strong with Bodytec, and Gareth Jordaan (Executive Chef at The Palazzo) makes us fat with gastronomical meals at Medeo.

Into The Woods & Loyiso Madinga

Comedian Loyiso Madinga joins us to discuss his new Netflix special, and being Trevor Noah's Africa Correspondent for 'The Daily Show'. Top theatre stars Zak Hendriks, Earl Gregory and Megan Rigby perform in studio with some of the music from 'Into The Woods'. Myles Brown chats about 'The Anthem Project' and Roelof Jordaan (our new festival correspondent) discusses 'Lekkerland'.

Tim Plewman & Chris Forrest

Tim Plewman joins us in studio to discuss 'Defending The Caveman 2019'. Chris Forrest and JP Nobrega chat about the inspiring 'Celebrity Taxi Dash', we celebrate the Fleur DuCap Theatre Awards, and revisit Media 24's Anthem Project.

Cognitive Dissonance

Nathan talks to the phenomenal Natasha Sutherland about the play 'Brutal Legacy', adapted from the bestselling book by Tracy Going, and also starring the talented Charlie Bougenon. We also catch up with Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist, and discuss the human psyche.

Tumi Morake, Vanessa Frost & Fleur du Cap

Comedians Tumi Morake and Vanessa Frost join us in studio to discuss a 'sexual awakening' with their production 'TEASE'!. Alan Committie, Kim Louis (Broadway star) and Melanie Burke (Chairlady) chat about the 54th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards, and we discuss a new hotspot in Cape Town!

Gate69, Daniel Baron & Zane Meas

Popstar Daniel Baron sings live in studio, Zane Meas celebrates his new production at the Market Theatre. Actor Michael Richard chats about 'Into The Woods' and Brendan van Ryn discusses the FABULOUS Gate69.

Nik Rabinowitz & Daniel Baron

Hysterical comedian Nik Rabinowitz joins us in studio to discuss his new show 'Dry White'. Super pop star Daniel Baron releases his new single 'Speed of Light' for Valentine's Day, and for the love of South Africa we chat about 'The Anthem Project' with Myles Brown.

Josh Middleton & Aunty Merle The Musical

Award-winning South African actors Paul du Toit, Loukmaan Adams and Carmen Maarman join us to chat about 'Aunty Merle: The Musical'. With his number 1 hit, Josh Middleton and Eden Michelle join us in studio to perform live... and we celebrate Michael Jackson.

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