New Series – 5, 6, 7, 8 – FAITH!

Written by on 06/07/2021

New Series – 5, 6, 7, 8 – FAITH!

Join Helena and a range of guests talk about theatre and musical theatre and the influences that the church has made on the West End and around the world!  Sharing musical number from shows, chatting with Theatre chaplains, join us for some fun and enlightening discussions on some of your favourites!

If Musical Theatre has a special place in your heart or any shows  have helped you with any social doctrines of the church – write to Helena!  She’d love to share your suggestions on the show!  Perhaps you could even be a special guest on one of the episodes?  Email us ay

The show will be Thursdays at 11am and then rebroadcast Friday at 9pm, Saturdays at 7:30am, Sundays at 5pm and Wednesdays at 2am .

The show will be available as a podcast on Spotify, Apple podcasts and other podcast providers under –  Radio Maria England.

Episode 1:  Helena and Sr Cecilia go over the Classic Musical Theatre hits that bring the scriptures to life for poeple of all ages! Musical number include music from the Prince of Egypt, Godspell, Joseph and the Technicolour DreamCoat and more! Do you have any suggestions for us to include! Email us at

Episode 2: Helena and guest host Legend talk about how theatre has helped them find community and confidence as they grew up and how music continues to be a special part of their lives, even if they both are not “on Stage”. Musical numbers include music from Oklahoma, Phantom of the Opera, Handel’s Messiah and more! Email us your song suggestions to

Episode 3:  Helena speaks to the Revd. Lindsay Meader. Revd. Lindsay Meader is an Anglican priest, serving as the Lead Theatre Chaplain for the Diocese of London and Senior Chaplain of Theatre Chaplaincy UK. Prior to this she served for 14 years as Associate Rector of St James’s Piccadilly – the first inner-city place of worship and Grade 1 listed building to be awarded the Eco-Church Gold Award. Some of the musicals they share in this episode is from the musical “Hamilton”, “Come From Away” and “In the Heights” and more! Please do share your thoughts on musical numbers that you would like to hear on the programme to

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