David Walliams' Marvellous Musical Podcast

David Walliams' Marvellous Musical Podcast

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Join David Walliams as he goes on a marvellous musical journey of discovery and meets some of the most famous names from the history of music – from Ludwig ‘Grumpy’ van Beethoven to 19th-century rock star Franz Liszt. (Please note no composers were harmed in the making of this podcast).


10: John Williams and the Chamber of Star Wars
Feb 14 • 19 min
David Walliams takes a ride through the magical career of legendary film composer John Williams, from Star Wars to Harry Potter – with a little help from a ghost. Each episode is also accompanied by a playlist in Apple Music – you can find those here:…
9: Weird Instruments
Feb 13 • 19 min
From a helicopter quartet to a vegetable orchestra, prepare to have your idea of what an ‘instrument’ can be blown wide open. David Walliams explores some of the most fantastical, needlessly complex and sometimes tasty musical instruments that human…
8: The Greatest Schumann
Feb 12 • 21 min
It’s time to delve into the tale of Clara Schumann, the phenomenally gifted composer who was, in many ways, The Greatest Schumann. Each episode is also accompanied by a playlist in Apple Music – you can find those here:…
7: Beethoven
Feb 11 • 17 min
You’ve heard his music, now it’s time to hear his story. David dives into the life of one of history’s greatest – and grumpiest – composers. Each episode is also accompanied by a playlist in Apple Music – you can find those here:…
6: Maverick Musicians
Feb 10 • 18 min
They broke the mould and changed the face of music. Meet the marvellous mavericks and devilish divas who took the musical world by storm. And don’t be surprised if a number of old friends turn up to join the party… Each episode is also accompanied by a…
5: Ballet
Feb 7 • 17 min
Ballet: You may think it’s all tutus and tippy toes, but there’s a world of wild, daring and downright bizarre stories behind this dainty dance. Join David Walliams as he journeys around the globe to give us a peek into the highly competitive, and…
4: Staying Alive with Ethel Smyth
Feb 6 • 18 min
We journey back a hundred years to explore the life of Ethel Smyth: composer, suffragette and all-round legend. Also, there are pirates. Each episode is also accompanied by a playlist in Apple Music – you can find those here:…
3: It takes one to (pia)no one
Feb 5 • 16 min
This instrument may seem pretty black and white, but there’s more to the piano than meets the eye. Join David Walliams as he travels inside the piano, discovers its most famous players and explores the unlikely ways it changed music forever. Each episode…
2: The Liszt Factor
Feb 4 • 19 min
Franz Liszt was music’s first true rock star, baby. Join David Walliams as he enrols in Liszt’s school of cool, and discovers what it really means to rock, old school. Each episode is also accompanied by a playlist in Apple Music – you can find those…
1: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Feb 3 • 17 min
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: You might well have heard of Mozart – but did you know he had a really rude sense of humour? Or that he owned a pet starling? In the first episode, David meets one of the most famous composers of all time… and has a bit of a run…
David Walliams’ Marvellous Musical Podcast Trailer
Jan 20 • 0 min
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