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World renowned theatre producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh unveiled as latest guest on ‘Client Conversations’ podcast from Charles Russell Speechlys

  • Sir Cameron discusses his life, career, and learnings, as the world’s most prolific producer of musicals in theatre history
  • Previous guests have included philanthropist Dame Stephanie Shirley and leading financial services figure Sir Martin Smith
  • Podcast series sees Managing Partner, Simon Ridpath, and Senior Partner, Bart Peerless, talk with prominent clients and friends of the Firm.

Charles Russell Speechlys has published the latest episode in its podcast series, with this edition featuring Sir Cameron Mackintosh, the world’s most prolific producer of musicals in theatre history, notable for his association with many commercially successful musicals, including Cats, Les Miserables and Hamilton.

A long-time friend and client of Charles Russell Speechlys, Mackintosh discusses his lengthy career as a musical theatre producer from its very beginnings, touching upon his greatest learnings, the best advice he’s ever received, as well as broader themes such as how musical theatre has changed over the last fifty years and what the future holds for his profession and industry.

Recently awarded the Freedom of the City of London at the Guildhall in the capital. Previously, he was knighted in the Queen’s 1996 New Year’s Honours list for his services to British theatre and is the first British producer to be elected to Broadway’s Theatre Hall of Fame. 

This episode is the fourth instalment in Charles Russell Speechlys podcast series ‘Client Conversations’, hosted by Managing Partner, Simon Ridpath, and Senior Partner, Bart Peerless. 

Previous episodes have featured: philanthropist Dame Steve Shirley, who pioneered a career in the information technology sector, and Sir Martin Smith, who has been involved in the financial services sector for more than 40 years and was a founder and senior partner of Phoenix Securities before becoming a philanthropist and founding the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford.

Sir Cameron Mackintosh comments:

It was a real pleasure taking the time to speak to Simon and Bart about the early stages of my career as a Producer of musical theatre, and even more so to talk about my Foundation, which I rarely get a chance to reflect on.

Bart Peerless, Senior Partner, comments: 

Sir Cameron has been a great friend and client of the Firm over the past 20 years and has an extraordinary story to tell – his journey from career beginnings to today is both inspirational and engaging. Working as his advisor throughout much of the latter part of this period, I’m excited for our listeners to hear first-hand his stories and advice. 

To listen to the Client Conversations podcast, please visit our podcast page here. You can also find our podcasts on Podbean, Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

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Client Conversations Podcast: Sir Cameron Mackintosh

Simon and Bart sit down with Sir Cameron Mackintosh, the world’s most prolific producer of musicals in theatre history.

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Client Conversations Podcast: Sir Martin Smith

Sir Martin Smith discusses his lessons and successes from his forty years in the world of finance and his life as a philanthropist.

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Client Conversations Podcast: Dame Stephanie Shirley CH

Dame Stephanie discusses her lessons from the world of business and her life as a philanthropist.

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