Leslie Felperin

Leslie Felperin is a film critic who writes for the Hollywood Reporter, the Guardian, the Financial Times, and other outlets. Born in California, she has lived in the U.K since 1983, and worked in film journalism since the early 1990s. After a five-year stint at Sight and Sound where she was the deputy editor until 2000, she spent several years as the editor of a U.K- based trade paper called Moving Pictures. She then began writing for Variety and The Big Issue, and transferred to THR around 2007. At present, she spends most of her time in Norfolk where she has two children, three cats, a dog, 25 chickens and two beehives.
Sondheim Tonight
In music and conversation, we celebrate the life and work of one of the most influential cultural figures of the last 70 years, the Tony, Oscar, Grammy, Olivier and Pulitzer winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Born to a New York Jewish family in 1930, over the next 91 years he changed the shape of musical theatre with shows including West Side Story, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A Little Night Music, Company and Sweeney Todd...