Remembering Mike Nichols

Legendary film and stage director Mike Nichols died at age 83. Nichols is remembered for being among the pioneering forces in the early days of our sister station, WFMT.

Listen to WFMT's former chief announcer Marty Robinson wrestle his way through the tongue-tying, multilingual script Nichols devised as an audition for WFMT announcers.

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Watch a 2005 conversation between Nichols and Chicago Sun-Times Theater Critic Hedy Weiss about what's funny, what's not funny, and how Nichols went about achieving it for Spamalot.

 

 

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