Versatile British actor Hugh Laurie showcases his musical talents and his love of blues on Great Performances in Hugh Laurie: Let Them Talk, a personal odyssey for Laurie and a journey into the heart of New Orleans and its rich musical tradition.
The show features intimate performances and rehearsals with blues legends Allen Toussaint and Irma Thomas, along with fellow Brit, iconic singer Sir Tom Jones. Songs performed include “Swanee River,” “You Don’t Know My Mind,” and “John Henry.”
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Hugh Laurie discusses his love of the blues and New Orleans in a behind-the-scenes interview: