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FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT: THE MAGIC OF MUSICALS
May 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
BBC Radio 2 invite you to an evening of greatest hits from the world
of musical theatre. Ed Balls presents as Bramwell Tovey conducts the
BBC Concert Orchestra and special guests Ben Forster and Hannah
Waddingham in a selection of show tunes from the pens of Rodgers and
Hammerstein, Jerry Herman, Lerner and Loewe, Frank Loesser, Stephen
Sondheim and many more.
Friday Night is Music Night was first broadcast in 1953. Its brief was
‘to create a Friday-night show which would help people relax after
the week’s hard work and put them in the right mood for a happy
weekend’. This heady mix of popular works, film music and songs from
the shows has entertained millions of audiences across the globe.
BBC Concert Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey conductor