Simon Callow and Nicholas Parsons to Host THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS - IN CONCERT, July 4 & 5
Following the critically acclaimed sell-out concert, Ivor Novello - The Great British Musical, award-winning Musical Director Ross Leadbeater (formerly of Only Men Aloud) returns to the St James Theatre for a limited 3 performances only on Friday 4th July and Saturday 5th July (2:30 & 7:30) with a new theatrical concert celebrating the best of The Great British Musicals.
Narrated by BBC Radio 4 Just A Minute host Nicholas Parsons CBE (Friday and Saturday Eve) and Stage and Screen legend Simon Callow CBE (Saturday Matinee) this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to enjoy a 'glamorous night' at St James Theatre with Ross Leadbeater and The Novello Singers - a newly established eight-voice musical theatre ensemble.
Further special West End guests to be announced.
The evening celebrates the works of Gilbert and Sullivan, Lionel Monckton, Vivien Ellis, Noel Coward, Ivor Novello, Lionel Bart, Leslie Bricusse and Andrew Lloyd Webber, and features a special First World War centenary tribute to Ivor Novello's 1914 composition 'Keep the Home Fires Burning'.
The Novello Singers include West End performers Rhidian Marc (Les Miserables), Annatt Bass (The Phantom of the Opera) Leigh Rhiannon Coggins,(Pirates of Penzance), Matthew Crowe (South Pacific), Jonathan Broad (West End Men), Lydia Jenkins (Iolanthe) and Victoria Humphreys (The Bakewell Bakeoff).
There is no finer setting for a celebration of these British musical theatre composers than the St James Theatre in the heart of London's new West End.
Friday 4th July @ 7:30pm
Saturday 5th July @ 2:30pm
Saturday 5th July @ 7:30pm
Tickets: £20, £25, £30, £35 (premium)
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