On Friday 16 December at 8:00 PM on BBC Radio 2 John Barrowman hosts an evening of Disney’s Broadway Hits from the Royal Albert Hall.
An all star cast from Broadway including Scarlet Strallen, Ashley Brown, Joshua Strickland, Alton Fitzgerald White, Merle Dandridge, together with the London cast of Aladdin, sing songs from ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘Mary Poppins’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘Tarzan’, ‘Aida’, ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ and many more, including the Tony Award winning ‘Newsies’.
The concert also features a special guest appearance by one of Disney’s masters of music, the musical theatre and film composer – Alan Menken (Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Little Shop of Horrors, Tangled, Hercules).
The show was recorded at the Royal Albert Hall on 23 October 2016 with the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Keith Lockhart.
The show will be available to listen again after the broadcast from the BBC website.