Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 10th June - "Doctor Doolittle"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 10th June at 9 p.m. will feature Leslie Bricusse's "Doctor Doolittle", (based on the "Doctor Doolittle" stories by Hugh Lofting), from the original 1967 film soundtrack recording starring Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, William Dix and Richard Attenborough.

This will be preceded by an introduction to the musical, (via telephone from France), by the Academy, Grammy and Ivor Novello Award-winning composer, lyricist, librettist and screenwriter - Leslie Bricusse.

And will be followed by a report on this year's Tony Award winners in the Musical Theatre categories from New York-based theatre critic and Internet columnist Peter Filichia.