Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 16th Sept - "Maggie May"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 16th September at 9 p.m. will feature a 50th Anniversary tribute to Lionel Bart's Maggie May, from the original 1964 London cast recording starring Rachel Roberts, Kenneth Haigh, Barry Humphries, Michael Forrest, Billy Boyle, Diana Quiseekay, Paul Farrell, John Junkin, Fred Evans and Andrew Keir.

This will be preceded by an introduction to the musical, ('live' via telephone from London), by British Musical Theatre historian, archivist and author - Rex Bunnett.

And will be followed by song selections from the 1967 demo cast recording of Lionel Bart's score for La Strada (The Road), (based on the film by Fellini), featuring Madeline Bell and The Michael Sammes Singers.