Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 1st April - "Henry, Sweet Henry"

Rob Morrison's next next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 1st April at 9 p.m. will feature Bob Merrill's Henry, Sweet Henry, (based upon the novel "The World of Henry Orient" by Nora Johnson), from the original 1967 Broadway cast recording starring Don Ameche, Carol Bruce, Robin Wilson, Neva Small and Alice Playten.

This will be preceded by a 'live' telephone introduction to the musical from New York-based theatre critic and Internet columnist Peter Filichia.

And will be followed by a selection of songs from Jule Styne and Bob Merrill's Prettybelle, (based upon the novel by Jean Arnold), from the 1982 U.S. studio recording featuring members of the original 1971 cast, including Angela Lansbury, Mark Dawson, Peter Lombard, Bert Michaels and Michael Jason.