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MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES - 20th September - "Jorrocks"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 20th September at 9 p.m. will pay a 50th Anniversary tribute to David Heneker's Jorrocks, (based on the novels of R. S. Surtees), from the original 1966 London cast recording starring Joss Ackland, Paul Eddington, Willoughby Goddard and Thelma Ruby, with Cheryl Kennedy, Bernard Lloyd, Peter Whitbread, Michael Malnick and Richard Stilgoe.

This will be preceded by an introduction to the musical (via Skype) from London-based musical theatre historian, archivist and author - Rex Bunnett.

The broadcast will conclude with song selections from David Heneker's Half a Sixpence, (based on the novel "Kipps" by H.G. Wells), from the original 1963 London cast recording starring Tommy Steele, Marti Webb, Anna Barry and James Grout.