Program News

MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES - 29th November - "Walking Happy"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 29th November at 9 p.m. will feature a 50th Anniversary tribute to James Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn's Walking Happy, (based on the play Hobson's Choice by Harold Brighouse), from the 1966 original Broadway cast recording starring Norman Wisdom, Louise Troy and George Rose, with Ed Bakey, Gordon Dilworth, Gretchen Van Aken and Sharon Dierking.

This will be preceded by an introduction to the musical (via Skype) from New York-based theatre critic and Internet columnist - Peter Filichia.

The remainder of the broadcast will feature a selection of songs from Van Heusen and Cahn's film score for Robin and the 7 Hoods, from the 1964 soundtrack recording starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jnr. and Bing Crosby with Peter Falk