Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 4th Nov - "Fanny"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 4th November at 9 p.m. will feature a 60th Anniversary tribute to Harold Rome's Fanny, (based on the Marseilles trilogy of Marcel Pagnol), from the original 1954 Broadway cast recording starring Ezio Pinza, Walter Slezak, William Tabbert and Florence Henderson, with Edna Preston, Gerald Price, Lloyd Reese, Nejla Ates and Mohammed el Bakkar.

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 vocal selections by Ezio Pinza, William Tabbert and Florence Henderson from other Broadway musicals, including South Pacific, Oklahoma!, Carousel, The Firefly, Knickerbocker Holiday and The Girl Who Came to Supper.