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MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES - 6th June - "Free as Air"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 6th June at 9 p.m. will feature a 60th Anniversary tribute to Julian Slade and Dorothy Reynold's Free as Air, from the 1957 original London cast recording starring Patricia Bredin, Gillian Lewis, John Trevor, Gerald Harper, Josephine Tewson, Dorothy Reynolds, Michael Aldridge and Howard Goorney.

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

The remainder of the broadcast will feature selections from the 1980 album Looking For a Piano - Julian Slade, featuring the composer - lyricist performing songs from his own shows.