Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 8th April - "Sugar"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 8th April at 9 p.m. will feature Jule Styne and Bob Merrill's Sugar, (based on the screenplay "Some Like it Hot" by Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond), from the original 1972 Broadway cast recording starring Robert Morse, Tony Roberts, Cyril Ritchard, Elaine Joyce and Sheila Smith.

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 further selection of songs from Act 2 of 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.