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MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES - 8th November - "Bells Are Ringing"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 8th November at 9 p.m. will feature a 60th Anniversary tribute to Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green's Bells Are Ringing, from the 1956 original Broadway cast recording starring Judy Holliday with Sydney Chaplin, Jean Stapleton, Eddie Lawrence and Peter Gennaro; plus additional songs from the 1960 MGM film soundtrack with Dean Martin, Judy Holliday and Hal Linden.

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 highlights from Styne, Comden and Green's revue Two on the Aisle, from 1951 original Broadway cast recording starring Bert Lahr and Dolores Gray with Kathryne Mylroie and Fred Bryan.