Program News

MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES - 25th April - "Bless the Bride"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 25th April at 9 p.m. will feature a 70th Anniversary tribute to Vivian Ellis and A.P. Herbert's Bless the Bride, from a 1947 BBC radio recording starring the original London cast, including Lizbeth Webb and Georges Guétary, with Betty Paul, Anona Winn, Brian Reece, Eric Fort and Edna Clement.

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

The remainder of the broadcast will feature selections from the original London cast recordings of Ellis and Herbert's Big Ben (1946) and Tough at the Top (1949), together with Ellis's And So to Bed (1951).