Celebrating The Musical

A collage of previously broadcast material celebrating an ever-popular musical genre.

Featuring:

8.04pm Front Row.

8.31pm Opening Nights - West Side Story.

Russell Davies recalls the opening of Leonard Bernstein's magnum opus.

9.04pm The Real History of Opera: Porgy and Bess - Huw Edwards uncovers the history and social context behind George Gershwin's revolutionary work.

9.32pm The Anatomy of the Musical: Opening Numbers - With Russell Davies.

10.03pm The Hills Are Alive - Mark Kermode celebrates the screen version of The Sound of Music.

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A collage of previously broadcast material celebrating an ever-popular musical genre.

Featuring:

8.04pm Front Row.

8.31pm Opening Nights - West Side Story.

Russell Davies recalls the opening of Leonard Bernstein's magnum opus.

9.04pm The Real History of Opera: Porgy and Bess - Huw Edwards uncovers the history and social context behind George Gershwin's revolutionary work.

9.32pm The Anatomy of the Musical: Opening Numbers - With Russell Davies.

10.03pm The Hills Are Alive - Mark Kermode celebrates the screen version of The Sound of Music.