Lyrics By Don Black

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BBC Radio 2 marks the seventieth birthday of lyricist Don Black with a concert at London's Palladium Theatre where a glittering cast assembles to celebrate the Oscar-winner's incredible back catalogue.

Michael Parkinson introduces performances by Jonathan Ansell, Gary Barlow, Elkie Brooks, Phil Campbell, Craig David, Maria Friedman, Raza Jaffrey, Michel LeGrand, Joe Longthorne, Lee Mead, Ryan Molloy (Jersey Boys), Mica Paris, Matt Rawle (star of West End musical Zorro), Marti Webb and Hayley Westenra. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra leads the festivities, with musical director Mike Dixon and guest conductor David Arnold.