Friday Night Is Music Night Celebrates Bill Kenwright
Bill Kenwright is honoured with a Friday Night Is Music Night special on 3 June which will celebrate his 50 years in show business. Recorded at the London Palladium, this special concert hosted by Don Black will feature performances from Kiki Dee (Blood Brothers), Marti Pellow (Jekyll and Hyde), Martin Shaw and Simon Bowman (Are You Lonesome Tonight), Madelena Alberto (Evita), Kris Harding (Starlight Express), Joe McElderry (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Danielle Hope (The Sound of Music), John Partridge (La Cage Aux Folles), Glenn Carter (Jesus Christ Superstar) and Tommy Steele (Scrooge). All performances will be accompanied by the 60 piece BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Mike Reed.
Bill says: “I’m really humbled that Radio 2 should honour me in this way – it’s going to be a lovely night.”
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