Graham Bickley – ‘Friday Night Is Music Night’, tonight on BBC Radio 2.

Date - 16 October, 2015, All News Musical Theatre Radio

Graham Bickley stars in tonight’s Friday Night is Music Night at 8pm on BBC Radio 2.

It celebrates the master musician and arranger – Nelson Riddle. Graham Bickley, Clare Teal and Curtis Stigers will present his story and sing an extraordinary selection of songs arranged by Riddle for the likes of Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat ‘King’ Cole, Judy Garland and many, many more.

The BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Richard Balcombe are joined by the BBC Big Band in a unique and rare collaboration, recorded at London’s Hackney Empire.

Among the songs:- The Folks Who Live on the Hill; Let’s Face the Music And Dance; Night and Day, Dance Ballerina Dance; I’ve Got the World On A String; Mona Lisa; and Get Happy.

Tune in tonight at 8pm on BBC Radio 2.

Overview

Graham Bickley is one of the West End's most celebrated leading men boasting an impressive list of stage credits leading the London casts of Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Sunset Boulevard and Ragtime for which he was nominated for Best Actor at the Olivier Awards and Best Actor at the Whats On Stage Awards.

Further to his stage work, Graham has entertained a successful television career playing series regular, Joey Boswell in the popular BBC comedy, Bread.

Graham regularly features as a soloist in various concerts and galas and also acts as producer for GRB concerts who devise, programme, orchestrate and cast concert programmes for orchestras in the UK and abroad.

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