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Tim Rice A Life in Song

Celebrating the life and career of one of Britain’s greatest lyricists Sir Tim Rice with the BBC Concert Orchestra and guest artists tba. Hosted by Michael Grade

This show, hosted by Michael Grade and featuring an array of very special guests artists celebrates the work of  one of the world’s greatest songwriters, Sir Tim Rice. The concert will highlight the work and colossal impact Tim Rice has had from stage to screen. From The Lion King, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar to James Bond and beyond, you’ll hear  his most renowned songs performed live accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Mike Dixon.

As part of this concert, multiple-Oscar winner Tim Rice will also be in conversation with Michael Grade about his life and career, the composers he has worked with and anecdotes about how some of the songs came to life. A truly unique evening where you’ll not only hear fabulous songs but also get the chance to step into the life and mind of one of the world’s most most and iconic songwriters. The show is also being filmed by the BBC for broadcast at a later date.

Songs from Jesus Christ Superstar

Evita (Don’t cry For me Argentina, You Must Love Me)

The Lion King (Can you feel the Love Tonight,Circle of Life

Aladdin ( A whole new World)

Songs from Beauty and the Beast

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

All Time High from Octopussy

Chess (One Night in Bangkok, I Know Him So Well)

And many many more!

On stage interview with Sir Tim Rice

Guests artists include: Alexander Armstrong, Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Claire Teal, Cynthia Arivo, David Arnold, Diana Vickers, Frances Ruffelle, Gemma Arterton, James Fox, Julian Overden, Laura Mvula, Rick Wakeman, Rob BRydon, Robert Lonsdale, Roger Daltrey, Rufus Wainwright, Seth Lakeman, Siubham Harrison, Sophis Ellis-Bextor, Tim Minchin, Tom Chaplin and Urban Voice Collective.

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