An Evening with Ivor Novello

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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

In the 1930s, Ivor Novello wrote a string of musicals that saved Drury Lane from closure and kept the cash tills ringing throughout the 40s and early 50s. This Prom features time-honoured favourites, such as We'll Gather Lilacs, in a tribute to Novello - playwright, composer, actor and silent movie star. Narrated by Simon Callow on stage, with Sir Mark Elder conducting the Hallé, and soloists Toby Spence and Sophie Bevan.

Credits

Presenter
Katie Derham
Conductor
Mark Elder
Orchestra
Halle
Narrator
Simon Callow
Performer
Toby Spence

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