Sorry, this episode is not currently available

An Evening with Ivor Novello

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.

Release date:

1 hour, 20 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Aug 2012 23:55

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterKatie Derham
ConductorMark Elder
OrchestraHalle
NarratorSimon Callow
PerformerToby Spence

Listen to every Prom on Radio 3

Listen to every Prom on Radio 3

Listen live or catch up