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With Bob Avian, choreographer of A Chorus Line

1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 17 February 2013

The first lady of musical theatre Elaine Paige with a show jam-packed full of your favourite musical and movie tunes. Featuring EP's OST of the Week, your Break A Legs and the Big Ballard.
Plus Elaine's special guest is double Tony Award winning choreographer whose career has seen him have great success both on Broadway and the West End.
Bob Avian began his life in musical theatre as a dancer over fifty years ago, appearing in shows such as West Side Story and Funny Girl, before meeting Michael Bennett with whom he would collaborate for the next twenty five years on productions including Company, Follies and Twigs, before achieving worldwide acclaim with the ground-breaking A Chorus Line, which resulted in his first Tony.
In recent years he's worked extensively in London, originating Dreamgirls, providing the musical staging for Miss Saigon and choreographing The Witches of Eastwick.
He's now in the director's chair for the London transfer of the Broadway Production of A Chorus Line which is at the Palladium.

Music Played

18 items
  • Image for Judy Garland

    Judy Garland Get Happy

    Judy Garland In Hollywood Her Greatest Movie Hits, RHINO, R2-75292

  • Image for Original Cast (snow White)

    Original Cast (snow White) Whistle While You Work

    Disney's Hit Singles And More!, WALT DISNEY RECORDS, WD-115632

  • Image for James McConville/Imelda Staunton

    James McConville/Imelda Staunton Not While I'm Around

    Sweeney Todd: The 2012 London Cast Album, FIRST NIGHT, CASTCD 113

  • Image for Julie Andrews and Richard Burton

    Julie Andrews and Richard Burton What Do The Simple Folk Do?

    Camelot, Sony BMG Music, 24782246

  • Image for Richard Clayderman

    Richard Clayderman West Side Story Medley

    The Very Best Of Richard Clayderman, DECCA, 828-336 2

  • Image for The Cast Of Glee

    The Cast Of Glee Dreams

    Glee The Music volume 6, sony columbia, 88697898112

  • Image for Doris Day

    Doris Day A Woman's Touch

    Calamity Jane / The Pjama Game, CBS, 4676-102

  • Image for Andrea Bocelli & Chris Botti

    Andrea Bocelli & Chris Botti When I Fall In Love

    Passione, Decca, B00AG6Z92C

  • Image for Julia McKenzie

    Julia McKenzie Adelaide's Lament

    Guys And Dolls, CHRYSALIS, CDL-1388

  • Image for Bing Crosby

    Bing Crosby A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

    Crooners, Music Club, MCCD-104

  • Image for David Easter

    David Easter Song Of The King

  • Image for Shorty Long, Alan Gilbert, John Henson & Roy Lazarus

    Shorty Long, Alan Gilbert, John Henson & Roy Lazarus Standing On the Corner

    The Essential Broadway, Masterworks Broadway, 82876-80319 2

  • Image for Chorus Line Cast

    Chorus Line Cast What I Did For Love

    A Chorus Line: The New Broadway Cast Recording, Sony Classical, 20389295

  • Image for Jennifer Holliday

    Jennifer Holliday I Am Changing

    Best Of Jennifer Holliday, Geffen, 15475578

  • Image for Miss Saigon - Original London Cast

    Miss Saigon - Original London Cast I'd Give My life For You

    The Golden Musical Collection, PMF, 11300754

  • Image for Dorothy Collins

    Dorothy Collins Losing My Mind

    Follies: Original Broadway Cast, CAPITOL, CDP-7920942

  • Image for A Chorus Line Cast

    A Chorus Line Cast One (Reprise)/Finale

    A Chorus Line (New Cast Recording), MASTERWORKS BROADWAY, 82876-897852

  • Image for Michael Bublé

    Michael Bublé Come Fly With Me

    Michael Buble, 143/REPRISE, 9362-48916 2


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