THE NATION'S NUMBER ONE!
After six months of voting, Elaine finally revealed which show you voted as the Nation's Number One Essential Musical.
NUMBER TWO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Andrew Lloyd Webber's interpretation of the classic French tale by Gaston Leroux.
NUMBER THREE: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
A classic MGM musical starring Howard Keel and written by Saul Chaplin, Gene de Paul, and Johnny Mercer.
NUMBER FOUR: THE KING AND I
Based on the story of Anna Leonowens, governess to the children of the King of Siam. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein.
NUMBER FIVE: SUNSET BOULEVARD
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's version of the tale of faded Hollywood star Norma Desmond.
NUMBER SIX: EVITA
Based on the true story of Eva Peron, written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
NUMBER SEVEN: CHESS
Featuring the international hit 'I Know Him So Well'. Written by Tim Rice, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson.
NUMBER EIGHT: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
Richard O'Brien's camp, cult show, famous for its fishnets! (remember Jeremy Vine on Children In Need?!)
NUMBER NINE: FOLLIES
A reunion in a crumbling Broadway theatre for past members of the Weismann Follies. Written by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman.
NUMBER TEN: HAIR
The American tribal love rock musical with full frontal nudity! Written by James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot.