BBC Concert Orchestra
24 Feb 2016, Hackney Empire
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Friday Night is Music Night Friday Night is Music Night: Fabulous Films of the Fifties

BBC Concert Orchestra
Friday Night is Music Night: Fabulous Films of the Fifties
19:30 Wed 24 Feb 2016 Hackney Empire
As part of BBC Music's My Generation, Friday Night Is Music Night presents a special edition celebrating the fabulous film scores of the Fifties
As part of BBC Music's My Generation, Friday Night Is Music Night presents a special edition celebrating the fabulous film scores of the Fifties

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As part of BBC Music's My Generation, Friday Night Is Music Night presents a special edition celebrating the fabulous film scores of the Fifties.

Among the movies: Ben Hur, The Bridge on the River Kwai and Singin' in the Rain. Among the songs: Who Wants To be A Millionaire? from High Society; The Deadwood Stage from Calamity Jane and Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend from the Marilyn Monroe classic Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

Jazz singer Joe Stilgoe and West End star Louise Dearman join BBC Radio 2's Sound of the Fifties presenter Leo Green and the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Michael England.