About this event
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.