Celebrating the great choreographers of stage and screen with music including from West Side Story, Sweet Charity, White Christmas, Saturday Night Fever, Dirty Dancing and Top Hat.
'Friday Night Is Music Night' celebrates the Dance Masters of stage and screen. From Gene Kelly to Bob Fosse, Busby Berkeley to Gillian Lynne, Hermes Pan to Tommy Tune! In the words of the Johnny Mercer Harold Arlen song, these are choreographers who have left their 'footsteps on the sands of rhythm and rhyme' ... Featuring three leading West End stars - Michael Xavier (Showboat) Stephen Ashfield (Book of Mormon ) and Louise Dearman (Wicked). Broadway maestro Larry Blank conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with music from West Side Story, Sweet Charity, White Christmas, Saturday Night Fever, Cats, Dirty Dancing, Top Hat and many more ...
First broadcast in November 2015.