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The First Lady of the West End, Elaine Paige introduces a selection of the most popular show tunes from five decades of international musicals.

With an appetite for a night out in the company of an epic story set to memorable, hummable music now at fever pitch, The First Lady of the West End; Elaine Paige introduces a selection of the most popular show tunes from five decades of international musicals.

And today it's the "Don't Rain On My Parade Playlist!".

52 minutes

Music Played

  • John Owen-Jones

    Kiss Of The Spider Woman

    • Bring Him Home: A Collection Of Musical Favourites.
    • Sainwales.
    • 8.
  • Faith Prince

    A Bushel And A Peck

    • Guys And Dolls: New Broadway Cast.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 6.
  • Gavin Lee, Kevin Williams, Charlotte Spencer & Harry Stott

    Let's Go Fly A Kite

    • Mary Poppins.
    • First Night.
    • 15.
  • Alysha Umphress

    I Can Cook Too

    • On The Town.
    • PS Classics.
    • 16.
  • Original Broadway Cast of Rocky

    Ain't Down Yet

    • Rocky: Original Broadway Cast Recording.
    • UME Stage.
    • 1.
  • Sally Dexter & And The Company

    It's A Fine Life

    • The 1994 London Palladium Cast Recording.
    • Broadway Angel.
    • 13.
  • Marissa Jaret Winokur & The Original Broadway Ensemble of Hairspray

    Good Morning Baltimore

    • Hairspray: Original Broadway Cast Recording.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Sam Bailey & Nicole Scherzinger

    And I Am Telling You

    • The Power Of Love.
    • Syco Music.
    • 4.
  • Matthew Broderick

    I Believe In You

    • How To Succeed In Business Without Even Trying: New Broadway Cast Recording.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 23.
  • Julia McKenzie

    Broadway Baby

    • Hey, Mr Producer!: The Musical World Of Cameron Mackintosh CD1.
    • Universal Music Group.
    • 16.
  • Leonard John Crofoot

    Bigger Isn't Better

    • Barnum: Original Broadway Cast Recording.
    • Sony/BMG.
    • 11.
  • Barbra Streisand

    Fifty Per Cent

    • Movie Partners Sing Broadway.
    • Columbia.
    • 9.
  • Angela Lansbury & Len Cariou

    By The Sea

    • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street.
    • Masterworks Broadway.
    • 3.
  • Donna Murphy & The Cadets

    Conga!

    • Wonderful Town: The New York Musical.
    • DRG.
    • 11.
  • Michael Ball

    Falling Slowly

    • If Everyone Was Listening....
    • Union Square Music.
    • 15.
  • James Brown

    Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)

    • Polydor.

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