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The Queen's Birthday Party

A celebration concert for Her Majesty the Queen's 92nd birthday, taking place at the Royal Albert Hall in London and attended by HM the Queen and members of the royal family.

A celebration concert for Her Majesty the Queen's 92nd birthday, taking place at the Royal Albert Hall in London and attended by HM the Queen and members of the Royal Family. Alongside contemporary hits, there are songs from classic musicals, swing favourites and much more.

Performers include Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Sting and Shaggy. Also on the show are Shawn Mendes, South African vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Anne-Marie, Craig David, Jamie Cullum, Donel Mangena, Laura Mvula and the Dhol Foundation, led by Johnny Kalsi.

Performing songs from the likes of Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady and Top Hat are Luke Evans, Tom Chambers and Helen George. Alfie Boe celebrates the sound of Benny Goodman and the swing era, and there is a celebration of the music of the legendary ukulele maestro George Formby, featuring 40 players from the George Formby Society.

Many of the performers are accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by musical director Steve Sidwell.

1 hour, 40 minutes

Last on

Sat 21 Apr 2018 20:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:17

    Gordon Macrae, Jay Blackton

    Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'

  • 00:29

    George Formby

    With My Little Stick Of Blackpool Rock

  • 00:38

    Joseph Haydn

    Finale: Trumpet Concerto

  • 00:52

    Daughter

    Youth

  • 01:16

    Craig David

    Fill Me In

  • 01:18

    Craig David

    7 Days

  • 01:26

    Julie Andrews, Original Soundtrack

    I Could Have Danced All Night (Album Version)

  • 01:31

    Shaggy

    Boombastic

  • 01:36

    Ben Foster, Jackie Evancho

    What A Wonderful World

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer Tom Jones
Performer Kylie Minogue
Performer Sting
Performer Shaggy
Performer Shawn Mendes
Music Group Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Performer Anne-Marie
Performer Craig David
Performer Jamie Cullum
Performer Donel Mangena
Performer Laura Mvula
Music Group The Dhol Foundation
Performer Luke Evans
Performer Tom Chambers
Performer Helen George
Performer Alfie Boe
Music Group George Formby Society
Orchestra BBC Concert Orchestra
Music Director Steve Sidwell
Editor Claire Popplewell
Executive Producer Alison Howe
Director Simon Staffurth

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