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Warwick Davis celebrates The Wizard of Oz, with Rebecca Trehearn as Dorothy, Joe Stilgoe as Scarecrow, Hadley Fraser as Tin Man and Trevor Dion Nicholas as Cowardly Lion.

We’re off to see the Wizard! Friday Night Is Music Night celebrates the 80th anniversary of the MGM classic, ‘The Wizard of Oz. ’ A stellar cast includes the Olivier award winning Rebecca Trehearn as Dorothy; the singer songwriter Joe Stilgoe as The Scarecrow; West End leads Hadley Fraser as The Tin Man and Trevor Dion Nicholas as the Cowardly Lion; and fresh from her award winning performance in ‘Caroline Or Change’, Sharon D. Clarke. The concert also features music from ‘Wicked’, and the Diana Ross starring movie ‘The Wiz’ – all inspired by Frank L. Baum’s original Oz stories. For the first time on Radio 2, the actor Warwick Davis (Star Wars, Willow, Harry Potter) will present the concert. Music includes ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’, ‘Follow the Yellow Brick Road’, ‘Ease On Down the Road’, ‘The Wizard and I’ and more! With the sixty piece BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Broadway maestro Larry Blank.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • BBC Concert Orchestra

    Wizard Of Oz Entr'acte / You're Out Of The Woods (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Rebecca Trehearn; BBC Concert Orchestra

    Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Hadley Fraser; BBC Concert Orchestra

    Button Up Overcoat (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Joe Stilgoe

    There's A Small Hotel (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Trevor Dion Nicholas; BBC Concert Orchestra

    You're The Cream In My Coffee (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • BBC Concert Orchestra

    Cyclone (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Rebecca Trehearn; Hadley Fraser; Joe Stilgoe; Trevor Dion Nicholas; Capital Voices; BBC Concert Orchestra

    Follow The Yellow Brick Road / We're Off To See The Wizard (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Trevor Dion Nicholas; BBC Concert Orchestra

    King Of The Forest / Courage (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Rebecca Trehearn; BBC Concert Orchestra

    The Wizard And I (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Sharon D Clarke; Trevor Dion Nicholas; BBC Concert Orchestra

    Ease On Down The Road (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Sharon D Clarke; BBC Concert Orchestra

    Home (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Sharon D Clarke; Capital Voices; BBC Concert Orchestra

    Don't Nobody Bring Me No Bad News (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Joe Stilgoe; Trevor Dion Nicholas; Hadley Fraser; BBC Concert Orchestra

    If Only I Had A Brain/Heart/Nerve (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Rebecca Trehearn; Hadley Fraser; Joe Stilgoe; Trevor Dion Nicholas; BBC Concert Orchestra

    The Jitterbug (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Rebecca Trehearn; BBC Concert Orchestra

    Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • BBC Concert Orchestra

    Night On A Bare Mountain (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Joe Stilgoe; BBC Concert Orchestra

    One In Love With Amy (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Rebecca Trehearn; Hadley Fraser; Joe Stilgoe; Trevor Dion Nicholas; Capital Voices; BBC Concert Orchestra

    The Merry Old Land Of Oz (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Rebecca Trehearn; Sharon D Clarke; BBC Concert Orchestra

    For Good (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Rebecca Trehearn; Hadley Fraser; Joe Stilgoe; Trevor Dion Nicholas; Capital Voices; BBC Concert Orchestra

    Brand New Day (Friday Night is Music Night)

  • Rebecca Trehearn; BBC Concert Orchestra

    Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Friday Night is Music Night)

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