Monday, November 24

Scarlett Strallen & Michael Xavier Radio 2 Christmas Special Concert

BBC's Radio 2 Friday Night is Music Night is presenting  a Christmas spectacular of  music on Friday 19th December at 8:00 pm , featuring poetry and readings with Jeremy Vine presenting an all star cast including actors Dervla Kirwan (Injustice; Ballykissangel) David Harewood (Homeland); West End stars Scarlett Strallen (Candide; A Chorus Line) and Michael Xavier (The Pajama Game; The Sound Of Music) with Mike Dixon conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra  with a 16 voice choir from the Royal Academy of Music.

The  Christmas Special programme of music  features favourites including  'White Christmas', 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas', and 'The Christmas Song', together with classical favourites Prokofiev's 'Troika' and Victor Healy Hutchinson's arrangement of 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen' from his Carol Symphony. With poetry and prose from Dickens to Dylan to Benjamin Zephaniah. 

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