Celebrities will perform iconic musical theatre tracks in new ITV show All Star Musicals tonight.
West End legend Michael Crawford will guide the celebs who will bring an all singing, all dancing musical theatre extravaganza to ITV this Christmas.
Hosted by Freddie Flintoff, All Star Musicals will feature a cast of famous faces who will each perform an iconic number from a hit musical at the legendary Palladium Theatre in London’s West End.
All Star Musicals cast and line up
Those taking part are Sir Tony Robinson, Denise Lewis OBE, Nicky Campbell, Sally Phillips, Lucy Fallon, Michael Parr and Rebecca Front.
Selected based upon their stand out performance skills, they’ll train with some of the West End’s most seasoned performers as they get to grips with their chosen song.
They will then debut their number – supported by a sensational chorus line – to a packed house at the London Palladium.
Along the way they will be guided by one of Britain’s best loved musical stars Michael Crawford, who will be on hand to offer guidance, advice and encouragement ahead of their big performance. With both Tony and Olivier awards to his name, Michael has amassed a West End career spanning five decades.
Presenter Freddie Flintoff will soon himself be no stranger to the stage, as he will be making his debut in Fat Friends the musical later this year.
The show will feature numbers from a range of famous musicals, including Chicago, Evita and Guys and Dolls, with the theatre audience deciding at the end of the night whose performance wowed them the most.
Siobhan Greene, Head of Entertainment Commissioning for ITV, said “All Star Musicals is going to be the ultimate night out, in. I am so excited that Michael Crawford has agreed to take part and with Freddie Flintoff hosting too, the viewers have a real treat in store, with our fabulous cast performing in some truly iconic musical numbers.”
All Star Musicals airs tonight on Christmas Eve, December 24 at 6:40PM on ITV.