My Top 5 Showtunes: Hannah Grover

The actress picks the musical numbers she can’t live without

(© Libby Christensen)

Hannah Grover is currently starring in Richard O'Brien's The Stripper at St James Studio. Her previous theatre credits include Mamma Mia!, Legally Blonde and The Toxic Avenger.

We caught up with Hannah and asked her: "If you were stranded on a desert island which five showtunes could you not live without?"

5."Everybody Says Don't" from Anyone Can Whistle

The first time I heard this song was my first discovery of Stephen Sondheim. A big day all in all.

4."Planning My Big Exit" from The Stripper

Our version at the St James is a million miles away from the one you'll find on YouTube. A five-piece jazz band and a girl in a smokey spotlight performing her final song.

3."See I'm Smiling" from The Last Five Years

This CD lives in my car and I listen to this song on repeat. I think it's heartbreaking. I'm producing and performing in this show in Germany in October.

2."Steal Your Rock and Roll" from Memphis

When everything kicks in this is the happiest song in the world. David Bryan is a bloody great bloke who knows how to party. You can hear it in this song.

1."Every Time We Say Goodbye" from Seven Lively Arts

In fact any song Cole Porter wrote. Cole porter was only 5'6, fun fact.