1000 Voices celebrate 'Best of British' with Bonneville
The event, which has been held annually in the Royal Albert Hall for over a decade in aid of Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, will this year be hosted by Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville.
Having previously celebrated the Broadway Musical, Cy Coleman, Stephen Sondheim, Tim Rice, Kander & Ebb and Trevor Nunn, The Night of 1000 Voices will this year centre around the theme of "Best of British" and include some of the most requested songs from Evita, The Lion King, Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Miserables and Miss Saigon.
The 1000 Voices choir, along with the City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, accompany West End stars: Ricardo Afonso, Daniel Boys, Bonnie Langford, Peter Polycarpou, Clive Rowe, Caroline Sheen, Sally Ann Triplett and 2012 Whatsonstage.com Award Best Solo Performance winner Kerry Ellis.
Newly announced additions to the cast include Chloe Hart (Wicked and Hairspray), Matt Wycliffe (Jersey Boys), Brent Barrett (Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular), Debbie Kurup (Chicago), Lee Ormsby (The Phantom of the Opera tour) and Ian Knauer (By Jeeves on Broadway).
- McKenzie Kramer