Elaine’s new six-part series celebrating the best of musical theatre begins May 14th on Sky Arts 1 HD. Each episode will combine a mix of performance and interviews with stars from both the West End and Broadway.
- EPISODE ONE – Wednesday, 14 May 2014 @ 8pm
Tonight Elaine opens her new show with her first ever performance of “Magic to Do” from Stephen Schwartz’ Pippin and closes it with “Hymne A L’Amour” (If You love Me) which features in the musical play Piaf. ‘Downton Abbey’ star Julian Ovenden performs a special version of “Something’s Coming” from West Side Story, Olivier Award winner Leigh Zimmerman, sings the classic comic number “Adelaide’s Lament” from Guys and Dolls and multi- award winning choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne talks to Elaine about her work on the ground-breaking Cats. The show also features behind the scenes footage, and personal memories from Elaine drawn from her 50 year career.
‘Elaine Paige – The Ultimate Collection’ featuring Elaine’s GREATEST HITS from her starring roles in musical theatre and three unreleased tracks is released 12 May: http://smarturl.it/elainepaigenewalbum
Above photograph ©2014 BSkyB – left to right: Julian Ovenden, Dame Gillian Lynne, Leigh Zimmerman & Elaine Paige