Angela Lansbury delights fans with surprise performance of Beauty and the Beast

The Murder She Wrote actress took to the stage to once again take up her role as Mrs Potts

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Beauty and the Beast just got the best birthday present ever: Angela Lansbury. No, she didn’t jump out of a cake, nor was she unwrapped from an Angela-Lansbury-sized box. But she did turn up on stage for a Disney singsong. 

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Yes, for the special screening for the 25th-Anniversary Edition of the Disney classic, Lansbury, now 90-years-old, revived her role as Mrs Potts by singing the Oscar-winning titular tune.

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We’ll just have to wait and see whether the live-action remake starring Emma Watson as heroine Belle and Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens as the Beast can cause the same reaction next year.