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.
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.
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.