Paul O'Grady's 100 Years of Movie Musicals

Paul O'Grady's 100 Years of Movie Musicals

Series 1

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Review

If you fancy spending “an evening wallowing in a century’s worth of musical fabulousness” with Paul O’Grady then you’d best make a date with your sofa.

O’Grady is taking us through almost 100 years of all-singing all-dancing cinematic delights, featuring singing nuns, flying cars and a man with a memorable black umbrella.

Michaell Ball, Christine Baranski and James Corden are among the talking heads who join him as he charts a century of movie musical joy. Whether you’re a Funny Girl in search of a West Side Story or feeling Les Misérables, this is the one that you want. Ooh ooh ooh, honey!

Summary

Paul explores the history of the genre, from its roots in the early 20th century, through its golden era, and up to the multimillion-dollar industry it has become. Featuring contributions from James Corden, Michael Ball, Michael York, Joel Grey, Sheila Hancock, Benny Andersson and Scott Baio, and the directors and stars of Les Misérables discuss singing the whole score live on set.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Paul O'Grady
Contributor James Corden
Contributor Michael Ball
Contributor Michael York
Contributor Joel Grey
Contributor Sheila Hancock
Contributor Benny Andersson
Contributor Scott Baio
Director Jill Cumberbatch
Executive Producer Juliet Rice
Producer Jill Cumberbatch
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