Royal Albert Hall
For one matinee and one evening performance only, FOLLIES in Concert makes a spectacular and rare return to the UK. Follies tells the story of the former showgirls of the Ziegfeld Follies, admidst a wealth of well-known songs, including Losing My Mind, Broadway Baby and I'm Still Here. This iconic and much-loved show is being performed in celebration of composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim's 85th birthday this year. Featuring an all-star cast including: Christine Baranski (Into The Woods, The Good Wife, Mamma Mia) Alistair Brammer (Miss Saigon, War Horse) Anita Dobson (EastEnders, Chicago) Alex Hanson (Stephen Ward the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar) Anita Harris (Carry On films, CATS) Ruthie Henshall (Chicago - original Roxy, Les Misérables) Roy Hudd (Oliver! - Fagin, Coronation Street, Good Old Days) Lorna Luft (Grease 2, FOLLIES, White Christmas) Charlotte Page (Pygmalion, Phantom of the Opera, Follies) Laura Pitt-Pulford (The Sound of Music, The Light Princess) Peter Polycarpou (Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon) Stefanie Powers (Hart to Hart, The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.) Amy Ellen Richardson (Singin' in the Rain, Merrily We Roll Along, Les Miserables) Russell Watson (the UK’s best-selling classical artist, winner of four Classical BRIT awards) and Betty Buckley (Sunset Boulevard, Cats, Triumph of Love) FOLLIES in Concert will be directed by Craig Revel Horwood (Strictly Come Dancing), choreographed by Andrew Wright, conducted by Gareth Valentine and supported by the City of London Philharmonic Orchestra.