Phillip Schofield is back on stage for the first time in 17 years and will host a UK concert tour from 21-24th April, entitled The Knights of Music, visiting stages in Cardiff, Ipswich, Northampton and Southampton.
The Knights of Music is a celebration of the legendary knights of the entertainment industry who have transformed the face of music, film and theatre throughout the ages.
The knights include: Sir Elton John, Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Sir Cliff Richard, Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Paul McCartney and The Beatles, Sir Cameron Mackintosh, Sir Tim Rice, Sir Mick Jagger, Sir Bob Geldof, Bono and newly knighted Sir Van Morrison.
Directed by award winning Gary Lloyd, THRILLER LIVE! The Michael Jackson Musical, CARRIE the Musical, 20TH CENTURY BOY, THE GENIUS OF RAY CHARLES, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.
Starring top West End talent including: Danielle Hope – Won the BBC’s OVER THE RAINBOW, Dorothy THE WIZARD OF OZ, London Palladium, Eponine LES MISERABLES, Narrator JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT and Maria Rainer THE SOUND OF MUSIC (National Tour).
Liam Doyle – Winning of GMTV’s newcomer to play Troy in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, Link Larkin in HAIRSPRAY, Eddie in MAMMA MIA, Fiyero in WICKED, Sam in GHOST.
Hannah Grover – Eva Peron in EVITA, Molly Jensen in GHOST, Narrator JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT, also appeared in LEGALLY BLONDE and MAMMA MIA
Andy Coxon – Barry in BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical, Pablo in SISTER ACT, Montparnasse & Understudy Marius in LES MISERABLES, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, EVITA. Film: Ensemble Student in LES MISERABLES (Working Title),
Emily Jane Brooks – THE CANERVILLE GHOST, Rosemary Ashe ME AND MY GIRL, CRAZY FOR YOU, A SLICE OF SATURDAY NIGHT, THE SONGS THAT WON THE WAR.
Simon Schofield – Frankie Valli in NEW JERSEY NIGHTS, played Rolf in ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC’, Joseph in ‘JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT, LES MISERABLES.
The Knights Of Music UK TOUR Trailer
With a live on stage band, musical numbers will include: ‘I’m Still Standing’, ‘Rocket Man’ (Elton John), ‘Twist And Shout’, ‘Hey Jude’ (The Beatles), ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ (Les Miserables), ‘Do You Want To Dance’ (Cliff Richard), ‘It’s Not Unusual’ (Tom Jones), ‘Close Every Door’ (Joseph) and ‘Satisfaction’ (Mick Jagger).
Phillip Schofield said: “I’m so thrilled to be hosting The Knights of Music. It promises to be a great night of music and surprises. It’s been quite a while since I’ve appeared on stage so I’m really looking forward to a great evening.”
Schofield, who currently presents ITV’s This Morning, previously starred in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium, as well as the UK tour of Dr Dolittle.
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