The National Lottery's Big Night of Musicals returns to Manchester's AO Arena on 27 February, following its success last year.

Hosted by Jason Manford, the televised concert will once again celebrate shows performing up and down the country, with performances anticipated from the casts of We Will Rock You, Wicked, Matilda The Musical, Disney's Newsies, Shrek the Musical UK tour, SIX the Musical, Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations, The Bodyguard The Musical and Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I. Michael Ball will also perform a number from the upcoming West End revival of Aspects of Love.

Tickets for The National Lottery's Big Night of Musicals are available, free of charge, from 10am tomorrow (26 January)