Tonight (25 March) is the Big Night of Musicals night. The event will be shown on BBC One at 7.50 pm before being available on BBC iPlayer.


Filmed at Manchester's AO Arena last month, the concert will feature performances from West End and UK touring stage productions and will run for 90 minutes.


Hosted by Jason Manford, the evening will include performances from Brenda Edwards and the cast of We Will Rock You UK, a medley from Matilda The Musical featuring Lauren Byrne and cast, Helen George and Darren Lee performing ‘Shall We Dance’ from The King and I UK, the Queens from SIX perform ‘Haus of Holbein’ and ‘Six’, Nathania Ong performs ‘On My Own’ from Les Miserables - Musical, Antony Lawrence, Joanne Clifton and Brandon Lee Sears perform ‘I'm A Believer’ from the upcoming SHREK UK TOUR, Bronté Barbé and the cast of Newsies UK perform ‘King of New York’, Melody Thornton performs ‘I Will Always Love You’ from The Bodyguard - Musical, the cast of Ain't Too Proud UK perform a medley ahead of their West End opening, Laura Pick performs ‘Defying Gravity’ from Wicked UK, the cast of Hamilton West End perform ‘My Shot’, Michael Ball OBE performs ‘Love Changes Everything’ from Aspects Of Love, and the cast of MAMMA MIA! perform ‘Mamma Mia’/’Dancing Queen’.


Jason Manford, Flash Musicals and Pendleton Choir also perform ‘From Now On’ from The Greatest Showman, plus there will be a special behind-the-scenes look at Heathers - The Musical and an appearance from Andrew Lloyd Webber.