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2 October

2 October

Sounds of Musical Theatre


Michael Balls Past and Present concert will be streamed for free this weekend, under the Shows Must Go On banner. Featuring hits such as Being Alive, The Impossible Dream and more, the show was recorded at the Royal Albert Hall and first released in 2009. Other numbers from the concert include Tell Me Its Not True from Blood Brothers and Empty Chairs at Empty Tables from Les Miserables.

The show is the latest in the series of shows being streamed online as part of The Shows Must Go On. series. Past and Present will be available for 48 hours from 2 October, starting from @ 9am Saturday AEST.

Other titles scheduled for the next few weeks duringThe Greats on Tour feature Alfie Boes Bring Him Home tour show (on 9 October) and Jeff Waynes The War of the Worlds (on 16 October). Due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2021 British arena tour of War of the Worlds was postponed and will now tour from March 2022. Boes concert will feature Matt Lucas, Melanie C and Tom Fletcher.

While free, the channel is asking audiences to make a donation to support the arts during the pandemic. More seasons of content are to be revealed. .

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