“Musical Theatre Melodies” to be broadcast on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, 30th January will feature a 50th Anniversary tribute to Jule Styne and E.Y. Harburg’s “Darling of the Day”, (based on Arnold Bennett’s “Buried Alive”), from the 1968 original Broadway cast recording starring Vincent Price and Patricia Routledge with Peter Woodthorpe, Brenda Forbes, Teddy Green, Mitchell Jason, Marc Jordan and Charles Welch. Read more here – http://overtures.org.uk/?p=14799 . This will be introduced by New York-based theatre critic and Internet columnist* – Peter Filichia.
The programme will conclude with selections from the 1973 recital album “Presenting Patrica Routledge” featuring songs by Rodgers and Hart, Jones and Schmidt, Ivor Novello, Noel Coward and Cole Porter. Read more about Dame Patricia Routledge here: – http://overtures.org.uk/?p=14554
The broadcast will go “to air” between 9 – 11 p.m. EDT local Melbourne time; (= 10 a.m. – 12 noon GMT in Britain; = 11 p.m. – 1 a.m. NZDT; = 5 – 7 a.m. EST New York time; = 2 – 4 a.m. PST Los Angeles time.)