For those who are interested, Rob’s next “Musical Theatre Melodies” broadcast on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, 8th July will feature a 40th Anniversary tribute to the Mermaid Theatre’s City of London Festival production of the musical revue COLE, (an entertainment based on the words and music of Cole Porter), from the 1974 original “live” London cast recording starring Ray Cornell, Lucy Fenwick, Peter Gale, Julia McKenzie, Kenneth Nelson, Elizabeth Power, Angela Richards, Una Stubbs and Australians – Rod McLennan and Bill Kerr.
This will be preceded by an introduction to the revue, (‘live’ via telephone from London), by British Musical Theatre historian, archivist and author* – Rex Bunnett.
* Details on Rex’s current activities may be found on Overtures – The Bunnett-Muir Musical Theatre Archive Trust website at http://overtures.org.uk/
The broadcast will go “to air” between 9 – 11 p.m. EST local Melbourne time; (= 12 noon – 2 p.m. BST in Britain; = 11 p.m. – 1 a.m. NZST; = 7 – 9 a.m. EDT New York time; = 4 – 6 a.m. PDT Los Angeles time.)
For those listening in via the Internet on 96.5 Inner FM’s website the new webpage link for the Inner FM Web Radio player is http://right-click.com.au/rcPlayer/index.php?c=innerfm or go to the Inner FM homepage at www.innerfm.org.au and follow the links.