Andrew Lloyd Webber will sit in for Elaine Paige on the Olivier Award-winner’s weekly BBC 2 Radio program, “Elaine Paige on Sunday,” this Sunday, January 10, 2016. Lloyd Webber will share songs and secrets from his career and collaborations, the musicals he grew up with, and the shows that have inspired him, from both the West End and Broadway.
The program will air on BBC 2 beginning at 8:00 AM EST / 1:00 PM GMT. US listeners can hear a live stream of the show by visiting: http://www.bbc.co.uk/
Elaine Paige’s collaboration with Andrew Lloyd Webber goes back to 1978 when she originated the role of ‘Eva Perón’ in the world premiere of Evita, winning her the Laurence Olivier Award for “Performance of the Year in a Musical.” She went on to originate the role of ‘Grizabella’ in CATS and had a Top 10 radio hit with her rendition of “Memory.” Paige followed Lloyd Webber to Broadway in 1996 when she played the role of ‘Norma Desmond’ to critical acclaim in Sunset Boulevard.
Have a listen of Elaine Page singing “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” from Evita.