Geri Halliwell set to wow audiences in Singin’ in the Rain for BBC Children in Need POP Goes the Musical
On Thursday 25th October, chart-topping sensation Geri Halliwell will take to the stage along with cast members from the smash-hit musical Singin’ in the Rain, for BBC Children in Need POP Goes the Musical.
Geri says: “I’ve been a big supporter of BBC Children in Need for many years now! It’s always amazing fun to do something different to raise money for children and young people around the UK. This year, I’m itching to make a splash on the Singin’ in the Rain stage!”
BBC Children in Need POP Goes the Musical 2012 is working with the best of West End Theatre and a star-studded line up. This unique charity project is giving renowned celebrities from the music sphere the chance to perform a hit song with a top show on select dates throughout October and November to help raise vital funds for disadvantaged children and young people here in the UK.
The show-stopping celebrities involved in these series of unique curtain calls also include; the handsome Blue boys performing in JERSEY BOYS, as well as soul sensation Macy Gray who will be performing in Thriller Live alongside girl group of the moment, Stooshe.
Bookings can be made immediately for all of the following dates:
11th October 2012 – JERSEY BOYS – ‘popping up’ is BLUE
25th October 2012 – Singin’ in the Rain – ‘popping up’ is Geri Halliwell
15th November 2012 – Thriller Live – ‘popping up’ is Macy Gray and Stooshe
Tickets are available exclusively at www.lastminute.com/pudsey and cost £80. Each ticket includes: Top Price seat, signed programme, a Pudsey bear, complementary drink plus access to a VIP after show reception hosted by Pudsey with the chance of an appearance from the star(s) of the show. Buying a ticket is a fun way to support the charity as a minimum of £40 from each ticket will go directly to BBC Children in Need..
To find out more about BBC Children in Need POP Goes the Musical log on to www.bbc.co.uk/Pudsey.
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Notes to Editors:
About BBC Children in Need
The BBC Children in Need Appeal is a charity registered in England and Wales (802052) and Scotland (SC039557) whose aim is to make a positive change to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.
BBC Children in Need’s vision is that every child in the UK has a safe, happy and secure childhood and the chance to reach their potential. We will realise this vision by supporting, promoting and publicising work that addresses the challenges that children and young people face and work that builds their skills and resilience.
We are currently supporting c.2,600 projects that are working with children facing a range of disadvantages for example, poverty and deprivation; children who have been the victims of abuse or neglect or disabled young people..
Every year, thanks to public donations and the amazing efforts of fundraisers, schools, businesses and corporate partners, BBC Children in Need is able to make a difference to thousands of young lives.
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Cameron Mackintosh’s legendary production of Boublil and Schonberg’s Les Misérables is the world’s longest-running musical, seen by over 60 million people in 42 countries. This international award-winning musical, adapted from Victor Hugo's masterpiece, sweeps its audience through an epic tale of passion and destruction in 19th century France.
For more information on the charity please visit www.bbc.co.uk/pudsey
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