West End stars took to the stage last night for the first of the Monday Night at the Apollo concerts.
The new concert series features an intimate evening of conversation and song hosted by Greg Barnett with some of the West End’s best-known performers.
Performers share their most cherished memories and experiences from their careers, alongside performances of music which is personal to them, in a relaxed and informal theatrical celebration.
The shows are taking place in front of a socially distanced in person audience at London’s Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue and streamed online to viewers at home.
The line up for the first show on Monday, 24 May will featured Aimie Atkinson (Six, Pretty Woman), Cassidy Janson (&Juliet, Beautiful) and Lucie Jones (Waitress, Rent).
They were joined by Cedric Neal (Chess, Mowtown the Musical) and Julian Ovenden (South Pacific, Downton Abbey) for a night of song and stagey chat.
The next concert will take place on 14 June and feature Shan Ako (Les Miserable, Xfactor), Arthur Darvill (Once, Doctor Who), Sophie Evans (Wicked, Wizard of Oz), Sandra Marvin (Waitress, Emmerdale) and Oliver Tompsett (&Juliet, Wicked).
This concert series is features musical direction by George Dyer and is produced by Greg Barnett and Hugh Summers for Wild Mountain Productions Ltd.