Geri Halliwell, Alexandra Burke and Blue among stars to perform on West End for Children in Need
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Stars including Geri Halliwell will tread the boards in the West End to raise money for Children In Need.
The former Spice Girl will appear in Singin' In The Rain, while X Factor winner Alexandra Burke will perform in Les Miserables and boyband Blue will join the cast of Jersey Boys.
Other names taking part include Macy Gray, who will appear in the Michael Jackson tribute show Thriller Live.
Halliwell, who appeared with her former bandmates at the closing ceremony of the Olympics, said: "I have a thing for rain, so I am very excited to be performing in the West End musical Singin' In The Rain and it's all for BBC's Children In Need.
"Just imagine - for one night I get to perform in this classic musical."
Last year, celebrities including Peter Andre and Mel C took part in the theatrical fundraiser.
Tickets for the special performances cost £80 and will go on sale at http://www.lastminute.com/pudsey
A The film has amassed an estimated $28.7 million in its opening weekend
A statement was published on his fansite, True To You, following release of new album
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 The way the police have treated Cliff Richard is completely unacceptable
- 2 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 3 Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police shoot and kill second young black man
- 4 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 5 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermeister and vodka
The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness
JK Rowling releases new Harry Potter story on Pottermore: Introducing Celestina Warbuck, the 'Singing Sorceress'
Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermeister and vodka
The funniest joke at Edinburgh Fringe 2014: Tim Vine wins for second time
Kate Bush: Previously unseen photographs reveal new side to comeback star
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head