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The Stunners Opera

1 October 2019

Joanne Harris (author of Chocolat) and Howard Goodall musical

The Stunners’ Opera is a new musical by Joanne Harris and Howard Goodall – a tour group of women find themselves locked-down in a London gallery where they encounter the “Stunners”, the models and muses of the Pre-Raphaelite artists. This sparks a cross-century conversation about the unique quality of female strength, courage and perseverance. Mountview

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1 October 2019

Howard Goodall in conversation with Edward Seckerson

Writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson will act as both fan and sparring partner for this evening of conversation, which promises to be the liveliest of encounters. Join them at the Bishopsgate Institute on Thursday 3rd October. Click here for more information.  

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5 April 2019

Nation’s All Time Favourite TV Themes

On Saturday 13th April Andrew Collins is joined by Howard Goodall at  the BFI to reveal the favourite TV Themes. Tickets £15, concs £12 (BFI Members pay £2 less than full price, £1.60 off concs). For more information click here.

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9 November 2018

Eternal Light: A Requiem performances this month commemorating Armistice 100

Record number of performances:

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26 October 2018

Girlfriends

Next week Howard’s 1986 musical Girlfriends makes its return to London in a concert version (with narrator) with full orchestra (and brand new orchestrations) and a cast of West End stars, conducted by the magnificently energetic & charismatic Freddie Tapner.

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1 October 2019

Open University - Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University

On 19th October Howard Goodall will receive a Doctorate from The Open University in recognition of his services to the Arts, exceptional contribution to music education in primary schools and the wider population through TV documentarties.  

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1 October 2019

Not the Nine O'Clock News at 40

Howard Goodall (composer of NTNOCN) joins a panel revisiting the fast-paced, cutting-edge show that took pot shots at late-70s and 80s Britain. Monday 30th Sept – BFI Southbank

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29 March 2019

Casting announced for landmark revival of British musical The Hired Man

This epic heroic tale of love, betrayal and loyalty opens in Hornchurch (27 April – 18 May), transfers to Hull (23 May – 15 June) and concludes in Oldham (20 June – 6 July). Based on the stirring novel by Melvyn Bragg first published in 1969, The Hired Man was turned into a musical in 1984. The production features

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9 November 2018

the dreaming

A remastered and restored recording of the original 2003 cast performing Howard Goodall and Charles Hart’s the dreaming is now available on all digital platforms. It includes two tracks not previously included on the CD.   https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/nationalyouthmusictheatre    

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7 September 2018

20,000 EU Flags

Read Howard’s statement on the distribution of EU Flags at Last Night of the Proms.

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