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Scala Radio Christmas Live to include Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Hosted by Penny Smith, Scala Radio Christmas Live takes place at The London Palladium on 27 November.

The show will include the best of the West End and classical favourites with Michael Ball and Alfie Boe as part of the star-studded line-up.

Also joining the show are Oscar-winning composer Anne Dudley, star of the stage and screen, Luke Evans and world-renowned classical chart-topping guitarist MILOŠ.

As well as releasing acclaimed piano album Crossing the Bar earlier this year, Anne Dudley is well-known for her film and TV scores from The Full Monty to Poldark.

Luke Evans portrayed Gaston in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast and released his debut album ‘At Last’ to widespread acclaim in 2019.

MILOŠ has led the classical guitar revival over the past decade, winning a number of awards including a Classical BRIT and playing sold out tours from the UK to Japan.

Speaking about joining the line-up, Michael Ball & Alfie Boe said: “We were delighted to be asked to take part in Scala Radio’s biggest ever live event and can’t wait to take to The London Palladium stage for what is set to be a brilliant festive afternoon of live music. Now where’s our Christmas jumpers?!”

More artists are to be announced in due course and tickets for the event are now on sale.

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