A celebration of the songwriting of Tim Rice, with Tim Minchin and Alexander Armstrong.

Hosted by Michael Grade, the concert highlights the colossal impact Tim Rice has had on stage and screen.

From The Lion King, Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar to James Bond and beyond, hear his most renowned songs performed live, accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Mike Dixon.

Multiple-Oscar winner Tim Rice is also in conversation with Michael Grade about his life and career, the composers he has worked with and how different songs came to life.

The evening is a chance not only to hear fabulous songs but also to step into the life and mind of one of the world's most respected and iconic songwriters.

Performer line-up

Alexander Armstrong
Rob Brydon
Clare Teal
Cynthia Erivo
Diana Vickers
Frances Ruffelle
Gemma Arterton
James Fox
Julian Ovenden
Rick Wakeman
Seth Lakeman
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Tim Minchin
Tom Chaplin
Robert Lonsdale
Roger Daltrey
Rufus Wainwright
Urban Voices Collective

The show is being filmed by the BBC for broadcast at a later date.


Rob Brydon
Tom Chaplin
Julian Ovenden