When did Elaine Paige on Sunday start?

When did Elaine Paige on Sunday start?

5 September 2004
Elaine Paige on Sunday began broadcasting from 5 September 2004 in a 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm slot. In March 2009, the BBC announced the show would be extended by thirty minutes.

What was the top musical song on Radio 2?

The Shortlist

  • Alexander Hamilton (Hamilton)
  • All That Jazz (Chicago)
  • America (West Side Story)
  • And I Am Telling You (Dreamgirls)
  • As If We Never Said Goodbye (Sunset Boulevard)
  • As Long As He Needs Me (Oliver!)
  • Beauty And The Beast (Beauty And The Beast)
  • Being Alive (Company)

What was voted the best musical of all time?

Here’s the full top 20:

  • Les Miserables.
  • Wicked.
  • The Phantom of the Opera.
  • Sweeney Todd.
  • Rent.
  • A Chorus Line.
  • Into the Woods.
  • West Side Story.

What musicals has Elaine Paige been in?

She also appeared as an urchin in the West End’s Oliver! Over the next decade, she played roles in various musicals, including Jesus Christ Superstar; Nuts; Grease, in which she played the lead role of Sandy from 1973 to 1974; Billy, from 1974 to 1975 playing Rita; and The Boyfriend, as Maisie (1975–1976).

Who is standing in for Elaine Paige on Radio 2?

star Michelle Visage
Ru Paul’s Drag Race star Michelle Visage sits in for Elaine and introduces some of her favourite showtunes. A musicals super-fan Michelle chooses classic tracks from shows including West Side Story, Annie and A Chorus Line, and talks about the huge influence musical theatre has had on her life.

How old is Elaine Paige?

73 years (5 March 1948)
Elaine Paige/Age

What is the most famous musical?

The Lion King
Worldwide revenue

Rank Musical Debut year
1 The Lion King 1997
2 The Phantom of the Opera 1986
3 Mamma Mia! 1999
4 Cats 1981

Which song won Best Musical?

Your Top 20 Greatest Songs From a Musical Revealed!

  • ‘Bring Him Home’ – Les Misérables.
  • ‘One Day More’ – Les Misérables.
  • Les Misérables stakes its claim as the most loved musical by scoring both first and second place in our vote.

What is the most iconic music video of all time?


  • Paula Abdul – “Opposites Attract” (1989)
  • George Michael – “Freedom ’90″ (1990)
  • Lady Gaga – “Bad Romance” (2010)
  • Weezer – “Buddy Holly” (1994)
  • Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball” (2014)
  • Soundgarden – “Black Hole Sun” (1994)
  • Céline Dion – “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” (1996)

What is the world’s best musical?

The Top 100+ Musicals in the World

Position Musical Production Index Score
#1 The Lion King 355
#2 High School Musical 337.5
#3 School of Rock 280
#4 Notre-Dame de Paris 247.5

Is Elaine Paige in the new series Life?

New images released for Life, BBC One’s forthcoming drama from the makers of Doctor Foster. Life also features Elaine Paige and Susannah Fielding in key roles. Set in Manchester, Life follows the stories of the residents of a large house divided into four flats.

Is Elaine Paige in a relationship?

Who is Elaine Paige married to? Although currently in a long term relationship with Justin Mallison who is 23 years younger than she is, Elaine has never been married or had children. She said of Justin: “I doubt very much that Justin and I will get married. I’m happy with the way it is.