Burt Bacharach: A Life in Song – 23 July 2021 – 23/7/2021 – Friday – BBC Four

A unique concert staged at the Royal Festival Hall celebrating the music of the legendary songwriter and performer Burt Bacharach.

Some of Burt’s most famous songs are performed by a stellar line-up of artists including Alfie Boe, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Shaun Escoffery, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Hayward, Michael Kiwanuka, Laura Mvula and Joss Stone. Burt himself also performs accompanied by his band. During the concert Burt chats to Michael Grade about the art of songwriting and shares the stories behind some of his best-loved hits.


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1 Response

  1. Richard Greenhill says:

    A great show with just a few of Burt Bacharach’s wonderful songs. Michael Grade was the right person to interview and present BB. My personal favourites are “Alfie” because I used to get mistaken for Michael Caine, and “Raindrops Keep Falling” because of Newman and Redford made the film.

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