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What's on TV|January 29, 2022
Jason Manford on the joy of fronting a musicals extravaganza…
HANNAH DAVIES, REBECCA FLETCHER

BIG NIGHT OF MUSICALS

Saturday, 7pm BBC1 Entertainment

Musicals can take us into a magical world of storytelling, song and dance, and this week sees a one-off celebration of a whole variety of them.

This Saturday, for one night only, The National Lottery is bringing together the biggest shows in theatre, including Tina: The Tina Turner Musical and Disney’s The Lion King and Frozen.

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