Part of the BBC Proms. Musician, actor, comedian and rock 'n' roll superstar Tim Minchin hosts a Proms first - the Comedy Prom. Joined by guests including BBC Two Maestro winner Sue Perkins, musical cabaret duo Kit and The Widow, soprano Susan Bullock and rising star British pianist Danny Driver (making his Proms debut), Tim will weave his way through a spectacular evening of comedy, musical fun and surprises. Highlights will include Franz Reizenstein's Concerto popolare, a whistlestop tour through competing favourite piano concertos, in a programme which offers a fresh, accessible and funny take on the Proms, accompanied on a grand scale by the ever-versatile BBC Concert Orchestra. Finish time: approx. 21:40Performers Tim Michin, Sue Perkins, Kit and the Widow, Susan Bullock (soprano), Danny Driver (piano).
Company BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor Jules Buckley.