She can even be a part of with Amanda Holden to sing a duet of I Know Him So Properly from Chess, with different performances together with former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger performing By no means Sufficient from The Best Showman.
Smith says: “I’m thrilled to be internet hosting this glorious present from The London Palladium for Radio 2 and BBC One. With so many wonderful performers we’re going to hopefully convey some pleasure to all these at residence, with the perfect songs to assist elevate the spirits in these very troublesome instances.”
Different musicals that can function embrace Hamilton, Hairspray and Humorous Lady in addition to a efficiency of a track from the musical Cinderella which is because of open in London this yr. Performers collaborating embrace Michael Ball, Ramin Karimloo, Jac Yarrow and Sam Tutty, the breakout star of Pricey Evan Hansen.
The present can be broadcast on Sunday January 31 on Radio 2 and on TV in February.
Wider programming contains Elaine Paige presenting a chart of the 20 hottest musical tracks voted for by listeners and BBC 4 documentaries on the making of West Facet Story in addition to profiles of impresarios Cameron Waterproof coat and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
The iPlayer can have the unique documentary, Jamie: Drag Queen at 16, which impressed the hit musical All people’s Speaking About Jamie in addition to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers classics High Hat, The Sky’s The Restrict and A Damsel In Misery.