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Stage and screen star Luke Evans narrates Celebrating 35 Years of Phantom of the Opera, a-two hour look back at the groundbreaking musical.
Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman in The Phantom of the Opera.
Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman in The Phantom of the Opera.

The Phantom of the Opera turned 35 on October 9, having premiered on that date in 1986 at Her Majesty's Theatre in London's West End, and BBC Radio 2 is celebrating the milestone with a series of audio documentaries available for international on-demand listening.

Welsh stage and screen star Luke Evans (Beauty and the Beast) narrates Celebrating 35 Years of Phantom of the Opera, a two-hour documentary looking at the record-breaking musical with interviews from original and current cast and company members chronicling the Phantom's first moments on stage to the show's post-pandemic return this season.

The Phantom of the Opera has music by Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart (with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe), and a book by Stilgoe and Lloyd Webber. It is Broadway's longest-running musical, opening at the Majestic Theatre January 26, 1988.

Visit BBC.co.uk to listen to the full Celebrating 35 Years of Phantom of the Opera documentary.

Take a Look at Emilie Kouatchou’s Historic Performance in the Phantom of the Opera

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