Don’t Tell Me Not to Fly

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About the show

This summer, four of the West End’s leading ladies take residence in McEwan Hall – Janie Dee, Danielle Hope, Ria Jones and Claire Sweeney. Join us each night as a different star takes centre stage to perform songs from smash-hit West End and Broadway musicals, iconic movies and modern pop classics.
Get up close and personal each evening with our star, sharing the highs and lows of her life on and off stage. Witness renditions of her favourite numbers, personal playlists and anecdotes from the wings.
Accompanied by live piano and spell-binding projections, immerse yourself in a world of glitz and glamour while our leading lady entertains and delights you. Hear how she took the spotlight and let her voice soar! 

Janie Dee
Olivier, Evening Standard and WhatsOnStage Best Actress Nominee for Follies. Other credits include Linda, Hello Dolly!, Antony & Cleopatra, Much Ado About Nothing, Hand To God, The Seagull, Noises Off and Blithe Spirit.

Claire Sweeney
TV and West End favourite, star of Crazy For You, Chicago, Legally Blonde, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Hairspray, Tell Me on a Sunday and Guys and Dolls with Patrick Swayze.

Danielle Hope
Winner of BBC's Over The Rainbow, and star of The Wizard of Oz, Grease, Les Misérables, The Last Five Years, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Sound of Music.

Ria Jones
Most recently seen as Norma Desmond in the acclaimed UK tour of Sunset Boulevard and known for lead roles in Evita, Cats, Les Misérables, NINE, A Little Night Music, Victor Victoria, Anything Goes, 42nd Street, Into The Woods and Jerry’s Girls.