Jason's numbers coming up

Published: 19 December 2021
Reporter: David Upton

Jason Manford

The National Lottery’s Big Night Of Musicals is a one-off spectacular show on January 24, hosted by Jason Manford.

The event at Manchester’s AO arena will include performances from West End musicals including The Lion King, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, Bat Out of Hell, Beauty and The Beast, Dreamgirls, The Wiz, The Drifters Girl and Back to the Future.

7,000 free tickets were initially available to Lottery players from with an additional 3,000 available to Lottery-funded community projects. The later will be available from 9AM on January 7.

The event is a celebration of Lottery players who have supported theatres throughout the past 20 months via £228m of funding that has gone to the arts.

The full line-up for the show will be announced at a later date.