The Day we Sang - New Victoria Wood BBC musical

12th December 2014|Daniel Rigby

That Day We Sang, written and directed by Victoria Wood, is a musical set in Manchester, 1969.It’s the story of Tubby (Michael Ball) & Enid (Imelda Staunton), two lonely middle-aged people who grab a second chance at life, reconnected by the power of music. They meet at a reunion of the Manchester Children’s Choir who made the iconic Columbia recording of Nymphs and Shepherds in 1929. Tubby and Enid’s faltering romance is interweaved with the story of Jimmy, a member of the choir whose love of singing transcends his difficult home life. As we go between Tubby and Jimmy, their stories collide, and they must somehow find each other.Co-stars: Daniel Rigby, Conleth Hill, Malcolm Sinclair, Harvey Chaisty, Sophie Thompson, Dorothy Atkinson, Lyndsey Marshal, and Jessica Gunning.Watch it first on BBC2 26 December at 9pm