Robert Peston to sing 'Luck Be a Lady' for 'All Star Musicals' performance

Amy Johnson
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Robert Peston performs Luck be A Lady from Guys and Dolls. (ITV)
Robert Peston performs Luck be A Lady from Guys and Dolls. (ITV)

Robert Peston is to perform Luck Be A Lady from Guys and Dolls in a new instalment of All Star Musicals.

The programme will see a line-up of stars, including the journalist, belt out show tunes when it airs later this month.

Other famous faces participating in the one-off special include TV doctor Ranj Singh, barrister Robert Rinder, EastEnders star Luisa Bradshaw-White, actor Jessica Hynes and presenter Barney Walsh.

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Peston said: “I love singing though I haven’t sung in front of an audience since university. And I have always adored old Broadway and Hollywood musicals, a passion I inherited from my late dad.

Robert Peston performs Luck be A Lady from Guys and Dolls. (ITV)
Robert Peston performs Luck be A Lady from Guys and Dolls. (ITV)

“So in the middle of lockdown, when asked by ITV whether I fancied indulging a fantasy and learning how to sing and perform one of my favourite show numbers, I thought, ‘yes’.

“I will make a fool of myself, but I could not care less.”

Singh will perform Come What May from Moulin Rouge while Rinder tackles Be Our Guest from Beauty And The Beast.

John Barrowman hosts All Star Musicals. (ITV)
John Barrowman hosts All Star Musicals. (ITV)

Hynes’ song is When You’re Good To Mama from Chicago, Bradshaw-White will perform This Is Me from The Greatest Showman and Walsh has selected Flash Bang Wallop from Half A Sixpence.

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The show is presented by John Barrowman and features an expert panel made up of Elaine Paige, Trevor Dion Nicholas and Samantha Barks.

ITV has previously aired two All Star Musicals specials, one in 2019 and another in 2017.

With additional reporting by PA.

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