Michael will be sitting in for Ken Bruce on his Daily BBC Radio 2 show in the week commencing 15 February 2016. Be sure to listen in Monday to Friday between 9:30am and noon. You can listen live here.
Friday Night is Music Night posted: 23/12/15
Michael will take part in an episode of BBC Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night which will be aired live on Friday, 22 January 2016 at 8:00pm.
Tickets are already sold out sadly.
Oliviers in Concert posted: 04/12/15
January will be a busy month for Michael. It has now been announced that he will be part of The Oliviers In Concert.
The concert will be held at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Monday, 25 January 2016 at 7:30pm. It will also be broadcast live by BBC Radio 3.
Tickets are already on sale and you can get them here.
WOS Awards Nominations - Vote! posted: 03/12/15
Michael and Mack & Mabel have scored four nominations at the 16th annual WhatsOnStage Awards:
Best Actor in a Musical (Michael Ball)
Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (Jack Edwards)
Best Musical Revival
Best Regional Production
To make sure they win you can cast your vote until 31 January 2016 here.
Winners will be announced on 21 Feburary 2016.
Concert News posted: 02/12/15
It has just been announced that Michael will be appearing in an intimate concert at the Hippodorme Casino in London on Thursday, 28 January, 8pm.
Tickets in the stalls are 100 £, in the balcony 75 £. You can get them here.
Various News posted: 28/11/15
The sad news first: It has been confirmed that there will be no West End transfer for Mack & Mabel.
We are heartbroken for Michael and all the excellent cast. There will also be no cast recording now. We feel privileged to have seen as many shows as we did. A big thank you to everyone who made Michael's dream a reality and our times at Hollywoodland so very special.
So what is there to look forward to? We now have the date for the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability that Michael recorded a while ago. It will be aired tomorrow, Sunday 29 November, 7:54am and 9:26pm. Also on Thursday, 3 December at 3:27pm on BBC Radio 4. Listen here.
Michael will also appear in the Frank Sinatra centenary concert London Salutes Frank at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on Sunday, 13 December at 7pm. Tickets have been on sale a while now but you can still grab some here.
Subject to availability he will also be a judge at the Perfect Pitch Award 2015/16 at the St. James Theatre, London on 5 Feburaray 2016 at 2pm. Get tickets here.
Christmas Carols for RHN posted: 22/10/15
It has become a tradition that Michael will be a special guest at RHN's Chistmas Carols event. It will be held on Thursday 10 December at 7pm at the Holy Trinity Church in Wandworth in south west London and you can get your tickets (17 Pounds) and read more here.
Vote for 2015 BroadwayWorld UK/West End Awards posted: 16/10/15
The voting is now open for the 2015 BroadwayWorld UK / West End Awards. Mack and Mabel has scored nominations in several categories ranging from Leading Actor/Actress and Best New Production of a Musical (Fringe/Regions) to best female Understudy.
If you want to vote please note that they will check for multiple entries: "All voting results will be tabulated, and will be audited at the conclusion of the voting process to remove fake, duplicate and other invalid votes."
It's finally here: the (tour) trailer for Mack and Mabel. Enjoy!
Media Appearances posted: 07/08/15 - UPDATED: 12/08/15
Mark your calendars:
Saturday 8 August, David Allen, BBC Radio Solent, 10:30pm
10 - 14 August, Ian Crouch at Breakfast, Sprirt FM, 7:40am, Listen againnew
Mack and Mabel Trailer posted: 09/07/15
So here is the rehearsal trailer for Mack and Mabel. Enjoy
Media Appearances posted: 17/06/15
Mark your calendars:
Thursday 18 June, Lorraine, ITV 1, 8:30am
Dr. h. c. Michael Ball OBE posted: 13/06/15
Congratulatiosn to our own Michael. The Queens Birthday Honours list was released late last night and finally Michael was included into the Order of the British Empire. He was made an Officer of the British Empire - widely known as OBE.
And this is what his latest jewellery looks like:
You can view the full list on the official website. Michael can be found on page 21. He received the honour for services to Musical Theatre. Should you scroll through the list (which is really interesting) you can find some other famous names and names we know in connection to Michael (for example Jonathan Kent).
Media Appearances - UPDATED posted: 23/03/15 - UPDATED: 13/05/15
Mark your calendars:
Sunday 29 March, Sunday Brunch, Channel 4, 9:30am
Sunday 30 March, This Morning, ITV 1, 10:30am
Monday 18 May, Thronecast, Sky Atlantic, 10:00pm new
That Day We Sang DVD & Perfect Pitch posted: 21/02/15
Michael also became patron of Perfect Pitch. He said said that the UK had a “wonderful tradition of creating great musicals” and added: “It is essential we give emerging writers every opportunity to develop their craft and create the hit shows of tomorrow.”
Perfect Pitch executive producer Andy Barnes said Ball shared the company's “passion in supporting emerging talent with new ideas for musicals”, and added: “We're delighted that he's committed some of his valuable time to further this cause.”
Chichester Mack and Mabel Sale Dates posted:14/02/15
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