Today, school children from across the capital performed on one of the city's grandest stages.
The 84-year-old showbiz legend is holding a special show at the Royal Albert Hall to mark the 70th anniversary of his stage debut.
The Royal Albert Hall has passed a new bye-law, preventing trustees from selling their tickets for more than their face value.
Amongst the groups taking part in the Music For Youth Schools Prom are a strong contingent of London-based acts including:
- Maria Fidelis Convent School Gospel Choir - Camden, London
- Henrietta Barnett School Carnatic Ensemble - Hampstead, London
- Mammoth Sound - London
- The Kingsmead Dynamix - Hackney, London
- Zodiac - Lewisham, London
The Music For Youth Schools Prom is returning to the Royal Albert Hall and over three nights, starting from 12th November, 3,000 young musicians, aged 7 -21, from across the UK will take to the stage to perform a huge range of musical styles.
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is playing the Royal Albert Hall. The ukulele did go out of fashion, but never out of use.
A revival eventually led to the creation of this orchestra. You may have never heard of them, but such is their popularity, they play the Royal Albert Hall this week, before heading off on a world tour. Ben Scotchbrook caught up with them at rehearsals. Ben Scotchbrook reports.
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain are in rehearsals ahead of their Royal Albert Hall concert this week. After that they will prepare for a world tour.
A ukulele revival has led to the creation of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. It will play at the Royal Albert Hall this week, then prepare for a world tour.