In this TV special, national treasure Paul O’Grady embarks on a feel-good romp throughout musical history to celebrate 100 years of this magical movie genre.

Across 90 minutes of archive; iconic clips and celebrity interviews, he will chart the history of our love affair with the movie musical – from its roots in 1916, its golden era heyday, all the way up to the present day multi-billion dollar industry it has become.

Joined by a host of starts and insiders from the world of movie musicals, including Rita Moreno and George Chakiris from West Side Story, Scott Baio from Bugsy Malone, Christine Baranski from Mamma Mia and Marni Nixon, one of the best-loved singing voices of the musicals.