Friday Night Is Music Night presents: 80s Classical

80s classics, starring Howard Jones, Jimmy Somerville, Nik Kershaw, Johnny Hates Jazz and Carol Decker.

An extraordinary mix of 80s pop and classical orchestra! Starring Carol Decker, Howard Jones, Nik Kershaw, Johnny Hates Jazz, Jimmy Somerville.

This concert features the original hit sounds of all your 80s favourites, performed by the original artists and combined with sixty piece BBC Concert Orchestra. Among the hits ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, ‘Never Can Say Goodbye’, ‘China In your Hand’, ‘I Won’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me’, ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way’ and many more!

Conducted by Cliff Masterson and presented by Radio 2’s Gary Davies, this is an event to take you back to the future, when the best of eighties showed the way for a new generation.

Running Time
2hrs 00mins

Tickets available from £25 (plus booking fee)*
*London Coliseum charges a £2.25 booking fee per ticket

For more information, please contact the London Coliseum on 020 7845 9300 or


Carol Decker

Howard Jones

Nik Kershaw

Johnny Hates Jazz

Jimmy Somerville

BBC Concert Orchestra

Cliff Masterson


Gary Davies


Performance produced by

  • BBC Radio 2