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  • Event Overview
    • Friday Night is Music Night

      To celebrate the programme’s 65th anniversary BBC Radio 2’s (and the world’s) longest running orchestral music show – Friday Night is Music Night comes to Alexandra Palace for a very special celebratory edition. Friday Night is Music Night was first broadcast on Friday, 25th September 1953 on the BBC Light Programme. The same year saw the Queen’s Coronation; the Conquest of Everest and the end of sweet rationing. The likes of Nat King Cole, Guy Mitchell and someone called Jimmy Young dominated the pop charts that year. The programme’s brief was and still is “to create a Friday-night show which would help people relax after the week’s hard work and put them in the right mood for a happy weekend”. With the BBC Concert Orchestra as it’s backbone, the heady mix of classical and popular works, film music, songs from the shows, opera and operetta has entertained millions of audiences across the globe.

      Come along and help us celebrate 65 years of music making with a dash of Christmas thrown in!

      Ken Bruce is the presenter with special guests and, of course, the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Richard Balcombe.


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  • Event Information
    • Where

      Alexandra Palace Theatre


      When

      18th December


      Time

      Date Doors open Event Start time
      18th December 2018 18:30 19:30



  • Tickets
    • Where do I buy tickets?

      Alexandra Palace ticketing partner is See Tickets. If you have purchased tickets via See Tickets, for all ticket enquiries please call them on 0871 220 0260. If you did not purchase your tickets via See tickets, please contact your ticket provider.

      Ticket collections

      If you have received an email confirmation from your ticket provider you can collect your tickets from the Box Office collection point located next to the main entrance. Please note you cannot pick them up before the doors open. Please allow some extra time to collect your tickets as this can take a few minutes and we do not want you to miss any of the event.

      I have not received my e-confirmation or tickets, what should I do?

      Please contact the ticket provider or outlet that you made your purchase through as they will need to send you a confirmation. Alexandra Palace staff cannot check your purchase or find your records if you turn up. To gain entry to the event you need an e-confirmation or ticket.

      Buy Tickets

      Please note that this is a ticketed event and tickets should be bought online or over the phone prior to the event. There is no box office on site & therefore tickets will not be on sale at the venue.