Disney100: The Concert, celebrating 100 years of seminal music and storytelling, announces UK host and performers

  • Janette Manrara confirmed as the host of the UK tour
  • The show will feature Disney musical moments performed by a live orchestra and guest singers, set to iconic scenes shown on the big screen
  • Fans and families of all ages can relive their beloved Disney memories, tickets are on sale here

Disney super-fan and Strictly Come Dancing star Janette Manrara has been announced as the new host of Disney100: The Concert in the UK.

The eight-date concert tour, which will celebrate Disney’s 100 year history of storytelling through its infamous soundtracks, is a multimedia experience that will feature legendary film scenes on a giant screen, with the magical musical moments brought to life by the Hollywood Sound Orchestra. 

The tour will also feature a cast of star soloists and ensemble performers from recent Disney in Concert tours, all who have a strong musical theatre pedigree from the West End, Broadway and beyond. Announced for the show so far are: Bessy Ewa, Charlie Burn, Cleve September, Anton Zetterholm, Roberta Valentini, Georgina Hagen, Richard-Salvador Wolff, Tobias Joch and Masengu Kanyinda.  

The shows will feature the greatest songs from films such as The Lion King, Aladdin, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Encanto, and more; as well as highlights from the worlds of Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel. 

Beginning in Glasgow on 31st May 2023, the tour will journey to Leeds, Liverpool, London’s The O2, Manchester, Birmingham, and Cardiff before finishing in Bournemouth. Tickets for the tour are on sale now and available from DisneyTickets.co.uk 

On hosting the tour, Janette said: “It’s no secret I’m a big Disney fan, so to be able to celebrate all the beautiful music of the last 100 years that Disney’s storytelling has brought us, is an absolute joy!” 

Since its founding in 1923, The Walt Disney Company’s storytelling has been set to the backdrop of mesmerising, award-winning melodies and songs. Whether underwater or on the high seas, in the vastness of the universe or simply in a children’s room, the soundtracks of Disney’s stories touch hearts and move people of all generations.  

Since 2016, the successful musical series Disney in Concert has been enchanting fans worldwide with these legendary soundtracks and now takes centre stage again as part of Disney’s centennial celebrations.

Tour Dates: 

31st May 2023 Glasgow OVO Hydro 
1st June 2023   Leeds First Direct Arena  
2nd June 2023 Liverpool M&S Bank Arena 
4th June 2023 London The O2  
5th June 2023 Manchester AO Arena  
6th June 2023 Birmingham Resorts World Arena 
7th June 2023 Cardiff International Arena 
8th June 2023 Bournemouth International Centre