Van Outen is to appear in her first solo concert this
The TV presenter turned stage star has already proved
she can sing in West End shows Chicago and Tell Me On
she has always dreamed of a pop career and will perform
solo at the Hampton Court festival on June 18.
29-year-old promises audiences ``something old, something
new, something borrowed, something blue``.
old and borrowed are likely to be songs from her two musicals.
Outen won rave reviews for her role as Roxie Hart in Chicago
both here and on Broadway. And the critics loved her performance
in Andrew Lloyd Webber`s one-woman show Tell Me On A Sunday.
next project is a new Saturday night entertainment show
for BBC1 in which she teams up with old Big Breakfast
partner Johnny Vaughan.
Court, the Surrey palace once home to Henry VIII, will
host the June 8-19 annual festival.
Morrison, Bryan Ferry, Nigel Kennedy, Joaquin Cortes,
Bryn Terfel and Jools Holland are among the stars who
Westenra, the 16-year-old singing sensation
from New Zealand, will close the festival.
Elton John was the star of last year`s event.
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