An Orchestral Homage to Paddington Bear

April 2, 2024

The highly anticipated Paddington in Concert event is set to delight lovers of the bear and their families, as per STUDIOCANAL and Raymond Gubbay Limited. This unique event combines the critically acclaimed 2014 film Paddington with the captivating live music of The London Concert Orchestra, conducted by Nick Urata, and features a calypso-infused score as it starts its UK tour over the 2024 Easter holidays in London.

Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Nicole Kidman, Ben Whishaw, and Imelda Staunton are among the star-studded cast members who helped the film achieve both critical and economic success. Paddington in Concert presents a new angle on this well-known story by immersing viewers in a live orchestral performance while they watch the movie on a massive HD screen. This adds a whole new level to Nick Urata's lively and captivating score.

The film is based on the classic novels written by Michael Bond, which have been loved by families since 1958. It tells the touching story of a young bear from Peru who is on an adventure to find a loving home in London. After discovering him lost and alone at Paddington Station, the Brown family takes him in, ushering in a touching story that enthralls viewers of all ages.

Enjoying the panoramic perspective of the Royal Festival Hall

Their newly discovered bliss is jeopardized, though, when the bear attracts the attention of a driven taxidermist at the museum. When it was released in the UK, the movie was a huge hit, winning praise from critics and money at the box office.

The tour will stop at several famous locations in the UK, including Sheffield, Nottingham, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, in addition to the Royal Festival Hall in London, Brighton Centre, and Southend Cliffs Pavilion. Head of Music at STUDIOCANAL, Catherine Serre, and Head of Events for Raymond Gubbay Ltd., Owen Kent, are excited about this family-friendly event, emphasizing the joyful music and the special experience it delivers to audiences of all ages.

For families and admirers of Paddington Bear, Paddington in Concert promises to make priceless memories as they enjoy the endearing story on a massive HD screen while being enthralled by The London Concert Orchestra's captivating performance. The event offers a holistic experience that mixes the allure of the movie with the potency of live music, blending the enthralling tale of the 2014 release with the mesmerizing beauty of live music.

Paddington in Concert offers families a chance to relive or discover the magic of Paddington Bear in a unique and memorable way. This innovative event combines the captivating storytelling of the film with the enchanting beauty of live music, creating an unforgettable experience that brings together the charm of the film with the power of the orchestra.

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