World Cup '66 Live

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England's 1966 World Cup victory celebrated in a live stage show from Wembley.

Exactly 50 years to the day since England's World Cup victory, drama, music, history and sport combine in a once in a lifetime, epic live stage show retelling the story of the historic game.

Appearances include Sir Geoff Hurst, Sir Bobby Charlton and Martin Freeman playing Bobby Moore. The biggest songs from '66 are performed live by the best of today's artists, alongside the legends who sang them originally; and so songs from bands like The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and The Kinks are sung by artists including Reef, Lemar, The Shires, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Chris Farlowe, Squeeze, Shaun Escoffery, and The Troggs.

Broadcast live from The SSE Arena, Wembley, on a vast theatrical scale, beginning at the same moment in the day and unfolding in real time, minute by minute. The best footage of the original match combines with new interviews and narration, set to a live music soundtrack, delivering the story of those involved with the game in a way it's never been told before. For details of how to be part of history see the Radio 2 home page for tickets.

All proceeds after costs will be donated to The Bobby Moore Fund supporting Cancer Research UK.