Watch Samuel Jordan perform “Midnight Train” from ‘Standing at the Sky’s Edge’ in the West End

Chris Bush’s musical heads to the Gillian Lynne Theatre next month and follows the lives of three families living on Sheffield’s Park Hill Estate over 60 years.

Olivia Rook
Olivia Rook

Take a trip to Sheffield’s Park Hill Estate as West End performer Samuel Jordan sings “Midnight Train” from Olivier Award-winning production Standing at the Sky’s Edge, which transfers to the Gillian Lynne Theatre next month.

Chris Bush’s musical is set over 60 years and brings together the lives of three families living in the same Sheffield flat across different decades. The production is directed by Sheffield Theatres’ artistic director Robert Hastie and features songs by Sheffield’s homegrown singer-songwriter Richard Hawley.

Alongside Jordan, Baker Mukasa (The Comedy of Errors), Alastair Natkiel (Line of Duty), and Rachael Wooding (Pretty Woman: The Musical) will reprise their roles.

Joining the cast are Elizabeth Ayodele (Small Island), Joel Harper-Jackson (Cock), Sharlene Hector (A Strange Loop), Mel Lowe (Orlando), Laura Pitt-Pulford (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), and Lauryn Redding (Bloody Elle).

Watch the performance here:

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Photo credit: Samuel Jordan and Elizabeth Ayodele in cast images for Standing at the Sky's Edge. (Photo by Steve Gullick)

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