Stephen Rahman-Hughes

Standard Time

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Stephen returns to the PizzaExpress Live since joining EastEnders. It gives him great pleasure to come back to the music he loves - singing songs by artists that have inspired him. He presents a magical programme to entertain and wow you. An intimate and enchanting evening, packed with stylishly arranged jazz standards, soulful pop and his delightful twists on some of the most popular show tunes. Stephen takes you on a journey from contemporary to classics, mesmerising lovers of both new and old music with his charming musicality and lavish tone. 

 

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£30.00

“Rahman-Hughes’s soaring vocals were perfectly complemented by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, which performed with passion and skill”

The Star

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The new show Standard Time, is a magical music journey that comprises of stylishly arranged jazz standards, soulful pop and delightful twists on some of the most popular show tunes. Here, we see Stephen at his finest, where he gets to sing songs by artists that have inspired him. A programme packed to entertain and wow you.

With the incomparable pianist Joe Thompson at the helm, we travel through a narrative of musical legends with anecdotes to keep you laughing and some touching stories of an extraordinary career. As always you can expect some surprise guests.
It promises to be a special evening that takes you on a journey celebrating contemporary to classics, mesmerising lovers of both new and old music with his charming musicality and lavish tone.

Stephen is a multifaceted performer who has graced the West End stage and our TV’s, with appearances in shows like Emmerdale, Doctors, Bad Girls and currently EastEnders but music is his true love. He often talks of the songs that have depth of meaning and how they relate to his life experience. How they have helped him grow. Songwriters like Joni Mitchell, Peter Gabriel, Stevie Wonder and jazz artists like the great John Coltrane and Miles Davis. Legendary vocalists that have inspired him such as Donny Hathaway and Ella Fitzgerald. He shares his musical experiences and love for old favourites such as A Case Of You - Joni Mitchell, Kiss from A Rose - Seal with Stephen’s mystical melody from the East. He gets excited by a playfulness in his performances and you will enjoy some unexpected moments between Joe Thompson and himself. He is very much excited to present some new sleek arrangements of songs such as My Favourite Things, Lush Life and Pure Imagination.

Some things that have been said of Stephen.

“A soulful, jazz fuelled, inspirational, unpretentious performance.....Expressing great tenderness and chest thumping masculinity...crafting a great evening”
Musical Theatre Review

The audience will experience a cheeky and fun evening that’s also intimate and enchanting, hear lots of favourite songs and take in some stunning renditions with captivating performances. 

Band Lineup

Stephen Rahman-Hughes (vocals)

Joe Thompson (piano)