Following her highly acclaimed West End tour de force Liza Pulman Sings Streisand, Liza returns with her brand new show THE HEART OF IT. In an evening of music and romance, once again in the company of her band of ace musicians, Liza rediscovers and reimagines timeless classics and lost gems that have no business being lost. Her funny, intelligent and emotional connection to lyrics and melody goes straight to the heart of every song with a diverse and eclectic range of influences through Michel Le Grand, Irving Berlin, Randy Newman, Judy Collins and a host of others.
Sharing anecdotes rich in warmth and humour, Liza will have you laughing one minute and crying the next in an evening which will both break your heart and make it sing.
The new album and show THE HEART OF IT premiered at London’s Riverside Studios in April 2022. to capacity houses and ecstatic reviews. The album was recorded at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios with legendary producer Chris Porter at the helm. with guest musicians including Danny Cummings (drums, Mark Knopfler / Dire Straits), Tony Levin (bass, Peter Gabriel, King Crimson), Chris Cameron (piano, George Michael) Simon Lepper and Joe Stilgoe. Listen to tracks from the album here
THE HEART OF IT played London’s, Wilton’s Music Hall July 4-5 2022 & Edinburgh Festival August 14th.
Acclaimed singer and comedienne, and one third of the satirical comedy group Fascinating Aida, Liza Pulman celebrates the legend of Barbra Streisand in the five-star triumph, Liza Pulman Sings Streisand. Alongside Musical Director Joseph Atkins and backed by her fabulous band, Liza presents an intimate evening of iconic songs and fascinating anecdotes, bringing to the stage not only her exceptional voice, but also her own personal slant on Streisand’s life and music.
Liza mixes history, warmth and humour in this “truly world class show” (Encore Radio), that has played to sold-out houses and standing ovations at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatre The Other Palace, Wilton’s Music Hall and The Lyric in London’s West End.
“Pulman may look bright and beautiful and demure, but she knows how to wield a flick-knife”★★★★ Clive Davis, The Times
“Bewitches us with sheer vocal virtuosity and emotional expression”★★★★★ British Theatre.com
“Amazing, her voice was truly wonderful”★★★★★ Jewish News
In a musical match made in theatrical heaven, Liza Pulman and Joe Stilgoe are set to bring audiences a brand-new show, featuring some of their all-time favourite standards and some classic duets, sprinkled with heaps of panache and a whole lot of dazzle.
Expect the Great American Song Book meets 1950s French Riviera Chic, showcasing Joe’s virtuoso piano playing and Liza’s exquisite vocals. A COUPLE OF SWELLS combines their unique talent, warmth, charm and wit, promising a beautifully crafted evening of music.
Liza and Joe collaborated during lockdown on the mesmerising track ‘Bye Bye Blackbird’ from Liza’s new album The Heart Of It. Their recording received international acclaim and led to creation of this show: a magical pairing celebrating some of the best music ever recorded.
These two super talents are back together and ready to put their own contemporary spin on much-loved classics including ‘That’s Entertainment’ and ‘A Couple of Swells’