Andrew Lloyd Webber,  
‘Starlight Express’ Original Cast

Starlight Express: Limited Zoetrope Picture Disc Vinyl LP


Release date: 7 June, 2024

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the original London production, Andrew Lloyd Webber's “Starlight Express” original cast recording on 1LP zoetrope.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s STARLIGHT EXPRESS, which opened at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre in 1984. To celebrate, highlights from the original cast recording of STARLIGHT EXPRESS will be released on a special collector’s 1LP Zoetrope

The release coincides with a brand new production of STARLIGHT EXPRESS, opening June 8th at the purpose built Starlight Auditorium at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. Audiences will be immersed in a world of speed, song and storytelling as an incredible cast of 40 whizz around and above, performing some of musical theatre’s most beloved songs, including AC/DCRolling StockLight at the End of the Tunnel and the iconic Starlight Express.

Each side, masterfully designed by Zoetrope specialist Drew Tetz,  will animate with the rotation of the vinyl when exposed to the right light conditions or captured on your phone.

The limited edition Zoetrope features the original cast of STARLIGHT EXPRESS, including Stephanie Lawrence, Frances Ruffelle, Jess Shankley, Jeffrey Daniel and Ray Shell, plus a special bonus track from the 1992 re-launch of the show in London.

‍As a child’s train set magically comes to life and the engines race to become the fastest in the world, Rusty the steam train has little hope of winning until he is inspired by the legend of the ‘Starlight Express’.

Tracklisting :

Side A

1. Rolling Stock
2. Pumping Iron
3. AC/DC
4. He Whistled At Me
5. The Race
6. Starlight Express

Side B

1. U.N.C.O.U.P.L.E.D.
2. Right Place, Right Time
3. I Am The Starlight
4. One Rock ‘N’ Roll Too Many
5. Light At The End Of The Tunnel
6. Crazy (from “The New Starlight Express”)

Picture Disc