Leona Lewis returned to Angel Studios with producers Richard 'Biff' Stannard and Ash Howes to record string and choir parts for her Christmas album, Christmas With Love, in Angel Studio 1 with Gary Thomas engineering and Chris Parker assisting. The album is Leona's fourth studio album and has recently spawned a hit single in the form of 'One More Sleep' which means Leona Lewis has now had more top five hits than any British female artist.
Angel got into the swing of things with Robbie Williams' tenth studio album, Swing Both Ways, this year after the success of his first swing album, Swing When You're Winning, which Angel also had a hand in. Robbie is joined on the album by Lily Allen, Michael Bublé, Kelly Clarkson, Olly Murs and Rufus Wainwright, working with long time producer Guy Chambers. The album features a string section recorded in Studio 3 with Steve Price at the helm assisted by Jeremy Murphy.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 1964 children's book by British author Roald Dahl. The story features the adventures of young Charlie Bucket inside the chocolate factory of eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka. The book comes to life in a new West End Musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes. Music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Whitman, engineered by Niall Acott with assistant engineer Joshua Thomas in Studio One. The show has received rave reviews and is currently a massive West End hit.