Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Show Must Go On series: Michael Ball and Boyzone among stars in composer's 1998 birthday concert to be streamed online

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 50th birthday concert from 1998 is the next stream to feature in his online series.

Michael Ball, Glenn Close, Sarah Brightman, Elaine Paige, Antonio Banderas and Boyzone are a few of the stars who came together to pay tribute to the musical composer at the Royal Albert Hall.

The celebration will be available to watch for 48 hours from 7pm on Friday May 1 on The Shows Must Go On YouTube channel.

Close performed songs from Sunset Boulevard, while Brightman sings a selection of tunes from Phantom of the Opera. Boyzone, at the height of their 90s popularity, sing No Matter What, a song from Whistle Down The Wind, with which the boy band had a number one hit that same year.

Further performances include Elaine Paige singing Memory from Cats, Donny Osmond singing songs from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Banderas, who had recently starred in the film of Evita alongside Madonna, singing songs from the same musical.

This is the fifth stream in the series, following Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera and its sequel Love Never Dies.