Musical Song Lists

32 British Musical Theatre Songs – by Vocal Type

Are you searching for a British musical theatre song for an upcoming project or audition? Whether you prefer to perform in your natural accent or would like to practice singing in a British accent, you’ve come to the right place! Below, you’ll discover a list of British showtunes, broken down by vocal type.


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Altos

If Mountains Were Easy to Climb” – Mrs Henderson Presents

I’m Hopeless When It Comes to You” – Stephen Ward

Poor Thing” – Sweeney Todd

There is More to Life” – Flowers for Mrs Harris


Baritones

After Today” – Doctor Dolittle

Expectations” – Amazing Grace

Never the Luck” – The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Where Are All the People?” – Chaplin


Basses

Camelot” – Camelot

Living in a Dream World” – Mrs Henderson Presents

Now is Not the Time” – Mrs Henderson Presents

The Life That You Wished For” – Chaplin


Contras

Born to Boogie” – Billy Elliot

Forgiveness” – Jane Eyre

Grandma’s Song” – Billy Elliot

Shine” – Billy Elliot


Psst… Here’s where you can find out your vocal type!


Mezzo-Sopranos

All That Matters” – Finding Neverland

Loud” – Matilda

Sylvia’s Lullaby” – Finding Neverland

This Little Girl” – Matilda


Sopranos

I Still Believe” – Amazing Grace

Moonfall” – The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The Finer Things” – Jane Eyre

Voices of the Angels” – Amazing Grace


Tenors

A Bit of Earth” – The Secret Garden

If I Left London” – Chaplin

Messing About In A Boat” – The Wind in the Willows

Race You to the Top of the Morning” – The Secret Garden


Trebles

Electricity” – Billy Elliot

Naughty” – Matilda

Quiet” – Matilda

The Beautiful Day” – Scrooge!


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Which of these British musical theatre songs is your favorite?

And what are you working on at the moment? Have you mastered singing in accents other than your own? Feel free to share in the comments below!


Stacy Karyn, Author of British Musical Theatre Songs.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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