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Jazz star to sing lullaby in first for kids' TV channel

Honoured: Gregory Porter
Honoured: Gregory Porter

By Sherna Noah, PA

A CBeebies bedtime story is to be sung, not read, for the first time after TV bosses booked Gregory Porter for the slot.

The US jazz singer (48) will sing Moon River, the classic ballad from the 1961 film Breakfast At Tiffany's. He will be accompanied by Chip Crawford on the piano, while illustrations from the Moon River picture book by Tim Hopgood will appear on screen.

Porter said: "It was an honour to perform a lullaby for CBeebies Bedtime Stories. Moon River is one of my all-time favourites, so to be able to sing it, to inspire dreaming, is pretty cool."

The broadcast will air on the pre-school channel on Friday November 22. CBeebies Bedtime Stories airs daily at 6.50pm.

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