Angela Lansbury singing 'Beauty And The Beast' live will take you right back to your childhood 4 years ago

Angela Lansbury singing 'Beauty And The Beast' live will take you right back to your childhood

Tale as old as time.

Dame Angela Lansbury is a legend for lots of reasons: to a generation (or more) of TV viewers, she will always be wily super-sleuth Jessica Fletcher in the long-running Murder She Wrote.

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But some younger folks out there might know her best as the voice of Mrs Potts in Disney's 1991 musical classic, Beauty And The Beast.

In the movie, Lansbury sings the famous title track that accompanies the scene of Belle and the Beast falling in love.

This year marks 25 years since the release of the animated movie - and there's evidently a lot of love still out there for it, stoked in no small part by Disney's live action remake, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, which is currently being filmed.

At the weekend, there was a special anniversary screening of the movie at Lincoln Centre in New York. And as a surprise treat at the end, Lansbury came out on stage to sing a live version of the title track - accompanied on the piano by the song's co-writer Alan Menken.

And as you'll see from the clip below, she's still got it.

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Elsewhere, Menken and other creatives involved with Beast have been reminiscing about the making of the Oscar winning film.

"Beauty And The Beast is about love,” Menken said. “It really is so fully about love and acceptance.”