Last summer’s Classics in the Park event made a loss of £78,000. Merton Council plans to repeat the event this year, now titled Live at Wimbledon Park. The line-up is as follows:

Friday 26 August – The City of London Sinfonia

Saturday 27 August – The Definitive Rat Pack, featuring Suzie Kennedy as Marilyn Monroe

Sunday 28 August – The Brand New Heavies

Monday 29 August – Horrible Histories (daytime shows for families)