The Shakespeare Revue

Cast: 2f 2m, plus 1 pianist

Staging: Minimal requirements

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854592590Publication Date:
9 Nov 1995
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
RSC, Barbican Centre and West End, 1994

The Shakespeare Revue

By Christopher Luscombe and Malcolm McKee

Paperback £10.99£8.79

An enchanting collection of witty music and skits about the Bard.

Devised for, and first performed by, the Royal Shakespeare Company, this show has been a hit with audiences all over the world. It includes songs and sketches by Alan Bennett, Noël Coward, Stephen Sondheim, Fry and Laurie, Monty Python, Victoria Wood and many more.

There is a digital version of the music score available. Please enquire for more details, including fees for the score. You can have a non-printable  perusal copy of the score sent to you free of charge.

For more information about the show, visit the dedicated website at www.theshakespearerevue.com.


PROGRAMME

Part One:

Prologue: Quoting Shakespeare – by Bernard Levin

The Music Hall Shakespeare – words by Worton David, music by Harry Fragson

Who Was William Shakespeare? – by Patrick Barlow

If You Go Down to the Vault Tonight – words by Jimmy Kennedy, music by John W Bratton, revised words by Mary Holtby

And How Is Hamlet? – by Perry Pontac

Moody Dane – words by Herbert Farjeon, music by John Pritchett

Give Us A Rest – by Sandy Wilson, additional words by Nicola Keen and Malcolm McKee

The Man Who Speaks in Anagrams – by Monty Python

Shakespeare Masterclass – by Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie

The Heroine the Opera House Forgot – words by Laurence Phillips, music by Carlton Edwards and Giuseppe Verdi, additional words by Malcolm McKee

Swap a Jest – words by Tim Brooke-Taylor and Bill Oddie, music by Bill Oddie

Away with the Fairies – by Dillie Keane

Fear No More – words by William Shakespeare, music by Stephen Sondheim

Kings Ain’t What They Used To Be – John Cooper

Carrying A Torch – words by Anthony Drewe, music by George Stiles

Giving Notes – by Victoria Wood

In Shakespeare’s Day – words by Anthony Drewe, music by George Stiles

 

Part Two:

PC or not PC – words by Maureen Lipman, music by Denis King, additional words by Nicola Keen

Stage Directions – by Michael Green

So That’s the Way You Like It – by Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller and Dudley Moore

Ladies of London – words by Caryl Brahms and Ned Sherrin, music by Malcolm McKee

The English Lesson – words by Adèle Anderson and Dillie Keane, music by Dillie Keane

The Repertory Actor – by Guy Boas

Wherefore Art Thou, Juliet? – by Alan Melville

Anecdotage – by Derek Nimmo

The Night I Appeared as Macbeth – by William Hargreaves, revised words by Tom Lehrer

The Curtain –  by Guy Boas

Brush Up Your Shakespeare – by Cole Porter

Curtain Speech – by Ronald Harwood

Will Power – words by Kevin Hammonds, music by Charles Miller

Let’s Do It – words by Linda Bassett and Christopher Luscombe, based on the original by Cole Porter, additional words by Noël Coward, further words by Jeremy Browne, Clive Hayward, Nicola Keen and Malcolm McKee

Put Out the Light – words by William Shakespeare, music by Malcolm McKee

Press Quotes

'Absolute bliss'

The Times

'A rave review'

Daily Telegraph

'I adored it'

Daily Mail

'Hilarious'

Time Out

Cast: 2f 2m, plus 1 pianist

Staging:Minimal requirements

Professional Rights: Yes

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854592590Publication Date:
9 Nov 1995
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
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