Goodnight Sweetheart The Musical
|Goodnight Sweetheart The Musical|
Official poster of the world premiere
|Book||Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran|
|Premiere||2018: Brookside Theatre, Romford|
Goodnight Sweetheart The Musical is a jukebox musical based on the award-winning BBC TV series of the same name and written by Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran. The musical follows the story of unlikely Time Traveller, Gary Sparrow and features songs from the 1940's and 1980's.
Original Production[edit | edit source]
This long anticipated musical was written by Laurence Marks (British writer) and Maurice Gran, one of Britain's leading comedy writing partnerships and the duo behind Birds of a Feather, The New Statesman and Shine On Harvey Moon and was cited by the BBC as one of the "theatre shows you won't want to miss in 2018.". Marks & Gran also wrote the musicals Dreamboats and Petticoats and Save The Last Dance For Me (musical).
Character List[edit | edit source]
The characters in 'Goodnight Sweetheart The Musical' are as follows:
- Gary Sparrow - TV Repairman and Time Traveler extraordinaire, an unlikely hero
- Yvonne Sparrow - his strong-willed and business-focused wife
- Ron Wheatcroft - Gary's best friend
- Phoebe Bamford - an East End barmaid in the 1940's
- Eric - Phoebe's dad and landlord of the Royal Oak
- Reg Deadman - an amiable 1940's copper
- Michelle - Yvonne's friend
- Stella - another of Yvonne's friends
- Norma - Phoebe's friend
- Maureen - another of Phoebe's friends
- Castlemaine - a one-armed spiv and WW1 veteran
- Jack Fortune - the keeper of the Time Warp
Cast Members[edit | edit source]
Original casts[edit | edit source]
|Characters||World Premiere |
|Gary Sparrow||Jai Sepple|
|Yvonne Sparrow||Madelaine Jennings|
|Ron Wheatcroft||Steven Crouch|
|Phoebe Bamford||Kirsty Cherrett|
|Reg Deadman||Jonny Buxton|
|Jack Fortune||David Ward|
|Dirk / Donald||Lewis Sheldrake|
Plot synopsis[edit | edit source]
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Music[edit | edit source]
The links to the disambiguation pages are here. ---I dream of horses
2018 World Premiere[edit | edit source]
Act One[edit | edit source]
Act Two[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Brookside Theatre homepage". Brookside Theatre homepage. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
- "Goodnight Sweetheart The Musical to launch in 2018". Comedy Feed. 2017-12-14. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
- "Goodnight Sweetheart: The Musical becomes a reality". Chortle. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
- "Goodnight Sweetheart The Musical to launch in 2018". comedy.co.uk. 2017-12-14. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
- Masters, Tim (2013-11-17). "Goodnight Sweetheart: Musical future for time travel show?". BBC News. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
- Youngs, Ian (2017-12-28). "The theatre shows you won't want to miss in 2018". BBC News. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
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