Music by Denis King - Book and lyrics by Willis Hall
Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
Robert Louis Stevenson’s timeless seafaring tale of adventure.
First performed at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 21 December 1984
Director: Clive Perry
Design: Hugh Durrant
Lighting: Benny Ball
Choreographer: Kenn Oldfield
Orchestrations: Denis King and Ed Coleman
Musical Director: Ed Coleman
CAST (17 M, 2 W)
PRINCIPALS: John Barr, Eileen Gourlay, Terence Conoley, Bob Grant, Mark York, Richard Derrington, William Ilkley, Jonty Stephens, Jack Douglas, Hugh Craig, Paul Williamson, Robert Bridges, Julian Forsyth, Charles Nicklin, Edward Phillips, Howard Ludlow, John Dixon, Arthur Whybrow, Clade Edwards, Clare Welch. CHORUS: Tim Brennan, Jeffrey Browne, Ray A Davison, Peter Holbrook, Barry Holland, Steven Jonas, Ian Parkin, Robert Redling, Martin Rumble, Richard Waites
MUSICAL NUMBERS (demos)
Fact of the Day
Denis worked with Sir John Betjeman, who was asked to write a lyric for a TV theme of Denis' but the partnership was shortlived as after two months Sir John had only come up with four words, but apparently they had a good lunch together.
One Pair Of Hands