Starring Maureen Lipman with Denis King at the piano
Written by James Roose-Evans and Maureen Lipman, adapted from the works of Joyce Grenfell; music by Richard Addinsell
Premiere: 14th Sept. 1988, Fortune Theatre, London
First Performance at the Vaudeville Theatre 19th Sept. 1989;
American Premiere 12, Jan 1990, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven CT; National Tour; numerous fund-raising performances for charity throughout the UK.
Producer: Michael Codron
Assoc. Producer: David Sutton
Director: Alan Strachan
Set: Peter Rice
Costumes: Ben Frow
Lighting: Adam Grater
Movement: Geraldine Stephenson
Original Cast Recording: Recorded at CTS Studios, Wembley. May 1989 for Legacy Records Ltd; Produced by Alan Strachan and Denis King; engineer, Dick Lewzey.
BBC video recording 1991. Available on DVD.
Fact of the Day
In the early 60s a young unknown band called The Beatles came to see The King Bros at the Liverpool Empire, asked for their autographs, and invited them to a party, which Denis couldn't be bothered to attend and is still kicking himself.