ME AND MY GIRL

Grand Opera House, York

Pick Me Up Theatre bring the much-loved Me and My Girl to York's Grand Opera House with its string of wonderful Noel Gay tunes including the show-stopping Lambeth Walk, one of the most joyful song and dance routines in musical theatre history.

The haughty aristocratic Hareford family are horrified to find that the long-lost heir to the earldom is cheeky Cockney geezer Bill Snibson. 

The Duchess sets about trying to transform him into a "fit and proper" gentleman – but what will happen when she demands that he break up with his Lambeth girlfriend Sally?

The show was a huge hit in the West End in the 1980s, running for eight years, and its star Robert Lindsay won the Tony for best actor in a musical when it transferred to Broadway.

 

The musical – first staged in 1937 and given a makeover by Stephen Fry for the 80s revival – features songs including The Sun Has Got His Hat On and Leaning on a Lamp-post.

14-18 May 2019

Book and lyrics by

L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber

Book revised by

Stephen Fry with contributions by Mike Ockrent

Music by

Noel Gay

Directed by

Robert Readman

Musical director

Sam Johnson

Choreography

Jessica Hardcastle

CAST

Bill Snibson

Finn East

 

Sally Smith

Emily Chattle

 

Maria, Duchess of Dene

Beryl Nairn

 

Sir John Tremayne

Tony Froud

 

Lady Jacqueline Carstone

Katie Melia

 

The Hon Gerald Bolingbroke

Andrew Roberts

 

Harriet Parchester

Alexandra Mather

 

Sir Jasper Tring

Ian Giles

 

Charles/Pearly King

James Coldrick

 

Lady Battersby

Maggie Smales

 

Mrs. Brown/Pearly Queen

Millie Jessup

 

Mrs Stainsly-Asherton

Susannah Baines

 

Bob Barking

Adam Sowter

 

Lord Damming

Rob King

 

Lord French

Noel Stabler

 

Ancestors/Servants/Cockneys

Pearl Mollison

Toni Bruce

Flo Poskitt

Gracie Edwards

James Coldrick

Adam Sowter

Millie Jessup

Rachel Dennison

Hermione Collier-Hield

Katie Eskriett

Rosie Tait

Melanie Groom

Rebecca Ellis

Sonia Di Lorenzo

Rebekah Malone

Alexia Broadbent

Melissa Saunders

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