Theatreland Memorabilia

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Buying the July 1957 programme at the Lyric Theatre would have cost you sixpence.

Grab Me A Gondola

Book: Julian More. Music: James Gilbert.
Lyrics: James Gilbert and Julian More.


Theatre Royal, Windsor
First performance: 30th October 1956.

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith
First performance: 27th November 1956

Lyric Theatre
First performance: 26th December 1956
Director: Eleanor Fazan. Staging: John Counsell.
Musical Director: Stanley Myers.

040757 edition programme cast

Programme available to buy in our eBay Store

CharacterPlayed By
Virginia Jones, a film starJoan Heal
Tom Wilson, a columnistDenis Quilley
Margaret Kyle, his fianceeSally Bazely
Prince Luigi Bourbon CorielliGuido Lorraine
Alex Bryan, Virginia's managerDonald Hewlett
Lt.-Commander Fitzmorrie, R.N.Johnny Ladd
Tino, Proprietor of the Pensione TinoTrefor Jones
Giuseppina, his wifeIna De La Haye
Herring, a bo'sunJay Denyer
Marcia Grey, a starletJoyce Blair
StarletJane Dore
StarletFrances Pidgeon
StarletMary Preston
StarletUna Stubbs
Pressman, Manager, Sailor, etc.Peter Brett
Pressman, Manager, Sailor, etc.John Griffin
Pressman, Manager, Sailor, etc.Roy Jameson
Pressman, Manager, Sailor, etc.Tom Shaw
Pressman, Manager, Sailor, etc.Terence Theobald
EnsembleRuth Clark
EnsembleEsme Robinson
EnsemblePeter Gilmore
EnsembleGordon Wales