Bob Goody, Mel Smith and his play, "The Gambler," was performed at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Paul Brown, Philip Davis, Bob Goody, and Mel Smith in the cast.
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[on the spoof musical in The Tall Guy
(1989)] Mel [Mel Smith
] really wanted to do that because he didn't like Andrew Lloyd Webber
's stuff any more than I did, but he did love Sondheim, as do I, so it's a kind of hybrid actually. It's a send-up of both of them but it's most venomous I think about Andrew Lloyd Webber
. There's one song that's terribly like him.