Gutsy lass Gracie rallies fellow stall-holders at Birkenhead Market to prevent its takeover and demolition by a department store chain. She invokes the Market's foundation by Royal Charter just before an inadvertent gas leak provides an explosive climax. Written by
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Hello, Grace! How's your father, alright? I thought you were on the stage making hundreds of pounds a week
I thought you were running John Barkers in Kensington. We must both be wrong
No, I'm still here and I'm staying here until they chuck me out
Well, shake on that, Mr Turnpenny.
based on "La Traviata"
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Sung by Gracie Fields See more