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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Horror  -  31 October 2001 (USA)
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This movie is a recorded performance in concert. It all begins when Benjamin Barker( George Hearn), a mysterious,quiet,and subtle barber, returns to his hometown in London after escaping ... See full summary »

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This movie is a recorded performance in concert. It all begins when Benjamin Barker( George Hearn), a mysterious,quiet,and subtle barber, returns to his hometown in London after escaping from a prison in Australia with help from a young sailor named Anthony. Now Sweeney Todd, he returns to his home where he and his wife Lucie and daughter Johanna used to live. When he arrives he meets Mrs. Nellie Lovett(Patti Lupone), a lonely woman who owns a down and out pie shop, and discovers that his wife has poisoned herself and the judge that unfairly punished him is responsible and the judge also has his daughter. So then Sweeney plots his revenge on the judge and his accomplice the Beadle and with help from Mrs. Lovett he re-opens his barber shop and vows to give the judge the closest shave he will ever know and give Mrs. Lovett a tasty new ingredient for her homemade meat pies. Written by Thomas

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The original Broadway production starring Angela Lansbury and Len Cariou opened at the Uris Theater on February 6, 1979, ran for 557 performances and won the 1979 Tony Awards for the Best Musical, Book and Score. See more »

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Beadle: Mr. Todd. Strange, sir. It seems your face is known to me.
Mrs. Lovett: Him?
[laughs]
Mrs. Lovett: That's a laugh, him being me uncle's cousin and arrived from Birmingham only yesterday.
Sweeney Todd: And yet already, I have heard Beadle Bamford spoken of with great respect.
Beadle: Well, sir, I do try for my neighbors. Fleet Street, eh? Above your pie shop, ma'am?
Mrs. Lovett: That's it, sir.
Beadle: Then, Mr. Todd, you shall surely be seing me before the week is out.
Sweeney Todd: You will be welcome, Beadle Bamford, and I guarantee to give you, without a penny's charge, the...
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6 October 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Of all the various performances, this is my favorite one. The chorus moves while singing in the manner of ancient Greek classics. The lighting is very, very effective. But of course it is the music and the singing that makes this the best one yet. Friends who have never heard of Sweeny Todd have enjoyed this - as well as people who did not like the stage presentation. Watch it and fall in love with this classic.


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