A satire mocking a typical end-of-the-year show on British TV, recalling memorable events from that year. Featured are fake interviews alongside clips from news broadcasts and TV Shows popular at the time.
The Pub Landlord is a small-minded, bullet headed Little Englander whose prejudices mask a surprisingly sensitive, vulnerable and confused man. He is King of his own world but outside of ... See full summary »
'Jerry Springer-The Opera' tells the story of a day in the job of world famous talk-show host, Jerry Springer. Jerry has to sort out a number of guests problems; including a man who wants to dress up as a baby, a man with 3 lovers (one of them a transexual) and a fat woman who wants to be a pole dancer. However, on this particular day, something out of the ordinary will happen... Written by
This was the only musical ever to win all four "Best Musical" awards (What's On Stage, Olivier, Evening Standard, Critics Circle) See more »
[Jerry is hanging over a pit, about to be burned in the fires of hell for not solving the problems of Satan]
Wait! At least give me one chance to sort this out!
I have a dream!
[he is lifted slighty out of the pit]
I have a dream where everyone here turns to their neighbour...
... and shakes them by the hand and says...
..."You know, you're not such a bad guy. Why don't you come on over, my wife's making meatloaf!"
[dropped into pit]
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An musically stunning piece of satirical humour and philosophy
I'm not here to tell you the plot, but this show (which I have also seen Live in London) is absolutely wonderful! Of course it's obscene and distasteful in parts, but that is because it's subject matter is the Jerry Springer Show.
As a musical this show has a wonderful storyline, some great characters, some outstanding actors (such as David Bedella as Satan, and Alison Jiear as Shawntel are both amazing actors with stunning voices and vocal ranges), the music and songs themselves are sublime, with some very inventive lyrics and stylings. Also the set is simple yet wonderfully equipped and working.
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