The South Bank Show: Season 5, Episode 15

Guys and Dolls (7 Mar. 1982)

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Rehearsal footage from the National Theatre's 1982 production of "Guys and Dolls", along with interviews with director Richard Eyre, playwright Abe Burrows, and the principal cast members of the National Theatre production.


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Episode credited cast:
Melvyn Bragg ...
Himself - Presenter
Tony Britten ...
Himself - Musical Director
Abe Burrows ...
Himself - Interviewee
Himself / Big Jule
Himself / Sky Masterson
Julie Covington ...
Herself / Sister Sarah Brown
Himself - Director
David Healy ...
Himself / Nathan Detroit
Kevin Kennedy ...
Rusty Charlie / Hot Box Waiter
Herself / Miss Adelaide
Himself / Benny Southstreet
David Toguri ...
Himself - Choreographer


Ian Charleson, Bob Hoskins, Julie Covington, Julia McKenzie and their co-stars are shown rehearsing various songs, scenes, and dance numbers for the acclaimed, award-winning National Theatre production of 'Guys and Dolls' in London, which opened March 9, 1982. Director Richard Eyre provides commentary, insight, and history; and original 1950 playwright Abe Burrows is interviewed in New York. Rehearsal footage is shown of the following numbers: "Luck Be a Lady"; "Runyonland"; "The Oldest Established"; "I'll Know"; "A Bushel and a Peck"; "Adelaide's Lament"; "If I Were a Bell"; "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat"; "Marry the Man Today"; "I've Never Been in Love Before". Written by angelofvic

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