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At the Drop of a Hat

Cover to Original Cast Recording

A two-man revue written and performed by Michael Flanders and Donald Swann

New Lindsey Theatre, London 31 December, 1956. Transferred to Fortune Theatre, London - 24 January 1957 (733 perfs)

An After Dinner Farrago (Intimate Revue) in Two Acts.
Opened 8 October 1959 at the John Golden Theatre, New York and
closed 14 May 1960 after 216 performances.

Programme:

    1. A Transport of Delight
    2. Song of Reproduction
    3. A Gnu
    4. Design for Living
    5. Je suis le ténébreux
    6. Songs for Our Time (Philological Waltz; Satellite Moon; A Happy Song)
    7. A Song of the Weather
    8. The Reluctant Cannibal
    9. Greensleeves
    10. Misalliance
    11. Kokoraki - a Greek Song
    12. Madeira, M'Dear?
    13. Hippopotamus
    14. The Youth of the Heart
    15. Twice Shy
    16. Too Many Conkers
    17. Sea Fever

Programme USA

ACT 1

Song of Reproduction
The Hog Beneath the Skin (The Warthog)
A Transport of Delight
The Youth of the Heart (Lyrics by Sydney Carter.)
Greensleeves
The Wompom
Sea Fever
A Gnu
Judgement of Paris
Songs for Our Time: (Philological Waltz, Satellite Moon, A Happy Song)

ACT 2

A Song of the Weather
The Reluctant Cannibal In the Bath
Design for Living
Tried by the Centre Court
Misalliance
Kokoraki (A Greek Song)
Madeira, M' Dear?
The Hippopotamus

Discography:

Recorded during an actual performance - Parlophone PMC 1033