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Clown Jewels

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A Revue. Comedy scenes by Bud Flanagan & the Crazy Gang. Comedy directed by Charles Henry. Music Lyrics by Ross Parker. Dances and Musical Numbers by Joan Davis. Musical Director - Jack Ansell.

Victoria Palace Theatre, London - 5 March, 1959

The Cast included;

Bud Flanagan, Nervo and Knox, Naughton and Gold, Eddie Gray, Anne Hart, Celia Wright, the Kentones, Kazbez and Kari, the Lynton Boys, the Croft Twins, Peter Glaze, Patric Feeney and the John Tiller Girls

Staged by Alec Shanks


Programme

OVERTURE - Orchestra under the direction of JACK ANSELL

  1. SHOW PLACE Designed by Erte

(a) STEP INSIDE

Showing the Town - THE KEN-TONES
Seeing the Town - The Jewel Singers, The Showgirls

(b) THE JEWEL HOUSE

The Clown Princess - SONIA REES
Clown Jewels - The John Tiller Girls

(c) YEOMEN WARDERS - THE CRAZY GANG (NERVO, BUD, NAUGHTON, & KNOX, FLANAGAN & GOLD, Monsewer EDDIE GRAY

  1. YET AGAIN - THE CRAZY GANG

  2. FINE FEATHERS - (Dresses designed by Anthony Holland) -

    Featuring: THE CROFT TWINS, THE SHOW LADIES, THE JOHN TILLER GIRLS, (Tiller Routine by Barbara Aitken)

  3. CHOIR PRACTICE - THE CRAZY GANG

  4. THE KEN-TONES - Close Harmony Quartette

  5. DISAPPOINTED DEBS (Decor by Alec Shanks) (Written by Greatrex Newman) (Costumes designed and executed by Carl Bonn and Colin McKenzie) - THE CRAZY GANG

  6. DARKEST AFRICA— W.1. Designed by Coltelacci

    JUNGLE LAW CHA CHA

    The Singer - SONIA REES
    Sophisticated Ladies - The Showgirls
    Devil-May-Care Dancers - The John Tiller Girls
    and featuring
    KAZBEK and ZARI

  7. THOSE CRAZY YEARS Designed by Denis Wreford and Alec Shanks (Songs and Laughs from the Gang's Scrapbook)

    (a) F. D. R. JONES ("Little Dog Laughed") - BUD FLANAGAN and Company
    (b) THE FLEET'S IN PORT ("O.K. for Sound")

    The Girlfriends - SONIA REES, The Showgirls
    The Navy - The Jewel Singers

    (e) IN THE SHADOW OF EROS ("London Rhapsody")

    Six Broken Blossoms - THE CRAZY GANG

(d) CRUISING DOWN THE RIVER ("Together Again")

The Boy - Leslie Want
The Girl - Celia Wright

(e) TRAVELLING LIGHT ("Jokers Wild") - The John Tiller Girls

(f) L.C.C. SHORTHANDED ("Round About Regent Street")

Men About Whitehall - THE CRAZY GANG

(g) GUARDS ON PARADE ("Life Begins at Oxford Circus"; - THE COMPANY

  1. GOTTA GETTA HAT (Costumes and Decor by Erte)

    The Singer - CELIA WRIGHT
    The John Tiller Girls and the Showgirls with THE CROFT TWINS

  2. DO IT YOURSELF KITBAG

    The Professor - JIMMY NERVO
    The Navigator - CHARLIE NAUGHTON
    The Commentator - TEDDY KNOX
    The Engineer - JIMMY GOLD
    The Mayor - EDDIE GRAY
    The Mayoress - Peter Glaze

  3. WHAT THE STARS DON'T TELL with " MONSEWER " EDDIE GRAY

  4. BUD FLANAGAN ... ... ... STILL GOING STRONG

    RONNIE RAYMOND joins BUD to sing
    "Home is Where Your Heart Is", (" Strollin' " written, composed and staged by Ralph Reader)

  5. THE LYNTON BOYS - Speciality Dancers

  6. THE HYLTONIAN REPERTORY COMPANY revive

    THE LEGEND OF ROBIN HOOD - THE CRAZY GANG

  7. CROWNS FOR CLOWNS (Costumes and Decor by Erte)

    (a) GEMS FROM THE SHOW - THE KEN-TONES, with the Jewel Singers and Showgirls
    (b) ALL. THAT GLITTERS - THE ENTIRE COMPANY

Musical Numbers

  1. Clown Jewels (Ross Parker)
  2. Yeomen Warders (Ross Parker)
  3. Keep Us Looking Beautiful (Irwin, Philip and Hugh Charles)
  4. A Soldier's Done The Dirty on Our Amy(Ralph Reader)
  5. Disappointed Debs (Greatrex Newman)
  6. The Jungle Law (Irwin and Hugh Charles)
  7. The Fleet's In Port (Noel Gay)
  8. F. D. R. Jones ("Little Dog Laughed") (Harold Rome)
  9. Six Broken Blossoms (R. P. Weston and Bert Lee)
  10. Cruisin' Down The River (Beadell and Tollerton)
  11. There's Something About A Soldier (Noel Gay)
  12. When The Guards Are On Parade (Leslie Sarony and Horatio Nicholls)
  13. Gotta Getta Hat ( Russ Parker)
  14. Wait Till Paris Sees Us (Sherrell and Moody)
  15. Home Is Where Your Heart Is (Ross Parker)
  16. Love Makes The World Go Round (Ollie Jones)
  17. Strollin' (Ralph Reader)
  18. Robin Hood (Carl Sigman)
  19. Reprises


ORCHESTRATIONS BY BILLY TERNENT