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Mrs Wilson's Diary

Revue Musical. Music by Jeremy Taylor; lyrics by John Wells; book by Richard Ingrams and John Wells. Produced by Joan Littlewood.

Theatre Royal, Stratford East, 21 September 1967 [Season];
Criterion Theatre, 24 October 1967 (175 perfs)


This was a piece of gentle political satire based on the on-going lampoons in the fortnightly  magazine “Private Eye”. It was not really a musical – it was a satirical play laced with some rather funny songs.

Musical Numbers

  1. Here I Kneel; Who?
  2. Who Are the Bastards Now?
  3. The Terrible Mr Brown
  4. Why Should I Worry?
  5. What Would They Say?
  6. Harold and Me
  7. One Man Band.