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PENNY PLAIN A revue devised and directed by Laurie Lister. Music by Richard Addinsell. Lyrics by Nicholas Phipps and Joyce Grenfell. St Martin's Theatre, London - 28 June, 1951 (443 perfs) CAST Joyce Grenfell, Elisabeth Welch, Rose Hill, Max Adrian, Desmond Walter Ellis, Delia Williams, Moyra Fraser, Patrick Brawn, June Whitfield, Anthony Tancred, Julian Orchard, Marjorie Dunkels and Jimmy Thompson. PART ONE 1. OVERTURE 2. COMPLAINT (by Alan Melville) Max Adrian 3. PENNY PLAIN (Lyric by Joyce Grenfell Music by Richard Addinsell) The Company 4. HOLIDAYS ABROAD (Lyric by Geoffrey Wethered, Music by Donald Swann) Rose Hill, Patrick Brawn, June Whitfield, Anthony Tancred 5. OFF BEAT (Sketch by Godfrey Harrison) Desmond Walter-Ellis, Max Adrian, Patrick Brawn, Julian Orchard 6. FESTIVAL CALYPSO (Lyric by Virginia Graham and Joyce Grenfell, Music by Richard Addinsell) Elisabeth Welch 7. JOYFUL NOISE (Lyric by Joyce Grenfell, Music by Donald Swann) Joyce Grenfell, Rose Hill, Moyra Fraser 8. ANCIENT AND MODERN (Sketch by Simon Phipps) Anthony Tancred, Max Adrian, Desmond Walter-Ellis, Moyra Fraser, Elisabeth Welch, June Whitfield, Patrick Brawn, Julian Orchard 9. GOOD DAY FOR GODIVA (Lyric by Michael Flanders, Music by Charles Zwar) Elisabeth Welch 10. PREHISTORIC COMPLAINT (Lyric by Michael Flanders, Music by Donald Swann) Max Adrian, Julian Orchard 11. THOUGHT FOR TODAY (by Joyce Grenfell) Joyce Grenfell 12. DANCE (Arranged by Alfred Rodrigues, Music by John Pritchett) Moyra Frase 13. ANCESTORS AND ACTRESSES (by Madeleine Bingham & Suzanne Ebel) Marjorie Dunkels 14. A MOMENT WITH TENNYSON (Lyric by Nicholas Phipps, Music by Richard Addinsell) Joyce Grenfell, Julian Orchard 15. FEET ACROSS THE SEA (by Paul Dehn, Music by Richard Addinsell) The Company PART TWO 16. QUITE STILL, PLEASE (By H. F. Ellis) Desmond Walter-Ellis