Part One

 

Prologue: Quoting Shakespeare

 

Bernard Levin

The Music Hall Shakespeare

          

Words by Worton David

Music by Harry Fragson

Who Was William Shakespeare?

 

Patrick Barlow

If You Go Down to the Vault Tonight

 

Words by Jimmy Kennedy

Music by John W Bratton

Revised words by Mary Holtby

And How Is Hamlet?

 

Perry Pontac

Moody Dane

 

Words by Herbert Farjeon

Music by John Pritchett

Give Us A Rest

 

Sandy Wilson

Additional Words by Nicola Keen

and Malcolm McKee

The Man Who Speaks in Anagrams

 

Monty Python

Shakespeare Masterclass

 

Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie

The Heroine the Opera House Forgot

 

Words by Laurence Phillips

Music by Carlton Edwards and Giuseppe Verdi

Additional words by Malcolm McKee

Swap a Jest

 

Words by Tim Brooke-Taylor and Bill Oddie

Music by Bill Oddie

Away with the Fairies

 

Dillie Keane

Fear No More

 

Words by William Shakespeare

Music by Stephen Sondheim

Kings Ain’t What They Used To Be

 

John Cooper

Carrying A Torch

 

Words by Anthony Drewe

Music by George Stiles

Giving Notes

 

Victoria Wood

In Shakespeare’s Day

 

Words by Anthony Drewe

Music by George Stiles

 

 

Part Two

 

PC or not PC

         

Words by Maureen Lipman

Music by Denis King

Additional words by Nicola Keen

Stage Directions

  Michael Green

So That’s the Way You Like It

 

Alan Bennett, Peter Cook,

Jonathan Miller and Dudley Moore

Ladies of London

 

Words by Caryl Brahms and Ned Sherrin

Music by Malcolm McKee

The English Lesson

 

Words by Adèle Anderson and Dillie Keane

Music by Dillie Keane

The Repertory Actor

  Guy Boas

Wherefore Art Thou, Juliet?

 

Alan Melville

Anecdotage

  Derek Nimmo

The Night I Appeared as Macbeth

 

William Hargreaves

Revised words by Tom Lehrer

The Curtain

  Guy Boas

Brush Up Your Shakespeare

  Cole Porter

Curtain Speech

  Ronald Harwood

Will Power

 

Words by Kevin Hammonds

Music by Charles Miller

Let’s Do It

 

Words by Linda Bassett and

Christopher Luscombe

Based on the original by Cole Porter

Additional Words by Noël Coward

Further words by Jeremy Browne,

Clive Hayward, Nicola Keen

and Malcolm McKee

Put Out the Light

 

Words by William Shakespeare

Music by Malcolm McKee