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Sunday 2nd May 2010 - Stage Door Election Special

Tonight’s Stage Door was a special show devoted to the world of Political Theatre as it is Election Week (incase you needed reminding!)  Songs either had an Election focus or came from Political shows.  See the playlist below.


I also mentioned a competition that is being run by The Stage newspaper.  They are looking for a new Musical Theatre voice to appear on a CD of 100 Greatest Musicals.  You need to enter online and the URL you need is:


Here is the playlist for Election Special.  See you next week for Rock Week!


A Hell of An Election – Pickwick The Musical by Leslie Bricusse & Cyril Ornadel. 1963 Chichester Cast Recording.


Mack The Knife – Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill.  Bobby Darin Recording.


Strike Up The Band – Strike Up The Band by George & Ira Gershwin, book by Morrie Ryskind.


Overture – Call Me Madam, by Irving Berlin with Howard Lindsay & Russell Crouse. 1953 film recording.


Sister Suffragette – Mary Poppins by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman. Original Film Recording.


The Deal – Chess by Tim Rice, Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus. 1984 Original Concept Album.


Of Thee I Sing – Of Thee I Sing by George and Ira Gershwin, book by Morrie Ryskind & George. S Kaufman. 1953 Broadway Recording.


Unworthy of Your Love – Assassins by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman. 2004 Broadway Cast Recording.


Have You Met Miss Jones – I’d Rather Be Right by Richard Rogers & Lorenz Hart with book by George S Kaufman and Moss Hart.  Recorded by Robbie Williams for the Bridget Jones Diary soundtrack.



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