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Confectionery Week - 27th February 2011

Hi there,


I am finally back off holiday and it was lovely to be back.  My thanks to Emma Sweeney, Ian Southgate and Mark Reed who all stood in for me whilst I was away.


This week was confectionery week and all the sweet tracks are listed below. 


Thanks to my guests Neil, Darren & Alice from the Artisans Theatre Group who are doing King Lear at the Brentwood Theatre this week ( Tel: 01277200305).  Thanks also to Sarah Wilson from Writtle Cards who is directing Comic Potential by Alan Ayckbourn this week as well.  To book for them either email or go to for more information.


If you are staying up for the Oscars I hope it’s a good one.  To find out the latest go to


Here’s the playlist:


1.       The candy man (by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) Sammy Davis – Greatest Hits Live!

2.       Truly Scrumptious (by Richard M. And Robert B. Sherman, from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) Nova Skipp – Children’s Musical Theatre

3.       The chocolate soldier (by Oscar Straus and Stanislaus Stange, from The Chocolate Soldier)

4.       Honey, honey (by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Stig Anderson, from Mamma Mia!) Amanda Seyfried, Ashley Lilley and Rachel McDowall – 2008 film soundtrack

5.       A taste of honey (by Bobby Scott and Ric Marlow, from A Taste of Honey) The Beatles - Please Please Me

6.       Overture (by Jule Styne, from Some Like It Hot) 1992 original London cast recording

7.       Sweet transvestite (by Richard O’Brien, from The Rocky Horror Show) Tim Curry – 1975 film soundtrack

8.       Sweet gingerbread man (by Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman, from The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart) Bobby Sherman – With Love, Bobby

9.       Witch’s ride (by Engelbert Humperdinck, from Hansel and Gretel) Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan – 1953 studio recording

10.   Sugar (by Jonathan Larson, from tick, tick...BOOM!) 2001 original off-Broadway cast

11.   My favourite things (by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, from The Sound of Music) Connie Fisher – Favourite Things

12.   Vanilla ice cream (by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, from She Loves Me) Ruthie Henshall – 1994 London revival cast

13.   A spoonful of sugar (by Robert B. And Richard M. Sherman, from Mary Poppins) Laura Michelle Kelly – 2004 original London cast

14.   Doing it for Sugar (by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, from Some Like It Hot) Tommy Steele – 1992 original London cast recording

15.   Garbage (by Jerry Herman, from Dear World) Milo O’Shea, Angela Lansbury and 1969 original Broadway cast

Roz xx

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