The Story of Musicals

  • : 2012
  • : 3
  • : 0
  • BBC Four
  • Documentary



Episode 1
Episode overview
03, 2012
The first episode looks at how, from unpromising beginnings in the period after the Second World War, British musicals went on to reclaim the West End from American domination. .. show full overview
Episode 2
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10, 2012
This episode charts how British musical talent in the 1980s stormed the West End with hits like Cats, Les Miserables, Blood Brothers and Phantom of the Opera. There are first-hand .. show full overview
Episode 3
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17, 2012
The final episode brings the story up to the 90s and beyond. We see the rise of the jukebox musical as Bjorn Ulvaeus and Judy Craymer tell the story of the creation of Mamma Mia! Ben .. show full overview