The Stories

From time to time I will be adding some stories relating to or connected to my talks. The titles of the stories are shown in each case grouped under the title of the talk they refer to. Each story can be accessed by clicking on the heading of the story.

The Topsy-Turvy World

Gilbert and Sullivan, Their Influence and Relationship

A Very English Dynasty

The Grave of Lucas D'Oyly Carte

The Magnificent Seven

No Strings  The 2021 treatment of Carousel at Regents Park Open Air Theatre.

The Centenarian of Song

‘This Is The Army’ But….  Irving Berlin’s special contribution to two world wars.

'Always' - A Many Splendoured Thing

The Irving Berlin Collection

Through the Stage Door

The Theatre Royal


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US Speaking Tour, May 2022

May 9th at State College, Pennsylvania.
The Topsy-Turvy World of Gilbert and Sullivan

May 11th Boston MA.
The Topsy-Turvy World of Gilbert and Sullivan

May 12th Cleveland Ohio.
The Magnificent Seven - Seven Great Contributors to The Great American Songbook.

May 14th Syracuse.
A Very English Dynasty - Four Generations of the D’Oyly Carte Family

My thanks to these branches of the English Speaking Union, US for these invitations.

Invitation poster