UVHS Performing Arts is delighted to announce that it will be staging a production of “Me And My Girl” on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st March in the Coronation Hall.
Written by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose and with music by Noel Gay, the musical is set in the late 1930s and tells the story of an unapologetically unrefined cockney called Bill Snibson (played by Year 13 student Connor ), who learns that he is the 14th heir to the Earl of Hareford in Hertfordshire. The plot follows the attempts by the Duchess of Hareford (played by Year 13 student Sarah) to re-educate and refine Bill – against the wishes of his cockney girlfriend, Sally (played by Year 10 student Phoebe).
The musical had a hugely successful original run in the West End in 1937, and was turned into a film in 1939, titled The Lambeth Walk, named after one of the show’s songs. Other well-known numbers from the show include “The Sun Has Got His Hat On” and “Leaning on a Lampost”. Since it’s revival by Stephen Fry in 1984 the West End production has received 2 Olivier Awards, and on Broadway it received 11 Tony Award nominations.
Directed by Head of Drama Mike Vogler, this production promises to provide a full evening’s entertainment, with laughs and dance routines (choreographed by Year 13 student Florrie) throughout, as well as toe-tapping solo and full cast songs, courtesy of the 45-strong cast, accompanied by a student show band under the direction of Head of Performing Arts, Richard Butler.
Tickets are available from The Coronation Hall Box Office (online, phone or in person) priced at £8.50 / £3 children. Seating is unreserved in cabaret style with a licensed bar.
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Mr Fay c/o Mrs A Herman (Headteacher's PA)
Ulverston Victoria High School
Springfield Road, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0EB
Tel: 01229 483900