One Night Only, Sunday Treats

Adorable Dora/Call Me Merman

BY ROSEMARY ASHE.
MUSICAL DIRECTOR PAUL KNIGHT.
DIRECTED BY BEN STOCK.
See It Safely
21 August 2022
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Overview

“Tarts and barmaids, i just took whatever came along.”

West End Diva Rosemary Ashe pays tribute to two greats: national treasure Dora Bryan and musical theatre legend Ethel Merman,  Expect fun, music and laughter with excerpts from Dora’s best known shows and Ethel’s hit songs.

Olivier Award nominee Rosemary Ashe (The Phantom of the Opera, The Witches of Eastwick, Mary Poppins) and Paul Knight (42nd Street, Forbidden Broadway) star in these fascinating musical voyages.


People

Rosemary Ashe
Performer
Rosie has appeared in many West End productions including: Carlotta, the Prima Donna in the original cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Phantom of The Opera’, Madame Thenardier in ‘Les Miserables’, Cunegonde in ‘Candide’, Widow Corney in ‘Oliver!’, Hortense in ‘The Boyfriend’, Forbidden Broadway, Felicia Gabriel in ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ (for which she was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Performance in a Musical), Miss Andrew, the nasty nanny in ‘Mary Poppins’, Lottie Grady in ‘When We Are Married’ & Grandma Mole in ‘The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 & ¾’.
Paul Knight
Musical Director
As an actor musician Paul has appeared in 42nd Street, Forbidden Broadway, Call Me Merman, Adorable Dora, Grimsley and Tibbs, Champagne Charlie, A Tale of Cock and Bull, At the Drop of Another Hat, Two’s a Crowd and Here’s a How Dee Doo. As writer/composer Paul’s output includes the musicals Bunter, ‘Ello ‘Ello’ ‘Ello, Heroine, Rights of Man, Turn of the Screw, Jeopardy and his new musical Masque Macabre is being produced in 2023. Paul is co adapter and director of ‘Ode to Joyce’, and is at present creating a fusion opera for the Pakistani singer Saira Peter. As an educator Paul has worked with Birds College, Drama Studio London, GDSM, Arts Ed Fordham University and the NYMT. His vocal book ‘Sing’ is sold worldwide. He is a tutor at the Arts University Bournemouth.

Ben Stock
Director


Media

“Rosie is a marvellously colourful, sprightly, witty performer.”
Petroc Trelawney, BBC Radio 3

 
 

Tickets

21 August 2022

Sunday
7.30pm

Sunday
3.00pm

Running time: 140 minutes.

£29 (£25 Concession)
Concessions available to 65+, theatre unions, Access needs, or Universal Credit