Chorus Girls (musical)
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|Written by||Barrie Keeffe |
|Characters||Prince Charles, his bodyguard and various female activists|
|Place premiered||Theatre Royal, Stratford East|
|Setting||under-stage at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East|
It opened at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London starring Marc Sinden and also had a supporting cast of Michael Elphick, Anita Dobson, Lesley Manville, Kate Williams, Sandy Ratcliff and Charlotte Cornwell. Directed by Adrian Shergold, the choreography was by Charles Augins and Jim Rodford of The Kinks played bass with the theatre's 'house band'.
The plot was set around the story that Prince Charles (played by Sinden) was kidnapped by activists wanting to save the theatre building from demolition. Dobson played the girl who falls in love with him, and Elphick played Sinden's inept bodyguard.