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Me and My Girl is a popular British stage musical, with book and lyrics by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose and music by Noel Gay. Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Noel Gay born Reginald Armitage (July 15, 1898 - March 3, 1954) was one of the most successful British composers of popular music of the 1930s and 1940s. ...


It was originally performed at the Victoria Palace theatre in London, in 1937, and starred Lupino Lane. At first attracting little notice, the production gained immediate success after a matinee performance was broadcast live on BBC radio, following the cancellation of a sporting event. Me and My Girl went on to run for a phenomenal 1,646 performances. The show's showstopper, "The Lambeth Walk", has the distinction of being the only popular song to be the subject of a leader in The Times. In October 1938 one of its leaders read 'While dictators rage and statesmen talk, all Europe dances - to The Lambeth Walk.' St. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was formed in 1927 by means of a royal charter. ... The Lambeth Walk is a song from the 1937 musical Me and My Girl (with book and lyrics by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose and music by Noel Gay). ...


Me and My Girl was revived in 1952, and again in 1984, when it ran for eight years at the Haymarket and Adelphi theatres in London, later going on tour throughout Britain, and transferring to New York's Broadway at the Marquis Theatre in 1986. State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...


Prominent Songs

  • "The Lambeth Walk"
  • "The Sun has got His Hat On"
  • "Leaning on a Lamp Post"
  • "Me and My Girl"

Me and My Girl was also the name of a British television sit-com starring Richard O'Sullivan and Tim Brooke-Taylor. The Lambeth Walk is a song from the 1937 musical Me and My Girl (with book and lyrics by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose and music by Noel Gay). ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... Richard OSullivan (born Chiswick, London, May 7, 1944) is a British actor, notable for his sitcom roles in the 1970s and 1980s. ... Tim Brooke-Taylor (born July 17, 1940 in Buxton, Derbyshire) is a British comic actor most well known in Britain as a member of The Goodies comedy trio, and as one of the panel members of the comedy radio show Im Sorry I Havent a Clue. ...


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Me and My Girl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (281 words)
Me and My Girl is a popular British stage musical, with book and lyrics by Douglas Furber and L.
Me and My Girl was revived in 1952, and again in 1984 at the Leicester Haymarket theatre, from where it transferred to London's West End for a successful eight year run at the Adelphi Theatre, later going on tour throughout Britain, and transferring to New York's Broadway at the Marquis Theatre in 1986.
Me and My Girl was also the name of a British television sit-com starring Richard O'Sullivan and Tim Brooke-Taylor.
Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Me and my girl (1798 words)
For me it was my daughter Caoimhe's birth.
Sometimes her vulnerability catches me in the throat when I see her on the floor gamely struggling with her exercises while her dad sings "Hey, hey, hey de ho, the great big elephant is so slow".
Here she is, a little girl on the eve of her first birthday, so close to crawling away from me towards a life of her own.
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