Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A  

Last Edited: 08-Jan-2016
A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

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1966 Musical Comedy

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way
to the Forum
Zero Mostel        Pseudolus
Phil Silvers          Marcus Lycus
Buster Keaton     Erronius
Michael Crawford  Hero
Jack Gilford         Hysterium
Annette Andre     Philia
Michael Hordern   Senex
Leon Greene       Captain Miles Gloriosus
Roy Kinnear        Gladiator Instructor
Alfie Bass           Gatekeeper
John Bluthal        Roman Chief Guard
Pamela Brown      High Priestess
Patricia Jessel     Domina
Beatrix Lehmann  Domina's Mother
Frank Thornton   Roman Sentry
Peter Butterworth,
John Bennett, Andrew Faulds
Roman Sentry
Jennifer Baker     Geminae #1
Susan Baker       Geminae #2
Ronnie Brody,
Frank Elliott  Roman soldier
Lucienne Bridou   Panacea
Helen Funai        Tintinabula
Bill Kerr             Gladiator-in-Training
Jack May           Shopkeeper
Inga Neilsen       Gymnasia
Jon Pertwee       Crassus
Janet Webb        Fertilla
Myrna White       Vibrata

Directed by Richard Lester    
screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee
book by Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart
Produced by Melvin Frank
music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

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