Letís Do The Show Right Here

Louise Gold starred as a Team Captain, on BBC Radio 2, (recorded on 8 July, 3 July, 10 July, ?, ?,. 19 June, ?, &21 August 1994), broadcast on the 23 &30 September, 7, 14 & 21 October, 4, 11 & 18 November 1994

This quiz show is described on air by its host as:  

ďThe musical comedy quiz show about musicals, old and new, hits and flops, from Broadway to off off off off Broadway.Ē Mark Steyn on LETíS DO THE SHOW RIGHT HERE.

 

This appears to have been the second series, the first series broadcast in April And May 1993 had Denise Coffey as a Team Captain. Evidently Louise Gold replaced her in this second series.

Cast

Broadcast 23 September 1994 (Recorded 7 August 1994)

Host - Mark Steyn

Team Captains - Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh

Guests - Julia McKenzie and Sheridan Morley

Piano - John Gould

 

30 September 1994 (Recorded 3 July 1994)

Host - Mark Steyn

Team Captains - Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh

Guests - Lorna Dallas and Michael Roberts

Piano - ?John Gould

 

7 October 1994 (Recorded 19 June 1994)

Host - Mark Steyn

Team Captains - Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh

Guests - Barry Cryer and Lorelei King

Piano - Colin Sell

 

14 October 1994

Host - Mark Steyn

Team Captains - Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh

Guests - Jessica Martin and Michael Roberts

Piano - John Gould

 

21 October 1994

Host - Mark Steyn

Team Captains - Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh

Guests - Julia McKenzie and Sheridan Morley

Piano - John Gould

 

4 November 1994 (Recorded 19 June 1994)

Host - Mark Steyn

Team Captains - Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh

Guests - Barry Cryer and Lorelei King

Piano - Colin Sell

 

11 November 1994

Host - Mark Steyn

Team Captains - Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh

Guests - Lorna Dallas and Michael Roberts

Piano - Colin Sell

 

18 November 1994 (Recorded 21 August 1994)

Host - Mark Steyn

Team Captains - Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh

Guests - Jessica Martin and Michael Roberts

Piano - John Gould

 

Production Team

Producer - Chris Neil

Questions Set By - Ken Hoare

Devised by- Carol Smith

Scored by - Eleanor Geen

Theme Song - Denis King and Dick Vosburgh

 

For a summary of Letís Do The Show Right Here (or rather the last episode), please click here.

Team Captains Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh went on to appear together, along with Jessica Martin, in One Touch Of Venus (2000 Production) for the Lost Musicals, a charitable trust, which Louise Gold first got involved with via Dick Vosburgh volunteering her for a production of Love Life.

Dick Vosburgh was one of the script-writers for the revue Noel/Cole: Letís Do It.

Dick Vosburghís work as a lyricist has been sung by Jessica Martin on many occasions, including: A Lost Musicals Occasion and Dress Circle Grand Reopening.

In one of his other guises, as a theatre critic, quizmaster Mark Steyn reviewed Nunsense.

Sheridan Morely has reviewed: The Boys From Syracuse and went on to review Kiss Me Kate.

Sheridan Morely had previously presented Sondheim At The Barbican.

Julia McKenzie had previously appeared in A Time To Start Living.

Julia McKenzie and Lorna Dallas went on to appear in the Side By Side By Sondheim 25th Anniversary Gala, their recording credits include The Greatest Musicals of the 20th Century.

Louise Gold and Michael Roberts went on to appear in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Darling of The Day, and, Mexican Hayride.

Lorna Dallas had previously appeared in The Royal Variety Performance (1982), Broadway To Brighton, and, CLICís 18th Birthday Celebration; She has gone on to appear in Happily Ever After. Her recording credits include The Great Musicals Ė Glamour And Majesty, The Great Musicals Ė Dashing Heroes, Blushing Maidens, The Great Musicals Ė Laughter And Tears, and, The Great Musicals - From Broadway to Hollywood.

Lorna Dallas had previously appeared in Kids At Heart, which Jessica Martin may have appeared in.

Louise Gold and Barry Cryer had previously appeared in Du Barry Was A Lady (1993 Production).

Louise Gold and Lorelei King went on to appear in Oh Kay.

Louise Gold and Jessica Martin have been involved with the same productions on several occasions, these include: Spitting Image and the album Spit In Your Ear, and the documentary Best Ever Spitting Image as well as: Something For The Boys, A Lost Musicals Occasion, Regents Park 70th Anniversary Gala, and, Dress Circle Grand Reopening.

Louise Gold, Jessica Martin, and, Julia McKenzie went on to appear on BBC Radio 2 on Ned Sherrinís Review Of Revue.

Chris Neil also produced Let ĎEm Eat Cake (which Louise Gold appeared in).

Barry Cryer, and, John Gould may have appeared in Comedy Tonight

Colin Sell may have previously been an MD and musician on Will-Aid

Julia McKenzie and Louise Gold had previously appeared together in Julia And Company.

Julia McKenzie, and, Sheridan Morely went on to appear in Side By Side By Sondheim 30th Anniversary Gala.

Jessica Martin, and, Sheridan Morely went on to appear in A Love Letter To Dan.

John Gould may have previously appeared in Dear Ralph.

Team captain Louise Gold, contestants Barry Cryer, Jessica Martin, and, Michael Roberts, and theme tune composer Denis King all went on to pay tribute to Dick Vosburgh by taking part in A Celebration Of The Life And Work Of Dick Vosburgh

Around the same time as this quiz was recording, Sheridan Morely was hosting The Radio 2 Arts Programme Chichester Festival 1994, which was also broadcast on BBC Radio 2.

 

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