Free as Air

Free As Air

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Free as Air is a musical with lyrics by Dorothy Reynolds and Julian Slade and music by Julian Slade. They are the same team responsible for the much better known musical Salad Days, although Free as Air is said to be "more slick and professional by some critics".Vallance, Tom.The Independent, 23 June 2006

Production

Free as Air opened at the Opera House in Manchester before moving to the West End at the Savoy Theatre on 6 June 1957, where it ran for 417 performances, quite a good run at that time. The musical was directed by Denis Carey. The original cast recording plus bonus tracks is available on CD from Sepia records.

Free as Air is an original story of two days in May on Terhou, a minor "and totally fictitious" Channel Island, based on Jethou, the private island leased at the time by Compton Mackenzie.

Synopsis

The islanders arise early to prepare for their annual Independence Day (I'm Up Early). They discover there is no young lady to be the Queen in their Coronation Ceremony because everyone has played the part before. Parliament (Lord Paul, Mr Mutch, Mr Potter) proposes a new law but the members are glad of an excuse to stop work (Let The Grass Grow).

The Terhou...
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