Bumblescratch archiveSet in London during the Great Plague of 1665 and the Great Fire of 1666 and told from the perspective of a demented, lascivious plague rat named Melbourne Bumblescratch, who demonstrates his unique and twisted love affair with the ancient city through telling his marvellously gruesome tales. A sung-through musical comedy.


Author: Robert J Sherman
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Archive listings for Bumblescratch

Work type: Musical.


This major West End concert presentation - featuring a stellar line-up - is specially staged as part of commemorations for the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, which raged in the East End for four days from 2 to 5 September 1666. The performance is in aid of Variety, the Children's Charity.Director Stewart Nicholls. Lighting David W. Kidd. Sound Andy Johnson. Design Gabiella Slade. Musical Director Tom Kelly. Performer Darren Day (Melbourne Bumblescratch). Performer Jessica Martin (Bethesda/Widow MacGregor). Performer Michael Xavier (Hookbeard).
4 Sep 16Adelphi Theatre, West End :: V379
listing details L165859692

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