DetailsBells Are Ringing
is a romantic comedy musical (the film of which starred Dean Martin); Ella is a New York answerphone message service operator who cannot help involving herself in the lives of her clients, including a struggling script writer, a Marlon Brando style actor, and a dentist who wants to be a song writer and sings while he works! Add to this an unscrupulous con-man who has just started using the message service as a front for an illegal book-making racket and you have the basis of this rarely seen delightful musical.Performers Anna-Jane Casey (Ella Peterson), Gary Milner (Jeff Moss), Marc Antolin (Paul Arnold), Carl Au (Carl), Michael Bryher (Francis), Fenton Gray (Sandor), Richard Grieve (Inspector Barnes), Bob Harms (Larry Hastings), Victoria hinde (Olga), Aoife Nally (Gwynne), Tama Phethean (Blake Barton), Corinna Powlesland (Sue), Adam Rhys-Charles (Kitchell), Laura Selwood (Ensemble), Sasi Strallen (Ensemble).
Book by Betty Comden. Lyrics Adolph Green. Music Jule Styne. Producer Jonathan Russell Productions. Director Paul Foster. Design Christopher Giles. Costume Christopher Giles. Musical Director Peter McCarthy. Other Peter McCarthy. Choreographer Alistair David. Lighting Tim Mascall.