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Kit and the Widow archiveNot since Flanders and Swann have two men and a piano served up such delicious sweetmeats. With their sharply incisive musical satire they tackle today's issues. Kit and the Widow website.

Archive listings for Kit and the Widow

Work type: Cabaret.

T2031704203

Spice up your Sundays with a series of cabaret events hosted by Kit & The Widow. Western Europe's leading piano-and-voice-based-comedy-lounge act will present a range of concerts showcasing a mix of the country's finest established artists in the Main Theatre and the pick of the best new music comedy talent in the Michael Frayn Space.
5 Dec 10 to 3 Apr 11Hampstead Theatre, Inner London :: V202
listing details L185207538

T1833656505

Kit & The Widow present Sian Phillips with her pianist Kevin Amos, and in conversation with Petroc Trelawny.Performer Sian Phillips. Performer Kevin Amos (piano).
21 Nov 10Hampstead Theatre, Inner London :: V202
listing details L01195028840

T22632484

Kit & The Widow present some of the finest young cabaret acts on the circuit, including Ginger and Black and James Sherwood.
7 Nov 10Hampstead Theatre, Inner London :: V202
listing details L01435240049

100 Not Out - T0388915945

Kit & The Widow, Western Europe’s Leading Piano-andvoice- based Lounge Act, may well be in their prime. With 50 years apiece they have now chalked up a dazzling century. Their seditious songs expose all the ball tampering of contemporary life, something they would never stoop to themselves (in fact they’re too old to stoop for anything).
24 Oct 10Rose Theatre Kingston, Kingston :: V051452426
listing details L02088638285
5 Oct 10Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate :: V942
listing details L01076723784
15 Jun 10 to 18 Jun 10Hampstead Theatre, Inner London :: V202
listing details L0573786708
29 May 10Perth Theatre, Perth :: V637
listing details L2049229394
17 Apr 09Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L01901761464
16 Jan 09Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
listing details L1617462832
20 Sep 08Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L02143687552
11 Jul 08 to 12 Jul 08The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
listing details L0673702738
6 Jun 08Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L1166730542

T01327044438

25 Sep 09Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L535082477

T01225370265

Producer PBJ Management.
29 Jun 08Wyvern Theatre, Swindon :: V928
listing details L869542754
29 Nov 07 to 30 Nov 07Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L01551757658
8 Jul 07Corn Exchange, Newbury :: V732
listing details L1443489301
30 Jun 07The Point, Eastleigh :: V1114
listing details L02004638954
27 Jun 07Watford Palace Theatre, Watford :: V55
listing details L0939780602
20 May 07Udderbelly, Brighton :: V2132682179
listing details L01845874046
24 Apr 07Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
listing details L692173634
9 Mar 07Theatre Royal Wakefield, Wakefield :: V979
listing details L1856602302

Facade - T1559105862

Sitwell's poems set to music, not so much as songs more as lyrical performance. A second half of further entertainment...Company South Bank Sinfonia (members of). Director David Corkhill.
14 Aug 06Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L1986535033

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26 Feb 06Lauderdale House, Outer London :: V01380300698
listing details L01697253881

Punch Drunk - T1164908095

Conductor John Wilson. Performer Catherine Bott.
21 Dec 04Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L01076304906

20 Years, Man and Boy - T1900367903

To celebrate twenty years on the road, Kit and the Widow present an anniversary selection of songs. Something old, something new, something borrowed...and something second half, if we're all still sober! In the fine old English tradition of two men and a piano, they have many a tale to tell. From [Joan Rivers] in the bush to scout huts on Sark, from ice polo in St Moritz to nudist beaches on the Costa del Sol, from the gilded drawing rooms of society to the murky charms of the Edinburgh Festival fringe year after year after year...
13 Nov 04Little Theatre, Sheringham :: V74
listing details L0682946218

Something Old, Something New... - T338798102

An anniversary selection of songs - something old, somethng new, something borrowed....and something in the second half if we are still sober!
31 Aug 04Playhouse, Alnwick :: V1176
listing details L335163186
2 Aug 04Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L0389252228
15 May 04Corn Exchange, Newbury :: V732
listing details L824741583
14 May 04The Point, Eastleigh :: V1114
listing details L0688614254
1 May 04The Radlett Centre, Radlett :: V1098
listing details L01374124103
1 May 04 to 30 May 04Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L099214961

Les Enfants Du Parody - T01973730315

They're back with something old, something new, something borrowed and something... in the second half if everything's going to plan! The trouble is they've been working with the American comedienne [Joan Rivers] in London's West End and she's taught them some very bad things. Now they want to show these things to other people. Alongside all the new material from their sell-out success at this year's Edinburgh Festival their latest portfolio of songs promises to be as funny as ever. They may well also premiere some even fresher songs as a try-out for their Broadway debut in early 2003.
15 Sep 03Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
listing details L0926482653
22 Nov 02 to 23 Nov 02Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L1837801540

The Fat Lady Sings - T1710485595

Kit and the Widow feast on the world of opera. For this melodious revue they have taken into captivity the mouth-watering mezzo-soprano Miss [Melanie Marshall]. The boys have fed her nothing but chocolate eclairs for weeks and now she's huge. To satisfy your comedic appetites Kit and the Widow have ransacked the larder for tasty morsels of song. [Flanders and Swan], [Joyce Grenfell], [Stephen Sondheim], [Noel Coward], [Fascinating Aida] are all on the menu.Director Matthew Francis. Lighting Trevor Wallace. Performer Melanie Marshall.
8 Jul 03Northcott Theatre, Exeter :: V886
listing details L01150170280
23 Apr 03 to 26 Apr 03Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
listing details L1317166241
20 Feb 03Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
listing details L033611479
2 Dec 02The Library Theatre, Luton :: V02027386231
listing details L1807003413
25 Oct 02Playhouse, Norwich :: V69
listing details L162172903
13 Oct 02Courtyard, Hereford :: V101
listing details L1116951919
7 Aug 02Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L1293996443
11 Jun 02Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L01189755809
16 May 02Corn Exchange, Newbury :: V732
listing details L0861271431

Getting to the Point - T0139195953

11 Apr 03The Point, Eastleigh :: V1114
listing details L01881739322

The Fat Lady Sings - T691217032

Kit and the Widow feast on the world of opera. For this melodious revue they have taken into captivity the mouth-watering mezzo-soprano Miss [Melanie Marshall]. The boys have fed her nothing but chocolate eclairs for weeks and now she's huge. To satisfy your comedic appetites Kit and the Widow have ransacked the larder for tasty morsels of song. [Flanders and Swan], [Joyce Grenfell], [Stephen Sondheim], [Noel Coward], [Fascinating Aida] are all on the menu.Performer Melanie Marshall.
25 Jan 02 to 26 Jan 02Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L01744212422
6 Dec 01Dorking Halls, Dorking :: V1030
listing details L02075515227
17 Nov 01Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon :: V136
listing details L0335102275
28 Sep 01Strode Theatre, Street :: V917
listing details L1473426434
10 Sep 01Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
listing details L270190318
1 Sep 01Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L01462525110

Christmas Concert - The Goose is Getting Fat... - T2031276043

A yuletide pot-pourri of well loved favourites and seasonal gobbets from London's leading lounge act. The international divas Kit (one-time eponymous goose) and The Widow (wasp-waisted as ever) promise a programme of re-visited triumphs of yesteryear - including Kit's gripping version of Erlkonig a tour de force of subtly underplayed characterisation - and freshly arranged versions of new and old classics.
8 Dec 01Wigmore Hall, Inner London :: V01709318027
listing details L308252786

T01845366231

Meat On the Bone Tour
9 Sep 00Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple :: V883
listing details L0202353664
7 Jun 00Wigmore Hall, Inner London :: V01709318027
listing details L613877019
12 May 00Castle Theatre, Wellingborough :: V465
listing details L1612774344

The Fat Lady Sings - T01150684731

Kit and the Widow feast on the world of opera. For this melodious revue they have taken into captivity the mouth-watering mezzo-soprano Miss [Melanie Marshall]. The boys have fed her nothing but chocolate eclairs for weeks and now she's huge. To satisfy your comedic appetites Kit and the Widow have ransacked the larder for tasty morsels of song. [Flanders and Swan], [Joyce Grenfell], [Stephen Sondheim], [Noel Coward], [Fascinating Aida] are all on the menu.
24 Aug 00 to 26 Aug 00Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L47052628

T134357531

The Very Best of Kit and the Widow - a celebration of sixteen years sparkling champagne comedy to excite the palate of first-timers and nostalgic stalwarts alike.
15 Jan 00The Maltings, Farnham :: V701
listing details L1969470415
4 Dec 99Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L1510409410

T2137270438

The masters of intimate revue are back. Kit and the Widow have fashioned and entrée of choicest cuts for your delight. They have larded the very best of the nightly mince with some fresh best end, whilst the plump little noisettes of muched loved favourites make up an evening attractively garnished with sprigs of the very freshest parsley. With their sharply incisive musical satire they tackle today's issues. Not since Flanders and Swann have two men and a piano served up such delicious sweetmeats.
29 Oct 99Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L1882710270
6 Nov 98Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe :: V749
listing details L0302021415

T875879749

Director Ian Brown.
15 Oct 99Civic Centre Theatre, Aylesbury :: V744
listing details L02046817769
30 Sep 97 to 11 Oct 97New End Theatre, Inner London :: V215
listing details L0597654962

Other listings

15 Jul 05Copthorne Tara Hotel, Outer London :: V0762091491
listing details L2144549881
10 Jul 05Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L729713947
6 Nov 04Kenton Theatre, Henley-On-Thames :: V797
listing details L02114716668
27 Sep 99Richmond Theatre, Outer London :: V327
listing details L1511269428
30 Jul 99Villa Marina and Gaiety Theatre, Douglas :: V915
listing details L01410071617
2 Jul 99Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate :: V942
listing details L01576444937
2 Jul 99Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate :: V942
listing details L330634626
16 Jun 99Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks :: V688
listing details L964714720
22 Nov 98Anvil Arts, Basingstoke :: V765
listing details L1440127968
17 Oct 98Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L01408479976
9 Apr 98 to 11 Apr 98Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L601725964
30 Jun 97Octagon Theatre, Yeovil :: V919
listing details L01452030482
24 May 97The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
listing details L01382298797
10 Apr 97 to 12 Apr 97Chipping Norton Theatre, Chipping Norton :: V795
listing details L01360293526
2 Mar 97Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
listing details L01063778323

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