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My Gaiety Girls is a four-part radio series by John Peacock, based on the story of George Edwardes and the Gaiety Theatre. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio from 1998-1999[1].

Part One - I'll Strike You With A Feather

First broadcast on 14 December 1998.

Edwardes, box office manager of the Savoy Theatre, obtains a half share in the failing Gaiety Theatre with the help of Nellie Farren.

Cast:

  • Gavin Muir
  • Nicola McAuliffe
  • Alison Pettitt
  • Geoffrey Whitehead

Directed by David Blount

Part Two - Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-Ay

First broadcast on 21 December 1998.

Edwardes revitalises the Gaiety and grooms the chorus girls to be ladies.

Cast:

Directed by David Blount

Part Three - A Little Bit of String

First broadcast on 28 December 1998.

Cast:

  • Gavin Muir
  • Tracy Wiles

Directed by David Blount

Part Four - The Sultan of Zanzibar

First broadcast on 04 January 1999.

Cast:

  • Gavin Muir
  • Lisa Hull

Directed by David Blount

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