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Stage musical adaptation of the original film musical starring Peter O’Toole and Petula Clark. The stage production premiered at the Chichester Festival Theatre before commencing on a tour of the United Kingdom. The music and lyrics are by Oscar winner Leslie Bricusse who wrote other film and stage musicals such as Dr.Doolittle, Scrooge, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, Victor Victoria and Pickwick. Sir John Mills made one of his rare stage appearance to play the school master, Mr.Chips for this production. This recording is part of a series of Original Cast recordings that JAY made in collaboration with the Chichester Festival Theatre, the others being Scrooge, Pickwick, Underneath The Arches, Valmouth and Divorce Me, Darling!

The score contains a hit song, You And I which was recorded by many stars including Frank Sinatra, Shirley Bassey and Petula Clark, in addition the song Fill The World With Love has been adapted by many schools as an anthem. The original MGM movie and Soundtrack album were very popular throughout the world and this Original Cast album is now the only available recording of the score. This is a continuation of a series of Cast Recordings of musicals by Leslie Bricusse on Jay Records. The others being Scrooge, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, Sherlock Holmes and Pickwick.

TRACK LISTING

  1. Roll Call – John Mills, Boys
  2. Fill The World With Love – Company
  3. Would I Had Lived My Life Then
  4. Schooldays – Boys
  5. That’s A Boy – John Mills, Nigel Stock
  6. Where Did My Childhood Go? – John Mills
  7. Boring – Nigel Stock, Robert Meadmore, Richard Evans, Simon Butteriss, Michael Sadler
  8. Take A Chance – John Mills, Nigel Stock
  9. Walk Through The World – Colette Gleeson
  10. When I Am Older – Boys
  11. The Miracle – John Mills, Nigel Stock, Robert Meadmore, Richard Evans, Simon Butteriss, Boys
  12. A Day Has A Hundred Pockets – Colette Gleeson, Boys
  13. You And I – John Mills, Colette Gleeson
  14. What A Lot Of Flowers – John Mills
  15. Take A Chance (Reprise) – Nigel Stock, John Mills
  16. When I Was Younger – John Mills
  17. Goodbye Mr. Chips – Colette Gleeson
  18. Fill The World With Love (Reprise)
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1 Roll Call - John Mills, Boys
2 Fill The World With Love - Company
3 Would I Had Lived My Life Then
4 Schooldays - Boys
5 That's A Boy - John Mills, Nigel Stock
6 Where Did My Childhood Go? - John Mills
7 Boring - Nigel Stock, Robert Meadmore, Richard Evans, Simon Butteriss, Michael Sadler
8 Take A Chance - John Mills, Nigel Stock
9 Walk Through The World - Colette Gleeson
10 When I Am Older - Boys
11 The Miracle - John Mills, Nigel Stock, Robert Meadmore, Richard Evans, Simon Butteriss, Boys
12 A Day Has A Hundred Pockets - Colette Gleeson, Boys
13 You And I - John Mills, Colette Gleeson
14 What A Lot Of Flowers - John Mills
15 Take A Chance (Reprise) - Nigel Stock, John Mills
16 When I Was Younger - John Mills
17 Goodbye Mr. Chips - Colette Gleeson
18 Fill The World With Love (Reprise)