Words And Music [documentary]

Jeremy Sams presents four programmes charting the evolution of some of the greatest works of musical theatre.



Sams is joined by guests Shani Wallis and Ron Moody to find out how Dickens's `Oliver Twist' became a hit musical.

02West Side Story19991205

With Arthur Laurents and Humphrey Burton to look at how Romeo and Juliet met the Jets and the Sharks in the great musica.

03The Marriage Of Figaro19991212

A look at how Mozart's opera developed from a controversial comedy written by Louis XV's watchmaker into perhaps the.

04 LASTCabaret19991219

A look at how Christopher Isherwood's stories about 1930s Berlin were transformed into a hit musical.