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Brian Elliott

15 Minute Musical, Series 7 Episode 2 of 6

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 26 December 2012

A series of satirical, barbed, bittersweet fifteen-minute comedy musicals.

Episode Two: Brian Elliott

Brian Cox in Brian Elliott about a boy who D-reams of being a Scientist.

Starring: Richie Webb, Dave Lamb and Pippa Evans
Written by: Richie Webb, Dave Cohen and David Quantick
Music by: Richie Webb
Music Production: Matt Katz
Producer: Katie Tyrrell

Beautifully crafted with astronomically high production values 15 Minute Musical does for your ears what chocolate does for your taste buds.

All in fifteen minutes!

The fun-size yet satisfying musicals take an easily identifiable public figure and give them a West End Musical make-over. The fabricated, sugar-coated story is told in an original, never heard before, musical.

Delicious musical delicacies that melt in your ear not in your hand.

So, enjoy a West End Musical experience for a fraction of the cost - well, actually for no cost at all.

With over thirty musicals selling out in the West End night after night - the British public (and the Radio 4 audience) cannot get enough of them, therefore ...

In true West End style artistic licence is well and truly taken and stretched ridiculously as easily identifiable public figures are dressed up, gilded, fabricated and placed against the backdrop of a random period of history for sugar coated consumption. The stories are simple and engaging but the writing is razor-sharp allowing the audience to enjoy all the conventions of a musical (huge production numbers, tender ballads and emotional reprises) whilst we completely re-interpret events in major celebrities' lives. With over thirty musicals selling out in the West End night after night - the British public (and the Radio 4 audience) cannot get enough of them, therefore ...

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