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Guys and Dolls

Classic Broadway musical. Nathan Detroit, a gambler in need of cash, bets Sky Masterson that he will not get Sarah Brown, who works at the Save a Soul Mission, to go out on a date.

Lavish film version of the classic Broadway musical, based on Damon Runyon's short stories. A gambler in need of cash bets he can make any girl go to Havana with him. But his pals pick a girl at the Save a Soul Mission in need of recruiting sinners to her cause. Includes songs such as Adelaide's Lament and Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 13 Jun 2020 22:50

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Frank Loesser

    Guys and Dolls

    Performer: Frank Sinatra. Performer: Stubby Kaye. Performer: Johnny Silver.
  • Frank Loesser

    A Woman in Love

    Performer: Renee Renor. Performer: Marlon Brando. Performer: Jean Simmons.
  • Frank Loesser

    Overture

  • Frank Loesser

    Fugue for Tinhorns

    Performer: Stubby Kaye. Performer: Johnny Silver. Performer: Danny Dayton.
  • Frank Loesser

    Follow the Fold

    Performer: Mission Band. Performer: Jean Simmons. Performer: Marlon Brando.
  • Frank Loesser

    The Oldest Established

    Performer: Frank Sinatra. Performer: Stubby Kaye. Performer: Johnny Silver. Performer: Harry Wilson. Performer: Jerry Orbach.
  • Frank Loesser

    I'll Know

    Performer: Marlon Brando. Performer: Jean Simmons.
  • Frank Loesser

    Pet Me Poppa

    Performer: Vivian Blaine. Performer: The Goldwyn Girls.
  • Frank Loesser

    I've Never Been in Love Before

  • Frank Loesser

    Adelaide's Lament

    Performer: Vivian Blaine.
  • Johnny Silver

    For He's a Jolly Good Fellow

  • Frank Loesser

    Adelaide

    Performer: Frank Sinatra.
  • Frank Loesser

    If I Were a Bell

    Performer: Jean Simmons.
  • Frank Loesser

    My Time of Day

  • Frank Loesser

    Take Back Your Mink

    Performer: Vivian Blaine. Performer: The Goldwyn Girls.
  • Frank Loesser

    Luck Be a Lady

    Performer: Marlon Brando.
  • Frank Loesser

    Sue Me

    Performer: Vivian Blaine. Performer: Frank Sinatra.
  • Frank Loesser

    Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat

    Performer: Stubby Kaye.

Credits

Role Contributor
Sky Masterson Marlon Brando
Sarah Brown Jean Simmons
Nathan Detroit Frank Sinatra
Miss Adelaide Vivian Blaine
Lieutenant Brannigan Robert Keith
Nicely-Nicely Johnson Stubby Kaye
Big Jule BS Pully
Benny Southstreet Johnny Silver
Dancing Ensemble The Goldwyn Girls
Director Joseph L Mankiewicz
Harry the Horse Sheldon Leonard
Rusty Charlie Dan Dayton
Society Max George E Stone
Arvide Abernathy Regis Toomey
General Cartwright Kathryn Givney
Laverne Veda Ann Borg
Writer Joseph L Mankiewicz
Producer Samuel Goldwyn

Broadcasts

  • Sun 13 Oct 1974 20:15
  • Christmas Day 1975 23:00
  • Thu 3 Nov 1977 21:00
  • Sun 22 Jul 2001 14:40
  • Sat 30 Nov 2002 15:40
  • Sat 3 Apr 2004 14:55
  • Christmas Eve 2013 13:50
  • Sat 18 Oct 2014 14:15
  • Sat 18 Oct 2014 16:05
  • Mon 22 Dec 2014 19:00
  • Fri 14 Aug 2015 22:30
  • Christmas Eve 2017 15:20
  • Christmas Day 2018 12:45
  • Boxing Day 2019 13:05
  • Sun 7 Jun 2020 15:50
  • Sat 13 Jun 2020 22:50

Featured in...

BBC Radio 3: In Tune

BBC Radio 3: In Tune

The cast of the musical at London's Cadogan Hall perform Guys and Dolls for BBC Radio 3.