William and the Musician
Martin Jarvis performs the second of two comic classics at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond. A packed house rocks with laughter - it’s Just William as stand-up!
Award-winning Martin Jarvis performs the second of two Richmal Crompton comic classics, live on-stage. It's Just William as stand-up!
William’s imagination runs away with him when he tells an impoverished Punch and Judy man that he owns The Hall and is giving a garden party there. The little man believes him.
In fact, the event is courtesy of local wannabe Mrs Bott and she has invited a celebrated musician, Zevrier, to perform. When the Punch and Judy man turns up on the day to entertain, can William prevent a creative catastrophe?
A packed house at The Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond rocks with laughter as Martin Jarvis plays William himself - and everybody else. He is joined by violinist Sophie Mather who plays Zevrier’s ‘frightfully modern’ music.
Violin music composed by Richard Sisson
Director: Rosalind Ayres
A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4