Bugsy Malone

Based on the film by Alan Parker
Music & Lyrics by Paul Williams

Advert for Bugsy Malone, from Pirates of Penzance programme, August 1983

World Premiere – Her Majesty’s Theatre (Previews May 16 1983, Opened May 26 1983, Closed Feb 11 1984) 300 performances

Adapted for the stage and directed by Michael Dolenz
Design – Ralph Koltai
Choreography: Gillian Gregory
Lighting: Joe Davis
Produced by: Martin Gates & Philip Summerscales

1997 RevivalQueens Theatre (starring Sheridan Smith and Jamie Bell)
Presented by the National Youth Music Theatre

2015 RevivalLyric Hammersmith


Suitably child-friendly Splurge Guns for Bugsy Malone productions can be hired from Splurge Guns.co.uk

Micky Dolenz

The 1983 premiere was directed by Michael (more commonly known as Micky) Dolenz, who was the star of TV’s The Monkees. 

Interview with Tim Rice

Bugsy Malone – 1976 movie trailer


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