Silva Screen Records: "Only Fools & Horses" - The Original West End Cast Recording


Dedicated to producing London cast recordings of critically acclaimed musicals, on 13th December Silva Screen Records will release the original recording of the smash hit Only Fools and Horses.

The musical comedy, directed and choreographed by Caroline Jay Ranger is produced by Phil McIntyre Entertainments, written by John Sullivan’s son Jim together with comedy genius Paul Whitehouse and is fully endorsed by the Sullivan estate. The original score is written by Jim Sullivan and Paul Whitehouse with contributions from Chas n Dave.

The landmark television series Only Fools and Horses, broadcast between 1981 and 2003, holds a special place in the hearts of the British public. Created by the great John Sullivan, the series starts off against the backdrop of Thatcher’s 80s Britain and features the quintessential wide-boy Del Boy Trotter together with his long-suffering family and friends. For the musical, Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan combed the seven series and 16 specials for the John Sullivan’s absolute best punchlines, puns, malapropisms and gags.

Headlining the cast recording are Tom Bennett as Del Boy, Ryan Hutton as Rodney and Paul Whitehouse as Grandad. The album will be a welcome addition to Silva Screen Records' growing catalogue of musicals that include Elf The Musical, Hair - 40th Anniversary and BIG The Musical.

Track listing:


1 ‘His Name Is Derek Trotter’ - The Company
(Music & Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse and Chas Hodges)

2 ‘Only Fools and Horses / Hooky Street’ - Tom Bennett, Ryan Hutton and The Company
(Music & Lyrics by John Sullivan. Additional Lyrics by Jim Sullivan)

3 ‘Not Now Grandad’ – Ryan Hutton, Tom Bennett and Paul Whitehouse
(Music & Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse)

4 ‘Not Now Grandad Reprise’ - Peter Baker and The Company featuring Paul Whitehouse, Chris Bennett, Melanie Marshall, Philip Childs, Oscar Conlon-Morrey & Bradley John.
(Music & Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse)

5 ‘That’s What I Like’ - The Company
(Music & Lyrics by Chas Hodges and Dave Peacock)

6 ‘Where Have All The Cockney’s Gone?’ - Paul Whitehouse and The Company
(Music & Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse and Chas Hodges)

7 ‘The Girl’ - Dianne Pilkington and The Company
(Music & Lyrics by Jim Sullivan. Additional Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse)

8 ‘Mange Tout’ - Tom Bennett, Lisa Bridge, Chris Bennett and Oscar Conlon-Morrey
(Music & Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse)

9 ‘Bit of a Sort’ - Tom Bennett and Oscar Conlon-Morrey
(Music & Lyrics by Jim Sullivan)

10 ‘Raining for Grandad’ - Paul Whitehouse
(Music by Jim Sullivan)

11 ‘Being A Villain’ - Pete Gallagher and Adam Venus
(Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse, Music by Paul Whitehouse and Stuart Morley)

12 ‘Lovely Day’ – Tom Bennett, Dianne Pilkington, Paul Whitehouse and The Company
(Music & Lyrics by Bill Withers and Skip Scarborough)

13 ‘Marriage & Love’ - Pippa Duffy and Ryan Hutton
(Music & Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse)

14 ‘West End Wendy’ - Dianne Pilkington, Tom Bennett, Chris Bennett and The Company
(Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse, Music by Stuart Morley)

15 ‘What Have I Let Myself In For?’ - Pippa Duffy and The Company
(Music & Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse)

16 ‘Gaze Into My Ball’ - Peter Baker, Paul Whitehouse, Chris Bennett, Melanie Marshall, Philip Childs, Oscar Conlon-Morrey, Bradley John and The Company
(Lyrics by Paul Whitehouse, Music by Paul Whitehouse and Stuart Morley)

17 ‘Fool’s Transition’ - The Company
(Music & Lyrics by John Sullivan)

18 ‘The Tadpole Song’ – Jeff Nicholson and Samantha Seager
(Music & Lyrics by Jim Sullivan)

19 ‘Holding Back The Years’ - Melanie Marshall and The Company
(Music & Lyrics by Mick Hucknall & Neil Moss)

20 ‘Margate / This Time Next Year’ - Tom Bennett, Ryan Hutton and The Company
(Music & Lyrics by Chas Hodges and Dave Peacock / Music & Lyrics by Chas Hodges and John Sullivan)


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Jeremy [Six Strings]

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