2011 WEST END STAGE MUSICALS MINT STAMP SET of 8v SG Nos. 3145 - 3152

West End Stage Musicals 2011

Mint Set of Eight Stamps

London West End Stage Musicals 2011

Mint Set of Eight Stamps

Date of Issue 24 February 2011 SG Nos. 3145 - 3152

Unmounted Mint Set of eight stamps illustrating Stage Musicals from London's West End.

Oliver, Blood Brothers, We Will Rock You, Monty Python Spamalot, Rocky Horror Show, Me and My Girl, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Billy Elliot.

1st Class – Oliver! With music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, Oliver! first appeared in the West End in 1960, and enjoyed a long run that launched the careers of several child actors. The original London production of Oliver! opened in the New Theatre (now the Noel Coward Theatre) on 30 June, 1960 and ran for 2,618 performances.

1st Class – Blood Brothers This 1983 musical by Willy Russell is one of the longest-running plays of all time, with the 1988 West End production still running after over 20 years.

1st Class – We Will Rock You A jukebox musical is based on the songs of Queen and named after their hit single of the same name. The show was written by Ben Elton in collaboration with Brian May and Roger Taylor. Opening in the West End in 2002 it has been extended indefinitely making it the longest running show ever at London’s Dominion theatre.

1st Class – Monty Python’
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