Grand Larceny (1977)

Alie Street
10 Nov - 7 Dec 1977
Grand Larceny (1) Grand Larceny (1)

In a fast moving series of sketches and songs the show told the amazing story of rape, pillage and plunder. The climax was a brutal attack on Mary Wilton, an innocent young girl. There was also a host of characters to meet, like Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Others were not so famous, like Mr. Rychepwgge and Bernie Flame who appeared on the quiz show Arson Around. There was also the Ratman who loved biting the heads off rodents.

This show also toured to venues around the East End.

You can access the script of this play via the British Library’s MPS Modern Playscripts Collection.

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