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Ooh La La!: The Hasty Hand


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Translated and adapted by Caryl Brahms and Ned Sherrin from two plays by Eugene Labiche and Marc Michel.
Starring Patrick Cargill as Legrainard, Hattie Jacques as Madame Legrainard
with guest stars Barbara Windsor as Chiquette, Anton Rodgers as Regalas and Georgina Cookson as Madame de Pontmele
Also Marcia Ashton as Celine, Julian Orchard as Dardenboeut, Sarah Crichton, Mary Healey, Nina Huby, Beverley Scott, Juliette St. David as Flower assistants

A shopkeeper who has a daughter of marriageable age spends his time dissuading suitors from pursuing her... then a young artist arrives at the shop to return a handbag belonging to the shopkeeper's wife, which he has found on a bus.


Author: Eugene Labiche
Author: Marc Michel
Translated and adapted by/Lyrics: Caryl Brahms
Translated and adapted by/Lyrics: Ned Sherrin
Music composed and conducted by: Johnny Dankworth
Costumes: Joyce Mortlock
Designer: Cynthia Hood
Producer: G.B. Lupino
Legrainard: Patrick Cargill
Madame Legrainard: Hattie Jacques
Chiquette: Barbara Windsor
Regalas: Anton Rodgers
Madame de Pontmele: Georgina Cookson
Celine: Marcia Ashton
Dardenboeut: Julian Orchard
Flower assistant: Sarah Crichton
Flower assistant: Mary Healey
Flower assistant: Nina Huby
Flower assistant: Beverley Scott
Flower assistant: Juliette St. David

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