JERRY SPRINGER – THE OPERA

Production Company:
Avalon Television

Commissioning Broadcaster:
BBC Two

Series Breakdown:
1 x 120

Jerry Springer – The Opera is the multi-award winning hit musical filmed live in London’s West End.

This theatrical spectacle made theatre history by receiving an unprecedented four awards for Best Musical at The Olivier Awards, The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards, The Evening Standard Theatre Awards and The What’s On Stage Awards. Starring DAVID SOUL, the original star of the cult TV show Starsky & Hutch, as Jerry Springer – America’s favourite talk show host who suffers the worst day in his career when faced with trailer trash, transsexuals, nappy wearers and a tap-dancing troupe of Ku Klux Klansmen.

“Jerry Springer – The Opera is a mega hit… this is easily the hottest ticket in London.”
Michael Billington, The Guardian

Awards:

2004 Olivier Awards (Best New Musical, Best Actor in a Musical: David Bedella, Best Supporting Role in a Musical: The Chorus, Best Sound Design)
2004 What’s On Stage Awards (Best London Newcomer: Benjamin Lake)
2004 Now2Do.Com Awards (Best Musical, Best London Show, Best Actor in a Musical: David Bedella, Best Actress in a Musical: Alison Jiear)
2004 South Bank Theatre Award (Nominee)
2004 What’s On Stage Awards (Best Musical)
2003 What’s On Stage Awards (Best Musical)
2003 Critic’s Circle Awards (Best Musical)