An Audience With Grimaldi

The memoirs of the great Georgian clown, Joseph Grimaldi, as edited by Charles Dickens.

Adapted and performed by Tony Lidington in front of an audience at the Concert Artists' Association in LONDON.directed by - David Blount

  • pianistianist....hugh nankivell
  • the shows were recorded in front of an invited audience, who join grimaldi in spirited renditions of his most famous song, hot codlins.grimaldi recounts his brutal treatment at the hands of his father

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    20050130

    The memoirs of the great Georgian clown, Joseph Grimaldi, as edited by Charles Dickens.

    Adapted and performed by Tony Lidington in front of an audience at the Concert Artists' Association in LONDON.

    4/4

    Here We Are Again!

    Grimaldi's popularity and fame make him the darling of fashionable society.

    "Lord Byron was a particular admirer, and we would chat together at Covent Garden during shows.

    When I was called upon the stage, he would wait in the wings and as soon as I came off, recommence the conversation where it had been interrupted.".

    03Easy Come Easy Go20050123

    The arduous life of the pantomime artist.

    Pianist....Hugh Nankivell.

    AR01Old Iron Legs2003122220050109

    The memoirs of the great Georgian clown, Joseph Grimaldi, as edited by Charles Dickens.

    Adapted and performed by Tony Lidington in front of an audience at the Concert Artists' Association in LONDON.directed by - David Blount

  • pianistianist....hugh nankivell
  • the shows were recorded in front of an invited audience, who join grimaldi in spirited renditions of his most famous song, hot codlins.grimaldi recounts his brutal treatment at the hands of his father

  • AR02The Cock Of Piccadilly2003122320050116

    Grimaldi re-invents the Clown of the Harlequinade for the new Regency Age.

    AR03Easy Come, Easy Go20031225

    The arduous life of the pantomime artist.

    AR04 LASTHere We Are Again!20031226

    Grimaldi's popularity and fame make him the darling of fashionable society: "Lord Byron was a particular admirer, and we would chat together at Covent Garden during shows.

    When I was called upon the stage, he would wait in the wings and as soon as I came off, recommence the conversation where it had been interrupted.