Musical Comedy Was My Dish

Ben Elton explores a forgotten side of his greatest literary hero.

P G Wodehouse wrote lyrics for hundreds of songs which appeared in many musical comedies.

He worked with composers such as Jerome Kern and Cole Porter, making an invaluable contribution to the development of musical comedy on Broadway and in the West End.

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Ben Elton explores a forgotten side of his greatest literary hero.

P G Wodehouse wrote lyrics for hundreds of songs which appeared in many musical comedies.

He worked with composers such as Jerome Kern and Cole Porter, making an invaluable contribution to the development of musical comedy on Broadway and in the West End.