Julian Slade Biography (1930-)

Born May 28, 1930, in London, England; son of George Penkivil (a barrister) and Mary Albinia Alice (Carnegie) Slade. Avocational interests: Drawing, going to the theater and cinema, music. Career: Composer, writer, and actor. Bristol Old Vic Company, musical director, beginning in 1952. Awards, Honors: Gold Badge of Merit, BASCA, 1987. Addresses: Contact:86 Beaufort Street, London, SW3 6BU, England.

Nationality
English
Gender
Male
Occupation
Composer, writer, actor
Birth Details
May 28, 1930
London, England

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Flunkey, The Prodigious Snob, Theatre Royal, Bristol, 1951
  • (London debut) Musician, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Old Vic Theatre, 1952
  • WRITINGS
  • Stage Composer, Unless Otherwise Noted
  • Bang Goes the Meringue, Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club, 1950
  • Lady May, Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club, 1951
  • Two Gentleman of Verona, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, 1952
  • (With James Cairncross and Dorothy Reynolds) Christmas in King Street, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, London, 1952
  • The Duenna, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, 1953
  • Love for Love, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, 1953
  • She Stoops to Conquer, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, 1953
  • Incidental music composer, The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford, England, 1953
  • (With Reynolds) The Merry Gentleman, 1953
  • (With Reynolds) Salad Days, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, London, 1954,London, England, 1976, Stanley Halls, South Norwood Hill, London, 1997
  • Incidental music composer, The Comedy of Errors, Arts Theatre, London, 1956
  • (With Reynolds) Free as Air, Savoy, London, 1957
  • (With Reynolds) Hooray for Daisy, Bristol, 1959
  • (With Reynolds) Follow That Girl, Vaudeville, London, 1960
  • (With Reynolds) Wildest Dreams, Cheltenham, 1960
  • (With Alan Pryce-Jones and Robin Miller) Vanity Fair, Queen's Theatre, London, 1962
  • And lyricist, Nutmeg and Ginger, Cheltenham, 1963
  • (With George Rowell) Sixty Thousand Nights, Theatre Royal, Bristol, 1966
  • As You Like It, Bristol, 1970
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Regent's Park, London, 1970
  • Much Ado about Nothing, Regent's Park, 1970
  • Winnie the Pooh, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1970
  • And lyricist, Trelawny of the Wells, Bristol, 1972
  • And lyricist, Out of Bounds, Bristol, 1973
  • A.A. Milne, 1982
  • Dear Brutus, 1985
  • Television Composer
  • (With Reynolds) The Comedy of Errors, BBC, 1954
  • Love in a Cold Climate (series), 1982
  • Salad Days, 1982
  • Stage Plays
  • Bang Goes the Meringue, Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club, 1950
  • Lady May, Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club, 1951
  • (With Reynolds and Cairncross) Christmas in King Street, Bristol,1952
  • (With Reynolds) The Merry Gentlemen, Bristol, 1953
  • Free As Air, Savoy, London, 1957
  • Hooray for Daisy!, Bristol, 1959
  • Lyricist, Hammersmith, 1960
  • Follow That Girl, Vaudeville, London, 1960
  • Wildest Dreams, 1960
  • (With Pryce-Jones and Miller) Vanity Fair, Queens Theatre, London,1962
  • Nutmeg and Ginger, Cheltenham, 1963
  • (With Reynolds) Salad Days, Bristol, 1965
  • (With George Rowell) Sixty Thousand Nights, Bristol, 1966
  • Adaptor, The Pursuit of Love, Bristol, 1967
  • Adaptor, Winnie the Pooh, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1970
  • Out of Bounds, Bristol, 1973
  • (With Gyles Brandbreth), A.A. Milne, 1982
  • (With Brandbreth), Now We Are Sixty, Arts Theatre, Cambridge, England, 1986
  • Teleplays
  • Adaptor, Salad Days, 1982
  • Sidelights: Julian Slade told CTFT in an earlier edition that Salad Days ran for 2,288 performances in London before its revivalthere in 1976

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