Stars line up to record composer Alexander S Bermange’s comic catalogue

b6559f98-dd53-4aa7-8e43-cde198b33bddMusical comedy composer Alexander S. Bermange has assembled a star-studded line-up of stage and screen favourites to record a double album of his songs.

Whit & Whimsy features special performances of some of Bermange’s most popular comic creations by stars including Miriam Margolyes, Nigel Planer, Tracie Bennett and Ian Bartholomew.

Produced by Mike Dixon, the album will be released on 31 March and a live show featuring songs from the album is due to be staged at London’s Hippodrome on 30 April.

With all tracks written by Bermange, the content of the 2 CD set includes a number of songs that poke gentle fun at the musical theatre genre including ‘It’s Lovely Being a Luvvie’, ‘Stuck in the Ensemble’ and ‘Audition’.

The line-up of artists featured on the album includes: Simon Bailey, Lucy May Barker, Ian Bartholomew, Gina Beck, David Bedella, Tracie Bennett, Sanne den Besten, Christopher Biggins, Richard Carson, Anna-Jane Casey, Phil Daniels, Cassidy Janson, Amy Lennox, Sam Lupton, Miriam Margolyes, Craig Mather, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Nigel Planer, Ben Richards, Lauren Samuels, Oliver Savile, Gemma Sutton and Emma Williams.

Wit & Whimsy is now available to pre-order as a deluxe double CD from Dress Circle and as a download on iTunes.

Angela Thomas

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