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Jerry Springer: The Opera - January 2017 January 21st, 2017

Peter Orton’s film of Jerry Springer : The Opera, The DVD is the recording that was broadcast on BBC2 in January 2005. The CD is the original cast recording.

Damned, funny and deadly serious; Opinion - March 2006 The Times - March 31st, 2006

Richard Thomas’s Jerry Springer The Opera, which I directed, is finally on tour. Last spring, it was closed down indefinitely by the Religious Right. Threats from the gay-hate group Christian Voice convinced Sainsbury’s to withdraw the show’s DVD from sale in its shops and prompted a cancer charity to reject proceeds from a benefit performance.…

‘Christian Voice is outside, praying for our souls … ‘ - February 2006 The Guardian - By Stewart Lee - February 15th, 2006

Richard Thomas’ multi-award winning musical Jerry Springer – the Opera, which I directed, is finally on the road. Christian groups scared one-third of possible venues off a proposed tour last year with threats of prosecution for blasphemy, but Plymouth Theatre Royal, Birmingham Hippodrome and His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen helped devise a rescue package on a…

Jerry Springer: The Opera – Tour Diary - January 2006 The Guardian - January 8th, 2006

Richard Thomas’ multi-award winning musical Jerry Springer The Opera, which I directed, is finally on the road. Christian groups scared 1/3rd of possible venues off a proposed tour last year with threats of prosecution for blasphemy, but Plymouth Theatre Royal, Birmingham Hippodrome and His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen helped devise a rescue package on a reduced…

Trapped in the house that Jerry built - January 2006 The Arts Desk - By Sam Marlowe - January 1st, 2006

When Stewart Lee co-wrote Jerry Springer: The Opera, he wasn’t prepared for the fury that followed. As the show goes on tour he tells our correspondent that he’s had enough The drab backstage corridors of the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, can rarely have looked so colourful. Last-minute rehearsals are in progress for Jerry Springer: The Opera,…

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