that she’s such a much-loved public entertainer, an all-too-obvious challenge
in creating a musical based on the early life of the late Cilla Black—born
Priscilla Maria Veronica White—is that, while she certainly had some big hit
singles—“Anyone Who Had a Heart”, “You’re My World”, and “Alfie”, to name just
three—her back catalogue of really familiar hits arguably isn’t large
enough to fill a two-hours-plus musical...
To present such a talk upon the ins and outs of theatre at its bare business-driven bones is both innovative and opportune during the fracas of the Fringe, when an attentive audience is sure to be had...
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