LP0218. ROBERT AND ELIZABETH, Original 1964 London Cast, w.John Clements, June Bronhill, Keith Michell. EMI stereo CSD 1575.
“ROBERT AND ELIZABETH is a musical with music by Ron Grainer and book and lyrics by Ronald Millar. The story is based on an unproduced musical titled THE THIRD KISS by Judge Fred G. Moritt, which in turn was adapted from the play THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET by Rudolph Besier. It is an operetta-style musical which tells the story of the romance and elopement of poets Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett. The original 1964 London production opened at the Lyric Theatre in London on 20 October 1964 and ran for 948 performances.”