Christopher Bond

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other people named Christopher Bond, see Christopher Bond (disambiguation).

Christopher Godfrey Bond (born 1945)[1] is a British playwright whose 1973 retelling[2] of the Victorian tale Sweeney Todd formed the basis of Stephen Sondheim's musical of the same name, with book by Hugh Wheeler. He currently lives in West Cornwall.

Plays[edit]

  • Mutiny (1970)
  • Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1970)
  • Simple Simon (1971)
  • Not So Simple Simon (1971)
  • Shem's Boat (1971)
  • Downright Hooligan (1972)
  • Judge Jeffreys (1973)
  • Tarzan's Last Stand (1973)
  • The Country Wife (1974)
  • Under New Management (1975)
  • The Cantril Tales (1975)
  • The Adventures of Finn McCool (1976)
  • George (1976)
  • Good Soldier Scouse (1976)
  • Scum:Death, Destruction, and Dirty Washing (1976)
  • The Beggars Opera (1977)
  • Tale of Two Cities (1981)
  • Gone To Jesus (1982)
  • Dracula (1984)
  • Spend, Spend, Spend (1985)
  • All the Fun of the Fair (1986)
  • El Sid (1988)
  • Mysterie of Maria Marten (1991)
  • Roll With the Punches (1996)
  • The Blood of Dracula (1997)
  • Alice on the Underground (2004)
  • Hubble Bubble (2004)
  • Don Quixote Rides Again (2005)
  • It's A Fine Life! (2006)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sondheim, Stephen; Wheeler, Hugh; Bond, C.G. (1991). Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street. Applause musical library. New York, NY: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books. ISBN 1-55783-065-7. 
  2. ^ Michael Portillo (9 August 2004). "Murder most foul". New Statesman. Retrieved 11 October 2008. 
  3. ^ "Chris Bond - complete guide to the Playwright and Plays". doollee.com. Retrieved 30 December 2012.