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Hey Mr Producer!
Royal Gala, London

The concert was in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, in aid of the Royal National Institute For The Blind and the Combined Theatrical Chartities. It was on Sunday June 7 & Monday June 8, 1998 at 7:30pm at the Lyceum Theatre, Wellington St, London WC2.

The cast includes Michael Ball, John Barrowman, Brian Blessed, David Campbell, Judi Dench, Lara Fabian, Maria Friedman, Ellen Greene, Michael Hayden, Ruthie Henshall, Hugh Jackman, David Kernan, Tom Lehrer, Robert Lindsay, Julian Lloyd Webber, Jimmy Logan, Millicent Martin, Julia McKenzie, Marion Montomery, Paul Nicholas, Elaine Paige, Bernadette Peters, Clarke Peters, Phillip Quast, Joanna Riding, Liz Robertson, Lea Salonga, Ned Sherin, Donald Sinden, Stephen Sondheim, Sonia Swarby, Colm Wilkinson, and a supporting company and orchestra of over 200 performers. They performed exerpts from some of the great musical productions of the last 30 years.

  • David's main part of the concert was to perform the role of Chris in the Miss Saigon part of the show with the original Kim, Lea Salonga.

  • See some photos and running sheet here at the Capitolbreaks website. Play "Where's David?" in this curtain call photo from Hey! Mr Producer.Hey Mr Producer CD Cover Art

  • USA
    - The CD is available in the USA - PGD/PHILIPS #538030 . . Streetdate: August 25, 1998
    - The NTSC video was released on 27 October 1998 in the USA - COLUMBIA/TRISTAR STUDIOS #3009
    - It will also be released on DVD on December 1. See DVDEmpire for details.
    UK
     - The CD is available in the UK as of 12 October 1998.
     - The PAL video is available at Dress Circle..
    Australia
    - Cameron Mackintosh Sydney have no confirmed release date for Australia for either CD or video.

An audio file from the Hey Mr. Producer CD. I'm Martin Guerre in Real Audio format.

Thanks to Ron on the Miss Saigon page, you can see David performing Last Night of the World with Lea Salonga from the concert in Real Video file format (approx 1Mb)

You can also see the Miss Saigon Parts and Martin Guerre from the video here under Video Archives.

Get it here!

The New York Times Review, 7 February 1999 - Cameron Mackintosh Staged and Praised


Big thanks to Peter Hains from London who was kind enough to send me this full page newspaper ad.