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I’d Do Anything: Week Two


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This post was published more than 9 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 9 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

The BBC’s I’d Do Anything is one of my guilty pleasures in life…

The uninitiated amongst you may not know that this is the third in a series of programmes during which Andrew Lloyd Webber picks a new West End star. The earlier versions were How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? and Any Dream Will Do. The shows are particularly notable for the exit sequence, during which the person voted off the show just moments previously has to perform with the other Marias / Josephs / Nancys “saying goodbye in their own special way”, as Graham Norton puts it each week.

Anyway, I love it. Here’s a compilation clip from the exit sequences so far this series. (Given that my finals are just weeks away, yes, I probably should have been doing something more useful with my time…)

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This 1,305th post was filed under: I'd Do Anything, Video.

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Comments and responses

Comment from Mort Karman

by Mort Karman

Comment posted at 13:11 on 9th April 2008.

Sir Andrew has done it again.
Good luck with your exams, I am sure you will ace them. When you become a full doctor invite me to your practice and make sure you line up one of those British nurses. It is more fun then a cardiogram.

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