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The Hunting of the Snark (1987)

| Musical
This is a musical by Mike Batt based on Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem. Mike Batt conducts the London Symphony Orchestra.

Director:

Mike Batt

Writer:

Lewis Carroll (poem)
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Credited cast:
Mike Batt Mike Batt ... The Boots
Billy Connolly ... The Bellman
Roger Daltrey ... The Barrister
Justin Hayward ... The Butcher
John Hurt ... The Narrator
Julian Lennon ... The Baker
Captain Sensible Captain Sensible ... The Billiard Marker
Midge Ure ... The Banker
Deniece Williams Deniece Williams ... The Beaver
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This is a musical by Mike Batt based on Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem. Mike Batt conducts the London Symphony Orchestra.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

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London, England, UK See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Filmed at the Royal Albert Hall, London on April Fool's Day 1987. See more »

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Referenced in Half-Life: Blue Shift (2001) See more »

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The "Hunting of the Snark " is worth the hunt!
17 September 2007 | by lkeeysSee all my reviews

We also taped the "The Hunting of the Snark" and it is a little the worse for wear, but much loved. We have watched it often with our children (and now our grandchildren) and would love to see a copy released on DVD or Video.

Why is it that some of the best family entertainment rarely gets good distribution? The songs are fun, catchy and, at times haunting. Well worth sharing with a wider audience!

We saw the Australian concert version when it was performed to a packed house many years ago and it is still a stand-out memory. We too can't understand why it has never been released. We'll all willingly sign a petition.


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