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Sandy Wilson

Composer, Writer, Lyricist
( b. May 19, 1924 Sale, ENGLAND - d. Aug 27, 2014 Taunton, ENGLAND ) Male

Biography: Alexander Galbraith "Sandy" Wilson was born on May 19, 1924 in Sale, Greater Manchester. After serving in the army in the Middle East during World War II, he attended Oxford where he wrote for student productions. He subsequently attended the Old Vic Theater School.

Film/TV Credits: He wrote for numerous films and television programs including: "Song by Song," "The Boy Friend," "BBC Play of the Month," "The World of Wooster," "Strictly Come Dancing," "Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont," "Keeping Up Appearances," "Riff-Raff," "The Ernie Sigley Show," and "In Melbourne Tonight."

Trivia:
He wrote mostly for revues such as Hermione Gingold's "Slings and Arrows," Laurier Lister's "Oranges and Lemons," and "See You Later."

His hit musical The Boy Friend celebrated Julie Andrews' Broadway debut.



ProductionsDate of Productions
The American Dance Machine
[Special, Dance, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Sandy Wilson
Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978
The Boy Friend
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Sandy Wilson
  • Book by Sandy Wilson
  • Lyrics by Sandy Wilson
Apr 14, 1970 - Jul 18, 1970
The Boy Friend
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Music by Sandy Wilson
  • Book by Sandy Wilson
  • Lyrics by Sandy Wilson
Sep 30, 1954 - Nov 26, 1955
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
The Boy Friend
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Sandy Wilson
  • Book by Sandy Wilson
  • Lyrics by Sandy Wilson
Sep 30, 2005 - Mar 05, 2006
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