The Songs of Leslie Bricusse at the St James Theatre, London

Danielle Tarento presents the world premiere of Pure Imagination - the Songs of Leslie Bricusse at the St. James Theatre, London from 24 September - 17 October 2015.

Whether writing alone or forming magical partnerships – including Anthony Newley, Henry Mancini, John Williams and John Barry – double Oscar and Grammy Award winner Leslie Bricusse’s music has touched us all in some way.

He has composed over 1,000 songs and written the book, music and/or lyrics for more than 40 musical films and plays over a 60-year career. This heartwarming and uplifting show includes such favourites as What Kind Of Fool Am I?, If I Ruled The World, Talk To The Animals, Le Jazz Hot, Feeling Good, Goldfinger and many, many more.

Come and discover Leslie’s music performed by an outstanding cast of singers at the St. James Theatre this Autumn.

A sorta-biography, by Leslie Bricusse
The life and good times of one of the world’s favourite songwriters

“His catalogue of songs is enormous - his achievements endless.”

Elton John

“The book made me laugh aloud so many times. I’m in awe that you have pulled off such a monumental feat.”

Julie Andrews

If you’ve ever hummed a popular film or stage song from the mid-1950s on, the chances are you’ve been humming one of Leslie’s.

The man behind songs such as Talk to the Animals, Goldfinger, Feeling Good and Pure Imagination has been celebrated throughout the music industry.

Leslie’s story of talent, determination and a little bit of luck will take you on a fascinating journey from humble beginnings through this hardest of businesses to dizzying heights.

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The Songbook of Leslie Bricusse
35 ground-breaking songs, specially selected by the man himself

This collection of timeless songs contain the original arrangements of many of the songs from the new show Pure Imagination. Arranged for piano, voice and guitar, it contains 35 songs, some never before in print, and includes the classics: Feeling Good, Goldfinger, The Candy Man, You Only Live Twice, and Pure Imagination.

The songbook also includes rare photos, song cards, show posters and a newly written ‘On Songwriting’ piece by Leslie.

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Discover the songs of Pure Imagination: The Songbook on Spotify