Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Joyce Grenfell - Requests The Pleasure at Discogs. Complete your Joyce Grenfell collection.4/5(2). JOYCE GRENFELL REQUESTS THE PLEASURE Paperback – January 1, by Joyce Grenfell (Author)/5(10). Joyce Grenfell Requests the Pleasure of Your Compa - Joyce Grenfell Requests The Pleasure Of Your Company Mrs. Mendlicote 3. The Understanding Mother 4. Three Brothers 5. Palais Dancers 6. Ordinary Morning we failed to record your vote. Please try again. Report abuse.5/5(3).
For ballads, he wrote the music first and Joyce fitted the lyrics to his tunes; for "idea" songs with stories, the process was reversed. In Joyce began writing with Stephen Potter a series of radio programmes called "How". These began as legitimate documentaries, but by the time Potter invited her to participate, the shows had developed a satirical bent and Joyce herself subsequently likened them to the improvs of Nichols and May which they predated by a number of years.
This material was improvised by Potter and Joyce, and only later written down for the cast. Among the characters she created for this series are Mrs. Treubel, a refugee living in Golders Green played by Gladys Young and Fern Brixton, Album), vegetarian lover of Beauty and weaver of her own clothes played by Joyce.
Over 19 years, she and Potter developed 29 scripts until the programme ended in Topics included how to talk to children; argue; give a party; keep a diary; learn to speak French; woo; blow your own trumpet; be good at music; make friends; deal with Christmas; deal with the New Year; move house; be good at games; Mrs. Mendlicote - Joyce Grenfell - Requests The Pleasure (Vinyl cross the Atlantic First Class; know America really well; and lead really full lives.
Joyce appeared on this Joyce sang this wearing a gym slip, pigtails and school hat. Here are the lyrics kindly provided by John Groushko:. Heigho, Mum's had those pains again, Granny's in bed with her varicose veins again, Everyone's gay because dear cousin Florrie Was run down on Saturday night by a lorry, We're so thrilled, Elsie's in trouble, That hernia she had has turned out to be double, When Albert fell down all Mrs.
Mendlicote - Joyce Grenfell - Requests The Pleasure (Vinyl steps of the Town Hall He got three bad cuts and a bruise. We're delighted To be able to say We're unable to pay Off our debts, We're excited Because Percy's got mange And we've run up a bill at the vet's.
Three cheers! Ernie's got boils again, Everything's covered in ointment and oils again, Now he's had seven So God's in His heaven And that is the end of the news. We are told that it's dismal and dreary To air our despairs, We are told to be gallant and cheery And banish our cares So when fortune gives us a cup of hemlock to quaff We just give a slight hiccup and laugh laugh laugh.
Heigho, everything's fearful, We do wish that Vi was a little more cheerful, The only result of her last operation Has been gales of wind at the least Mrs. Mendlicote - Joyce Grenfell - Requests The Pleasure (Vinyl. We're in clover, Uncle George is in clink For refusing to work for the war, Now it's over Auntie Maud seems to think He'll be far better placed than before. What fun -- dear little Sidney. Produced a spectacular stone in his kidney, He's had eleven So God's in His heaven And that is the end of the news.
Heigho, what a catastrophe, Grandfather's brain is beginning to atrophy, Last Sunday night after eating an apple He made a rude noise in the Methodist chapel. Good egg! Dear little Doris Has just been expelled for assaulting Miss Morris. Both of her sisters Are covered in blisters From standing about in the queues.
We've been done in By that mortgage foreclosure And Father went out on a blind, He got run in For indecent exposure And ever so heavily fined. Heigho hi-diddle-diddle. This was the end of her time in revue and thereafter she appeared solely in one-woman shows or at charity events. In she toured the US and Canada in a 2-hour solo show. As part of the tour, she was often interviewed by local U. Joyce appeared in 24 filmsmost notably the St. Trinian's Ealing comedies inspired by the cartoons of the genius Ronald Searle.
She described her role as Ruby Gates in the St. In the second volume of her autobiography Joyce writes "I am afraid I looked on [movies] as a side-line to what I thought of as my real job -- writing and performing my own material on stage, radio and television. She admitted to enjoying the communal aspect of films, the teamwork. Joyce played a lecturer telling the nursing recruits about blood transfusions.
Click here for the BFI webpage. Joyce played "a sort of ex-deb ninny" While the Sun Shines Daphne Joyce played a silly twittering woman in this film version of a Terrence Rattigan play. A lost ring used as a token between Essex and Queen Elizabeth is found and one of the guests is abducted by a thief, but it all comes right at the end. Swithin, billeted in error during the war at a boys' school, Nutbourne College, whose headmaster is Alastair Sim. Many otherwise knowledgeable people mistake this for one of the St.
Trinian's LP. It is not. It was based on a play by John Dighton which also starred Margaret Rutherford. Trin's films were presented by Gilliat and Launder; and, of course, this film and the first St. Trinian's film starred Alastair Sim and Joyce. Joyce was in the first 3 St.
Trinian's films and, after the first one, Alastair had only a small cameo in the second. Joyce was one of many star cameos. Sim is sworn to secrecy and can't tell "Fluffy" that he has to spend 28 days in jail.
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View Catalogs Online. Safe Shopping Guarantee. Buy a Gift Certificate. To fans of the revered series of St. Ruby Gates, but that was only one persona in a gallery of colourful characters performed by Joyce Grenfell over four decades. Though appearing in two dozen films with occasional forays into radio and television Joyce was primarily a stage performer who, by the s, was entrancing theatre audiences around the world with her multi-faceted one-woman show.
Though born Joyce Phipps in London inthe lady who became such a perennial purveyor of English eccentricity was in fact the daughter of an exuberant American lady of wealthy antecedents and her British architect husband. She married one Reggie Grenfell in her late teens in a union that would last fifty years until her death.
By Joyce was contributing humorous verses to Punch. And within months Joyce Grenfell was appearing in the West End show The Little Revue and had become a fully-fledged professional entertainer. In addition to being a skilled presenter of monologues the sketch that launched her career was soon available as an H. It was a busy time for Joyce as she made many appearances for E. Du Maurier. She followed these with Tuppence Coloured in and Penny Plain The Fifties was a momentous time for Joyce Grenfell.
Joyce Irene Phipps, 10 February , London, England, d. 30 November , London, England. An actress, singer and author, and a brilliant exponent of the monologue and witty song. The daughter of. Mar 21, · Check out Joyce Grenfell Requests The Pleasure Of Your Company by Joyce Grenfell on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on sioprovcabradeperfscormarcodenmenssol.co(6). JOYCE GRENFELL REQUESTS THE PLEASURE Broadway version which ran for 8 weeks. In the second volume of her autobiography, Joyce recounts how she felt free to select from her 15 years of material as none of it had ever been performed in the U.S. and also how the producers kept cutting the dance interludes to include more of her songs and monologues and changing the running order.
Put-upon niece of Lady Astor, disciple of monologist Ruth Draper, journalist, songwriter, radio star, chanteusebut Americans know her, if at all, as irresistible Sgt. Ruby Gates, the toothy, gawky policewoman who disguised herself as a soccer mistress to spy on the Belles of St. Trinian's. Fans of the St. Trinian's films will be devastated to find only two or three sentences about them.
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Dec 01, · Joyce Grenfell, the British actress whose sketches and impersonations on stage and screen of a variety of well‐intentioned but slightly daffy British upperclass ladies delighted viewers on .
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