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Make Me an Offer

Full-Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy  /  3f, 9m, 10boy(s) or girl(s)

David Heneker, Monty Norman, Wolf Mankowitz

Make Me An Offer is set in the world of the small-time antique dealers in and around the Portobello Road Market in London. Charlie, an expert in Wedgwood china, longs to own a beautiful piece for himself. His chance comes when he is involved in an auction for a complete (fake) Wedgwood room - and he ends up with a valuable (genuine) vase. Charlie's main rival dealer in the saga is the stunning Redhead, and his wife, Sally.

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 9m, 10boy(s) or girl(s)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Accolades
Accolades
  • Evening Standard Award for Best Musical 1959
Licence details
  • Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.

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Summary
Make Me An Offer is set in the world of the small-time antique dealers in and around the Portobello Road Market in London. Charlie, an expert in Wedgwood china, longs to own a beautiful piece for himself. His chance comes when he is involved in an auction for a complete (fake) Wedgwood room - and he ends up with a valuable (genuine) vase. Charlie's main rival dealer in the saga is the stunning Redhead, and his wife, Sally.
Cast Attributes

Charlie - a young dealer
Sally - his wife
Wendl - an important dealer
Sparta - a demolition dealer
Gwen - his daughter
Redhead - a lady dealer
Sweeting - an American dealer
Mindel - an American dealer
Fred - an unimportant dealer
Moishe - a Jewish dealer
Milton - a Cockney dealer
Paddy - an Irish dealer
Bernard - A Cockney dealer
Taffy - a runner
John True - a country auctioneer 
Chorus of Stall-Holders, Trippers and Shoppers
  • Time Period 1930s
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

Music

  • Vocal DemandsModerate
  • Orchestra SizeSmall/Combo

Materials

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5 Vocal Scores
1 Piano
1 Trombone
1 Accordion
1 Drums
1 Bass

5 Vocal Scores
1 Piano

Authors

Author

David Heneker

Monty Norman

MONTY NORMAN was born in London in 1928, the only child of Jewish immigrants from Latvia. From an early age, Norman showed an interest in music; he wrote songs, performed and appeared in radio, television and stage variety shows. Compositions for the West End theatres include ...

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Wolf Mankowitz

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