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Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street Quiz

A Stephen Sondheim Extravaganza!!!!!!! 20 Questions.

 
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1

Who wrote the original melodrama of 'Sweeney Todd'?

  • James Bond
  • Michael Bond
  • Christopher Bond
  • Basildon Bond

2

Who is currently ( June 2012 ) playing the title role in London's West End?

  • Michael Crawford
  • Michael Ball
  • Alfie Boe
  • John Barrowman

3

Which actress has NOT played Mrs Lovett in London's West End?

  • Imelda Staunton
  • Julia McKenzie
  • Sheila Hancock
  • Helena Bonham-Carter

4

When Sweeney declares 'At last, my arm is complete again!', to what is he referring?

  • His walking stick
  • His cut-throat razor
  • His favourite tipple
  • His wife

5

What is the nature of Mrs Lovett's ailing business?

  • A laundry
  • A dairy
  • A pie shop
  • A coaching inn

6

How does the Beggar Woman turn out to be related to Sweeney Todd?

  • His wife
  • His mother
  • His sister
  • His daughter

7

Joanna sings a ballad likening herself to a caged bird. What is it?

  • Gold Finch and Nightingale
  • Green Finch and Linnet Bird
  • Blue Tit and Cockatiel
  • Canary and Blackbird

8

What is Adolfo Pirelli selling in the street?

  • Italian food
  • The services of child chimney sweeps
  • Hair Elixir
  • Home- brewed ale

9

The current London revival transferred from which regional theatre?

  • Liverpool Playhouse
  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • Cambridge Arts Theatre
  • Manchester Library Theatre

10

Who played Sweeney Todd at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1980?

  • George Hearn
  • Colm Wilkinson
  • Denis Quilley
  • Alun Armstrong

11

Who directed the Johnny Depp film version?

  • Baz Luhrmann
  • Tim Burton
  • Stephen Sondheim
  • Martin Scorsese

12

Where does Mrs Lovett suggest relocating to with Sweeney?

  • The seaside
  • The country
  • The continent
  • The North

13

Who caused Sweeney to be deported?

  • Anthony Hope
  • Adolfo Pirelli
  • Judge Turpin
  • Tobias Ragg

14

What is Sweeney Todd's real name?

  • Cornelius Corbett
  • Benjamin Barker
  • William Walker
  • Elias Elliott

15

What do Sweeney and Judge Turpin sing about?

  • Lovely Ladies
  • Bathing Beauties
  • Pretty Women
  • Pulchritudinous Fillies

16

What colour is Joanna's hair?

  • Titian
  • Blonde
  • Black
  • Brown

17

What is the Beadle's surname?

  • Bedford
  • Bamford
  • Bunford
  • Bromford

18

Sweeney Todd and Mrs Lovett's comic duet is called what?

  • A Little Feast
  • A Little Yeast
  • A Little Priest
  • A Little Beast

19

Who was locked away in Fogg's Asylum?

  • The Beggar Woman
  • Anthony
  • Joanna
  • Sweeney

20

When Sweeney gets agitated, what does Mrs Lovett suggest he does?

  • Have some ale
  • See a doctor
  • Wait
  • Escape

 

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