Holloway began regularly performing monologues, both on stage and on record, in 1928, with his own creation, sam small, in sam, sam, pick. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Monologues by marriott edgar, stanley holloway and others marriott edgar wrote comical poems for the pleasure of all generations, particularly in the north of england. William shakespeare 15641616 this is truly a delightful compilation of some of the best known and loved passages from william shakespeares plays. Stanley augustus holloway, obe 1 october 1890 30 january 1982 was an english stage and film actor, humourist, singer, poet and monologist. The dramatic monologue is traditionally associated with victorian poets such as robert browning and alfred tennyson, and is generally considered to have disappeared with the onset of modernism in the twentieth century. Stanley holloway simple english wikipedia, the free. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from stanley holloway. Best known to the mainstream audience for his role in my fair lady as elizas dustman father his showstopping get me to the church on time is one of the musicals most beloved numbers, stanley holloway is nonetheless revered more by the fans of british music hall roughly equivalent to american vaudeville for his earlier comic turns as one of the most revered monologuists of the 30s and. Here tony gives us a bible story in three hapence a foot. I was never really into books, just recently during quarantine i picked a book from the shelf i never finished, the books name is hippie written by paulo coelho, after finishing the book in about a week i went and bought 2 other books of paulo coelho zahiri and the alchemist, i am amazed by how books work, hippie gave me the meaning of. This book brought back fond memories, i can recommend for anyone wishing to have hard copy of the numerous stanley holloway monologues, which i first heard of probably around 1950 when my uncle albert used to recite some. Monologues our collection of monologue books for young actors is one of the most extensive youll find anywhere. The real yorkshire puddens a dream in batter, to make ones an art, not a trade, now listen to me, for im going to tell thee, how t first yorkshire pudden wor made.
Some are a little dated now but many still stand up as amusing recitations and worth learning for a nice party piece. Monologues for women gives you an extraordinary array of cuttingedge new monologues, from comedic to dramatic and everything in between. This book has all the expected and well known items, as. Most prominent among his recordings aside from his participation in recordings of my fair. Stanley holloway albert and the lion lyrics lyricsfreak. Buy the stanley holloway monologues by michael marshall with. Here, for the first time, is complete collection of actor and entertainer stanley holloways incomparable comic monologues, which he performed. He was famous for his comic and character roles on stage and screen, especially that of alfred p. Monologues are here categorized according to type of material. Stanley holloway the classic monologues 2000, cd discogs. Holloway tried to make a go of his first job as a clerk in a billingsgate fish market, but the call of the theatre was loud and strong.
Comedy monologues for youth 2 comedy monologues for youth this collection of more than 20 original monologues features clean comedy for younger actors based on literary, historical and real life situations. I am the fastest digger in camp so it was okay that i have done it because i would have finished my hole anyway. My word, you do look queer by stanley holloway monologues. Sep 30, 1979 a collection of stanley holloway s monologues featuring young albert ramsbottom, samuel small and others. A young angel on furlough from heaven, came flying above ilkley moor, and this angel, poor thing, got cramp in. I was fascinated by a book that i had found, written by stanley holloway in the 1950s, in which there were several monologues written by him and others, but mostly written by the master of the humorous monologue marriott edgar i never have discovered whether marriott was his first or last name. Here, for the first time, is complete collection of actor and entertainer stanley holloways incomparable comic monologues, which he performed between 1929 and 1941. What are some of the best monologuessoliloquiesrants in. Wed fahsands weepin, flahers galore, but jim, our cousin what dyer fink e wore. Tracklist with lyrics of the album monologues and more 2008 from stanley holloway. The lion and albert became one of holloways most popular monologues, one of. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
The english comic singer, monologist and actor stanley holloway 18901982, started his. Buy the stanley holloway monologues by michael marshall. With a wide variety of both comedic and dramatic monologues, these are perfect for auditions, for speech and forensic contests, for use in the classroom, or for launching discussions about sensitive topics. Listen to yorkshire pudding from stanley holloways holloway, stanley. Each category includes monologues from movies, television shows, plays and books from any period and genre. Search options include media, genre, period and specific emotions or tags e.
Stanley holloway, more monologues and songs book, 1980. He toured with stanley holloway in the cooptimists and was affectionately known to his friends as george. A collection of stanley holloway s monologues featuring young albert ramsbottom, samuel small and others. Monologues for women from movies,plays, television and. Stanley augustus holloway, obe 1 october 1890 30 january 1982 was an english movie actor, comedian, singer, poet and monologist he was famous for his comic and character roles on stage and screen, especially that of alfred p. A young angel on furlough from heaven, came flying above ilkley moor, and this angel, poor thing, got cramp in her wing, and coom down at owd womans door. Stanley holloway lyrics a selection of 8 stanley holloway lyrics including alberts return, runcorn ferry tuppence per person per trip, wot cher. The ultimate audition book for teens young actors series. Short monologues for auditions paperback july 25 20 by frank catalano author 4.
In a shop on the banks of the irwell there sam used to follow his trade, in a place youll have heard of called bury you know. Monologues for women from movies,plays, television and books. Seriocomic monologues for women from movies, plays, television and books. Because this is a device for introspection, a superficial character who doesnt reflect on her actions or beliefs isnt suitable for an interior monologue. However, if the instructor doesnt mind cinematic monologues, you can find some good movie monologues here. Glennis byron unravels its history and argues that, contrary to belief, the monologue remains popular to this day. Buy a cheap copy of young womens monologs from contemporary. The book was ghostwritten by the writer and director. A midsummer nights dream by william shakespeare, peter and alice by john logan, the arabian nights by mary zimmer. Monologue by stanley about his meeting with the warden. Songs and monologues of stanley holloway wikipedia.
He was also renowned for his comic monologues and songs, which he performed and recorded throughout most of his 70year career. If youre a fan of stanley holloway s famous monologues, youll jump at this chance to join in with the fun. Apr 22, 20 mix stanley holloway the lion and albert youtube. He mainly recorded songs from musicals and revues, and he recited many monologues on various subjects. You can also search our monologues database by selecting specific criteria according to what you are looking for. The english comic singer, monologist and actor, stanley holloway 18901982, had a 54year. This book has all the expected and well known items, as well as some rare gems that id completely forgotten about. Macbeth by william shakespeare original release date 1 january 2012 audio book. He was described as medium height, quiet with a droll sense of humour.
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Dramatic monologues, comic monologues, seriocomic monologues. Listen to yorkshire pudding from stanley holloway s holloway, stanley. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Apr 07, 2016 a short inner monologue from the boy zero caracter of the book holes it was the right decision that i have dug stanley s hole because he wasnt the culprit who spread mr. Buy the stanley holloway monologues by michael marshall isbn.
A collection of authors comic monologues, performed betwe. Plus thats the way it is written in holloways own book. Lyrics for three hapence a foot by stanley holloway. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Our aunt hannas passed away, we ad her funeral today, and it was a posh affair, had to have two plicemen there. If youre a fan of stanley holloways famous monologues, youll jump at this chance to join in with the fun. Old sam and young albert 19301940 for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.
Get free shipping on the stanley holloway monologues by michael marshall, from. Some of my students are on the forensic team, and as part of their dramatic interpretation, they will be delivering minute monologues from characters in novels. The stanley holloway monologues stanley holloway, michael marshall, bill tidy on. Old sam by stanley holloway famous poems, famous poets. Plus thats the way it is written in holloway s own book. Marriott, edgar was born 5th october, 1880 in kirkcudbright, scotland and was half brother to the novelist edgar wallace. Here, for the first time, is complete collection of actor and entertainer stanley holloways incomparable comic monologues, which he performed between 1929. Brahn boots stanley holloway the good funeral guide. The stanley holloway monologues by stanley holloway. A diverse collection of monologues featuring the voices of women through the ages drawn from poetry, fiction, diaries, journals, and documents of public record, these selections, although not originally intended for theatrical or cinematic performances, offer unique dramatic opportunities for actors, speakers, students, or anyone interested in womens studies.
The stanley holloway monologues by stanley holloway goodreads. Stanley augustus holloway, obe 1 october 1890 30 january 1982 was an english stage and film actor, comedian, singer, poet and monologist. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Ill tell you an oldfashioned story that grandfather used to relate of a joiner and building contractor is name, it were sam oglethwaite.
Stanley holloway born stanley augustus holloway was born on the 1st october 1890 in london, england, uk and died on the 30th january 1982 in littlehampton, england, uk. A short inner monologue from the boy zero caracter of the book holes it was the right decision that i have dug stanleys hole because he wasnt the culprit who spread mr. He was also known for his comic monologues and songs, which he performed and recorded in his 70year career. There are hundreds of books filled with nothing but monologues. With a wide variety of both comedic and dramatic monologues, these are perfect for auditions, for speech and forensic contests, for use in the classroom, or. Chambers stevens introduces young actors to the joys and howtos of performing monologues written in true hollywood industrystandard style in. Jul 21, 2017 lyrics for three hapence a foot by stanley holloway three hapence a foot ill tell you an oldfashioned story that grandfather used to relate, of a builder and joining contractor whos name it were sam oswaldthwaite.
Monologues in novels so, as some of you know, i teach high school. To his many fans in the united kingdom, stanley holloway was the epitome of the. A short inner monologue from the boy zero caracter of the. Monologues for women from movies, plays, television and books monologues are here categorized according to type of material. Unlike other monologue books, the source of every monologue is easily accessible each play is available through the playscripts website, where you can read nearly the entire published. Monologue by stanley about his meeting with the warden 2 mai. All the muchloved characters such as albert ramsbottom with. Chambers stevens introduces young actors to the joys and howtos of performing monologues written in true hollywood industrystandard style in preparation for competitions, debates and prof.
Stanley holloway poems by the famous poet all poetry. Monologues not from scriptsappropriate for theatre one amanda amys view annie arcata promise barbara betty brianne cindy darlene dolls life ellen felicia jill kate love is a place marcie mary rose sharon shirley sophistry the audition unwedded victoria strange snow draw the line going to extremes gossip its not you kill our love life. The english comic singer, monologist and actor, stanley holloway 18901982, had a 54year recording career, beginning in the age of acoustic recording, and ending in the era of the stereophonic lp. So, pale as a sheet, i crawled in thekings head, the barmaid sobbed,oh you poor fellow, and then she said, on the slate you owe just one pound ten, youd better pay up, we shant see you again.1160 480 150 689 1423 1090 862 85 1400 1223 1449 1165 524 117 705 927 824 1489 434 1325 130 1061 1208 208 531 1460 328 1184 597 1334 286 1280 337 6 1085 605 231 144 400 1200 1247 1104 823 97 486 92