Love Story enjoyed runs at Chichester’s Festival Theatre and at The Duchess Theatre in London.
Love Story transferred from The Chichester Festival Theatre and ran at both The Minerva Theatre and The Duchess Theatre. It was directed by Rachel Kavanaugh. The music was by Howard Goodall with a book by Steve Clark.
The novel ‘Love Story’ was a huge bestseller and was written in the 1970’s by George Segal. It was an instant hit and sold all over the world.
It told the story of Jenny Cavilleri and Oliver Barrett III who meet at University and are from very different social backgrounds. They fall in love and live together despite the objections of Oliver’s family.
The principal cast included…
Emma Williams as Jenny,
Michael Xavier as Oliver Barratt III
Richard Cordery as Oliver Barratt II
The rest of the cast included Gary Milner, Paul Kemble and ensemble members Lillie Flynn, Christopher Killick, Jamie Muscato, Rebecca Trehearn.
The music and book were beautifully realised by Steven Clark and Howard Goodall and it enjoyed a great run at the Duchess Theatre.