The acclaimed 2015 London revival of Gypsy, starring Imelda Staunton, which was broadcast on BBC4 December 27, 2015, is being streamed now on Broadway HD.com, which charges $7.99 for a two-day rental, $14.99 for a monthly subscription with unlimited access to all content, and $169.99 for an annual subscription.
The production was recently nominated for a London Olivier Award as Best Revival of a Musical, and Staunton was nominated as Best Actress in a Musical.
Directed by Jonathan Kent, the show was filmed live the week of October 6, 2015, at the Savoy Theatre in London. See array of cameras, below.
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Below, Staunton sings her way through three songs from the Jule Styne-Stephen Sondheim score.
Staunton, who stars as Rose, is joined by Peter Davison as Herbie. Lara Pulver and Gemma Sutton play Louise and June, respectively. The production premiered at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
The cast also features Dan Burton as Tulsa, Billy Hartman as Uncle Jocko, Jack Chissick as Mr. Goldstone, Anita Louise Combe as Tessie Tura, Harry Dickman as Pop, Lucinda Shaw as Mother, Roger Dipper as L.A., Louise Gold as Mazeppa, Clare Halse as Majorie May, Tom Hodgkins as Mr. Weber, Kieran Jae as Yonkers, Julie Legrand as Electra, Danielle Morris as Geraldine, Luke Street as Little Rock, Damien Poole as Kansas, Lauren Hall as Delores and Natalie Woods as Agnes. Ensemble members include Liz Ewing, Lauren Ingram, Tom Murphy and Phillip Catchpole.
This transfer marks the first time the show has been seen in London in more than 40 years, since Angela Lansbury starred in the show's first West End production in 1973 at the Piccadilly Theatre, before subsequently reprising it on Broadway.