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STEPHEN WARD Original London Cast Recording Now Available Digitally

The original London cast recording of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton's new musical STEPHEN WARD is now available digitally from Amazon and iTunes.

Handsomely showcasing the three stars of the show, Alexander Hanson poses in the title role while Charlotte Spencer and Charlotte Blackledge also feature into the evocative monochrome-and-red design of the cover art that mirrors the striking ad capaign.

The official synopsis for STEPHEN WARD is as follows: "STEPHEN WARD deals with the victim of the Profumo Affair - not, as is widely supposed, John Profumo himself, the disgraced Minister for War, nor even the fatally wounded Conservative government of Harold Macmillan, but the society osteopath whose private libertarian experiments blew up in his own and everyone else's face. In a trial as emblematic to the twentieth century as Oscar Wilde's was to the nineteenth - from which he was the only protagonist to emerge with some dignity and honour. Ward became the targeted scapegoat of a furiously self-righteous Establishment. By no means a hero, he was a reluctant martyr, thanks to an unholy alliance between Press and police of a kind we can all too readily recognise today; inadvertently, he was the hinge between two worlds and the harbinger of a revolution in manners, music and morals when the ordered, stuffy, respectful universe of the fifties gave way to the classless, truculent, unstoppable sixties."

STEPHEN WARD features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton as well as direction by Richard Eyre. The musical begins previews in the West End on December 3. For more information, check out a previous article on STEPHEN WARD here.

Order the original London cast recording of STEPHEN WARD on Amazon here and on iTunes here.

Additionally, check out my exhaustive SOUND OFF review of STEPHEN WARD, available here.


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