The original text
Originally a film about a holiday in Europe with a London bus, written by Peter Myers and Ronald Cass and filmed with Cliff Richard and The Shadows, directed by Peter Yates and produced by Kenneth Harper. It was released internationally in 1963.
Translations and adaptations
The film was adapted the stage by Michael Gyngell and Mark Haddigan and premiered for a summer season at The Opera House in Blackpool in 1996.
Performance history in South Africa
1998: Presented by In-Concert Theatre executive producer Bernard Jay in , directed by Philip Godawa, featuring Steve Hofmeyr as Don, with Tobie Cronjé, Julie Hartley, Denise Stock and Paul Buckby as Mike. Lighting by Denis Hutchinson, musical director Janine Neethling. Bryan Hill assisted as director and re-staged Quinny Sacks's original choreography.
Summer Holiday theatre programme, 1998.
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