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[[Shirley Shearman]] (19**-). Musician, cabaret star.
 
 
 
 
== Biography ==
 
  
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==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
  
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Pianist for [[JODS]] for five years. Pianist for Bruce Forsyth Tour, and chosen by Matt Munro as pianist for S.A. Tour. Accordionist for many variety bills. Played for [[Adam Leslie]]'s ''Music Hall Revue'', ''Strike It Richer'' and ''[[The Skinflint]]'', and has arranged with Len Ritchie and written a lot of music for ''[[Hair Hair]]''.
  
== Training ==
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She was the musical director for ''[[Little Mary Sunshine]]'' and ''[[The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾]]''.
 
 
 
 
 
 
== Career ==
 
 
 
 
 
==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
 
 
 
  
 
== Awards, etc ==
 
== Awards, etc ==
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At the 2004 Herald Showtime Awards presented at the Port Elizabeth [[Opera House]], she shared the Best Duo Cabaret award with [[Judy Page]] for ''Nowadays''.
  
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== Sources ==
  
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''[[Hair Hair]]'' programme notes in 1970(***).
  
== Sources ==
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''[[The Herald]]'', 2 February 2004.
 
 
  
 
Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
 
Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]

Latest revision as of 09:38, 9 January 2020

Shirley Shearman (19**-). Musician, cabaret star.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Pianist for JODS for five years. Pianist for Bruce Forsyth Tour, and chosen by Matt Munro as pianist for S.A. Tour. Accordionist for many variety bills. Played for Adam Leslie's Music Hall Revue, Strike It Richer and The Skinflint, and has arranged with Len Ritchie and written a lot of music for Hair Hair.

She was the musical director for Little Mary Sunshine and The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾.

Awards, etc

At the 2004 Herald Showtime Awards presented at the Port Elizabeth Opera House, she shared the Best Duo Cabaret award with Judy Page for Nowadays.

Sources

Hair Hair programme notes in 1970(***).

The Herald, 2 February 2004.

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