Irma La Douce runs at the Lyric
The long running French musical 'Irma La Douce' ran at the Lyric Theatre for 1,512 performances. Directed by Peter Brook, the show featured choreography by John Heawood. The cast included Keith Michell, Elizabeth Seal and Clive Revill. The musical follows the life of a successful prostitute in Paris and a law student who falls in love with her. The musical transferred to Broadway in 1960.