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Omnibus: Sunday in the Park with Stephen
Broadcast BBC1 TV Tuesday 20 March 1990
Stephen Sondheim is the acknowledged leader in the development of the modern Broadway musical. He is also the first Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre at Oxford University. But opinion is divided as to the ultimate value of his achievements. In this 50 minute documentary, the composer of A Sweeney Todd and A Little Night Music is observed teaching at Oxford and at the National Theatre preparing for the British premiere of Sunday in the Park with George (which featured Maria Friedman as 'Dot/Marie'), his Pulitzer Prize-winning musical.
Produced and Directed by Bob Portway and Anthony Snell.

Heil Honey I'm Home
Broadcast on Satellite BSB TV 1990
Sit-com set in 1939 and centred around Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun living in suburbia, next door to a Jewish family. Apparently eight episodes where made but just one episode of this rather bizarre programme was ever broadcast and it was subsequently rated on Channel Four's TV Hell programme as being 61 in the Top 100 'worst moments in television history'.
The cast included Neil McCaul as 'Adolf Hitler', Denica Fairman as 'Eva Braun' along with Maria Friedman and others. Written by Geoff Atkinson. Directed by Juliet May.

The Charter 88 Bad Government Awards
Broadcast Channel 4 TV Sunday 1 May 1994
Presented as part of the 'Bite the Ballot' series of programmes. This programme was a link-up with the democracy campaign group Charter88 to present the 'Cockroach D'or' to those who have done the most to deny knowledge to ordinary people. Amongst the guest presenters where Tony Slattery, Lindsay Duncan, David Swoft, Julian Clary, Juliet Stevenson, Rory Bremner and Maria Friedman.

Pebble Mill
Broadcast BBC1 TV [??] December 1995
Midweek lunchtime chat show. Maria appeared as a guest to promote her first solo CD, she sung the song 'Now and Then'. She may also have promoted the forthcoming musical Passion which she co-starred in opposite Michael Ball.

Broadcast ITV TV Friday 4 June 1999
Chat show series hosted by ventriloquist David Strassman and his puppets Chuck Wood and Ted E Bare. His guests for this programme included Maria Friedman with members of the cast of Chicago (in which she was then currently appearing) and the art critic Brian Sewell from The London Evening Standard.

Tonight at the London Palladium
Broadcast ITV TV 28 April 2000
A short musical extract of the musical The Witches of Eastwick was featured on this variety entertainment show.

The Making of The Witches Of Eastwick
Broadcast ITV TV 20 July 2000
A 65 minute television documentry which included interviews with the stars of The Witches of Eastwick aswell as a behind the scenes look at the work that went into creating this multi-million pound new musical.

Children In Need
Broadcast BBC1 TV 17 November 2000
The 21th Annual Children in Need charity fund-raising event. The cast of The Witches of Eastwick performed a live extract from the show.

Me and My Girls
Broadcast on BBC TV [date unknown]
Maria Friedman played the role of 'Lily'. The programme was directed by Jack Gould.

Blues in the Night
Broadcast on ITV TV [date unknown]
A specially filmed performance of the musical at the Donmar Warehouse. See the Blues in the Night theatre page for more information.

Broadcast on BBC TV [date unknown]
A drama documentry.

Broadcast on BBC TV [date unknown]
Television version of the John Godber/Jane Thornton stage play set in a trendy cocktail bar. Directed by Juliet May.

The Ancient Mariner
Broadcast on BBC2 TV [date unknown]
Adapted from Samuel Coleridge-Taylor directed by Juliet May for schools/educational use. Cast featured Paul McGann.

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