Soundtrack Music Associates | Stephen Endelman Gained Rights for ‘Upstairs Downstairs’ from Co-Creator John Whitney
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Stephen Endelman Gained Rights for ‘Upstairs Downstairs’ from Co-Creator John Whitney

The iconic 1970s ITV drama ‘Upstairs Downstairs’, a progenitor to ‘Downton Abbey’, is being revived as a stage musical. Composer Stephen Endelman nabbed the rights from co-creator John Whitney after he traveled to the¬†Whitneys’ home in Dorset to personally obtain the blessing from a man he calls “one of the bastions of British entertainment.”¬†Endelman has assembled a creative team of fellow Los Angeles-based British expats: Producer Adam Matalon is writing the book, and singer-songwriter Matt Goss is penning lyrics to go with Endelman’s music.

 

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http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/classic-tv-drama-upstairs-downstairs-revived-as-stage-musical-1038080

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/upstairs-downstairs-steps-up-to-west-end-stage-362sqzrhq