(Lyn Gardner’s article appeared in the Guardian, 8/5. The above clip is not from the London production.)

Rarely performed, Rodgers and Hammerstein's farmyard-frolics musical maintains that happiness is a prize-winning pig and a good pickle. Originally written as a movie in 1945, and boasting the duo's only Oscar-winning song, It Might As Well Be Spring, it tells of the Frake family's visit to the postwar Iowa state fair; over the course of three days, hearts are lost and rosettes won.

via www.guardian.co.uk

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