Jeeves (1975) & By Jeeves (1996)

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Jeeves & By Jeeves are not the same musical and are separate works. They should not be conflated or mistaken for one musical.


World Premiere: 22 March 1975
Venue: Bristol Hippodrome
London Premiere: 22 April 1975
Venue: Her Majesty's Theatre

Published: No
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By Jeeves

World Premiere: 1 May 1996
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
London Premiere:
2 July 1996
Duke Of York's Theatre
New York Premiere:
28 October 2001
Venue: Helen Hayes Theatre

Play Number: 18
Published: No
Other Media: Television; radio; original cast recording

Short Synopsis: Two musicals written with the composer Andrew Lloyd Webber based on the Jeeves novels by P.G. Wodehouse. The original 1975 musical Jeeves was completely revised as By Jeeves in 1996.

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The Jeeves section is dedicated to Brett Bayne for his long-standing support of this website from its conception - & his love of the musical Jeeves!