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New Video: Angela Lansbury on Recording Sweeney Todd | Legends of Broadway Video Series

Angela Lansbury recalls the memories she has of recording the album for the Stephen Sondheim musical, Sweeney Todd. The musical is set in the late19th century at the dawning of the industrial era. Sweeney Todd is the story of a London barber, unjustly sent into exile by a judge, who returns years later under an assumed name and proceeds to exact revenge on the judge and his aides. The musical included Len Cariou as the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Angela Lansbury, as Mrs. Lovett, his accomplice, who feeds customers in her food shop the pies made from the flesh of Todd’s victims.

Watch the video as part of our legends of Broadway video series below.