On the evenings of 26th and 27th March 2006, Angela Richards, who played Monique in Secret Army fronted a special show for fans of the series at the King's Head Theatre, London. Entitled An Evening at Le Candide, the event was based around the songs she had written for the series such as Memories Come Gently, I Bet You've Heard This One Before and If This Is the Last Time I See You, alongside popular wartime numbers such as Lili Marlene, J'attendrai and I'll Be Seeing You, as well as some unforgettable comedy numbers. Angela was accompanied by experienced pianist Jason Carr who also performed The Warsaw Concerto and The Leap Year Waltz during the show. 


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I just wanted to say how wonderful last night was. I was excited just at the prospect of watching Angela sing those songs. The fact that we got a complete show - one woman style - was a marvellous bonus. All the anecdotes between songs, the obvious showmanship of Angela, the intimacy of the theatre, all exceeded my wildest dreams! It wasn't just a wallow in nostalgia for an old TV show, it was a slice of musical theatre - funny, moving and entertaining throughout.' Tim Callagan

'I knew it would be good, but it really was tremendous. The whole evening was spot on and very interesting. Please pass on my sincere thanks to the cast and crew present and of course to Angie - words fail me!'
Andy Cripps

The years seemed to roll back as Angela sang, her beautiful voice brought back so many memories. She had a delicious sense of humour which enriched an already enthralling evening. During the Question and Answer session the enthusiasm of the actors and their dedication to the series was a joy to witness and the intimate setting of the King's Head was perfect for the occasion.' Carol George

I attended the evening with some friends and we all thoroughly enjoyed the event. The music was really excellent, bringing back the atmosphere of the Candide, and some of the 'non-programme' tunes were most entertaining. It was nice to see the stars of the show once again and the question and answer session was great with some interesting and amusing stories. The idea of combining the evening with a buffet worked very well and the food was excellent.' Nigel Meyer

Thanks to the cast and especially Angela for a wonderful evening! (Who can sing like that these days, with no mike and just a piano? Not many!)' Mark Smith

'Fantastic!' Kate Turnor

Page updated: 3rd April 2006