The Mercury Workshop projects

Howard was involved, in the early 90s, in two collaborative/multi writer projects for The Mercury Workshop (now Mercury Musicals).


The Challenge

Premièred at The Shaw Theatre 1992

“… in every way it already surpasses dozens of musicals professionally presented in recent years on either side of the Atlantic.” Financial Times

A new musical by: Adele Anderson, Jason Carr, Stephen Clark, Brenda Cooper, Patrick Dineen, Anthony Drewe, Howard Goodall, Edward Hardy, Charles Hart, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Paul James, Stephen Keeling, Guy Kitchenn, Paul Leigh, Martin Lowe, Andrew MacBean, Ben Mason, James McConnel, Shaun McKenna, Andrew Peggie, Paul Sand, Peter Spafford, Mary Stewart-David, George Stiles, Sarah Travis, Denise Wharmby, Eric Woolfson, Kate Young

Director Steven Dexter, Book Stephen Clark, Musical Directors Martin Koch/Steven Edis.  Produced by Sacha Brooks(for The Mercury Workshop) and Kenneth Wax. Recordings of the show are available from The Mercury Workshop.


The Ten Commandments; lyrics by Stephen Clark.

Premièred at The Place Theatre 1993

“A chorus line of talent” Daily Telegraph

Set to lyrics by Stephen Clark, music was written by: Adele Anderson, Stephen Clark, Brenda Cooper, Howard Goodall, Edward Hardy, Charles Hart , Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Paul James, Stephen Keeling, Paul Leigh, Martin Lowe, Ben Mason, James McConnel, Andrew Peggie, Peter Spafford, Mary Stewart-David, Denise Wharmby, Warren Wills, Kate Young

Conceived by Stephen Clark/Steven Dexter, Directed by Steven Dexter, Musical Director Chris Nightingale, Produced by Sacha Brooks (for The Mercury Workshop) and Kenneth Wax (for Imagination Entertainments Ltd).