Synopsis: Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS, the most famous musical of all time, first exploded onto the West End stage in 1981. 'Memory', one of its many classic songs, became an instant worldwide hit. Since then CATS has smashed records and conquered the world. Using the latest technology, all the excitement, thrill, romance and intimacy of this theatrical legend has been captured on screen. Breathtaking visuals and full digital sound (that has been completely re-recorded with a seventy piece orchestra) will leave you deep into the mysterious world of CATS as you've never seen it before - more intoxicating and magical than you could possibly imagine. With a star cast including Elaine Paige and Sir John Mills.
Genre: Musical
115 min

It isn't just one

Of your holiday games

You may think at first

I'm as mad as a hatter

When I tell you a cat

Must have three different names

First of all there's the name

That the family use daily

Such as Peter, Augustus

Alonzo or James

Such as Victor or Jonathan

George or Bill Bailey

All of them

Sensible, everyday names

There are fancier names

If you think they sound sweeter

Some for the gentlemen

Some for the dames

Such as Plato, Admetus

Electra, Demeter

But all of them sensible

Everyday names

But I tell you, a cat

Needs a name that's particular

A name that's peculiar

And more dignified

Else how can he keep up

His tail perpendicular

Or spread out his whiskers

Or cherish his pride?

Of names of this kind

I can give you a quorum

Such as Munkustrap, Quaxo

Or Coricopat

Such as Bombalurina

Or else, Jellylorum

Names that never belong

To more than one cat

But above and beyond

There's still one name left over

And that is the name

That you never will guess

The name that no human research

Can discover

But the cat himself knows

And will never confess

When you notice a cat

In profound meditation

The reason, I tell you,

Is always the same

His mind is engaged

In a rapt contemplation

Of the thought, of the thought

Of the thought of his name

His ineffable



Deep and inscrutable


Name... Name... Name... Name...

Jellicle Cats come out tonight

Jellicle Cats come one, come all

The Jellicle Moon is shining bright

Jellicles come to the Jellicle Ball

Jellicle Cats come out tonight

Jellicles come to the Jellicle Ball

Jellicle Cats meet once a year

At the Jellicle Ball

Where we all rejoice

And the Jellicle Leader

Will soon appear

And make what is known

As the Jellicle Choice

When Old Deuteronomy

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