Without A Paddle Theatre Productions

Orton and Gould - musical theatre creative team

Without A Paddle Theatre Productions

The studio cast highlights album of  the Orton & Gould musical My Land's Shore (with a cast led by Les Miserables' star, Jonathan Williams) was released on February 6, 2012 on the SimG Records label.

The CD is available to purchase from






A workshop production of Based On True Story - a musical black comedy by Orton & Gould - was staged at the Jermyn Street Theatre, London on Sunday January 31, 2010.

Welcome to the website of Musical Theatre songwriters/librettists,

Christopher J. Orton

and Robert Gould!

Chris & Bob are the creators of a number of new, exciting musicals - including My Land's Shore, Based On A True Story, Elephant Juice, Grace Notes and Flop! as well as the short black comedy play, The Road To Port Of Barry.

Click on the links on the navigation bar to find out more about them and their shows!

Listen to the title song from the Orton & Gould musical My Land's Shore with vocals by Jonathan Williams

Track 11
Unknown (Untitled - 30-11-11)

The Road To

Port Of Barry

- a one act black comedy play by Orton & Gould - will be performed as part of Welsh Fargo Stage Company's "On The Edge" season in 2012 - on September 11 at the Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff; September 12 at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea; and September 13 at the Riverside Theatre, Newport.

The Road To Port Of Barry previously received a professional reading at the Raising Voices new writing festival at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury on March 30, 2010, when it was described as "Gavin and Stacey with a gun"!