- 1963: Aegisthus in Giradoux's Electra,
Brondesbury and Kilburn High School for
- 1966?: Madame in Genet's
DramSco at ADC
Theatre Cambridge, with Vena Jackson and Jan Harvey.
- 1966: St John's College,
Cambridge revue Under Plain
Cover with Pete
Atkin (MD), Barry
Brown, Mike Hodges, Alan Sizer.
- 1967: (March) Pembroke College, Cambridge smoker
with Pete Atkin, Clive James.
- 1967: (June)
Footlights May Week revue
James), Cambridge Arts Theatre and Oxford Playhouse.
- 1967: While The Music
Lasts, privately-pressed album with Pete Atkin -- songs by Pete Atkin and
- 1967: Edinburgh Festival Fringe at
the Lauriston Hall: The Complete Works (Footlights) opened 21 August;
in Kerry Crabbe's
Someone is Squeaking (Cambridge
University Theatre Company) opened 28 August.
- 1967: (opened 16 October)
Someone is Squeaking (Cambridge
University Theatre Company) at Cambridge Arts
- 1967: (opened 18 October)
The Complete Works (Footlights) at Cambridge Arts Theatre.
- 1967: (August-October season)
David Frost Show (TV): Sang Duet with Pete Atkin.
- 1968: (opened 3 June)
Footlights May Week revue
Turns Of The
Century, director Kerry Crabbe, Cambridge Arts Theatre.
- 1968: (August) Turn It
On, Footlights revue,
Theatre, Averham, Notts., broadcast 3 September on BBC-2.
- 1968: (August) Lauriston Hall,
Edinburgh: Footlights Songbook, Revue Fly by
Night, and Jenny Smith in Keith
CUTC production of Brecht
and Weill's Mahagonny,
earning Julie the first Fringe Best Actress award.
- 1968: Brecht
and Weill again, Happy End,
directed by Keith
Hack for Trinity Hall's
Preston Society at the ADC.
- 1968: Pilot episode for BBC TV series Twice
a Fortnight with Michael Palin and
Jones, directed by Tony Palmer.
- 1968: (December) Oxford and Cambridge Shakespeare Co.'s North
American tour: Peaseblossom in A Midsummer Night's
Dream directed by Richard Cottrell; Revue Company
member in Strictly For Kicks directed by Clive James.
- 1969: The Party's Moving
On, another limited-edition (99 copies) album of Atkin/James
songs. With Pete Atkin.
- 1969: Granada TV revue series
Psst! with Richard
Stilgoe, Kenny Lynch.
- 1969: Hampstead Theatre
Club -- cabaret with Pete Atkin.
- 1969: Pickwick Club
-- deputised for Jon Hendricks
Hendricks and Ross.
- 1969-71: Recorded her first solo
album for EMI (released 1971),
Changes -- more songs by Pete and Clive.
- 1970: Singles
The Magic Wasn't
There, Tonight Your
Love Is Over.
- 1970-71: The LWT shows: The Party's Moving On;
What Are You Doing After The Show?
- 1971: Godspell,
opened 17 November at Roundhouse,
transferred 26 January 1972 to Wyndham's.
Original Cast Recording.
- 1972: Hit single Day By
Day from Godspell.
- 1972: Blanche in
Humphries' Australian movie The Adventures of
- 1973: (opened 15 March) Marie
Garga in In The Jungle Of Cities, Brecht/Weill, dir. Keith
Hack at The Place Theatre, Euston.
- 1973: (opened 19 June) Created
Janet in Richard
O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show, Royal Court's Theatre Upstairs.
- 1973: (opened 9 August) Charmian
in Antony and Cleopatra at Bankside Globe
Playhouse, directed by Tony Richardson.
- 1973: Arabella in Odd Girl
Out by Ronald Miller, dir. Vivian Matalon. Opened 10 Sept
Playhouse, Harlow, 17 Sept Wimbledon.
- 1973: (opened 22 November) Snoo
Wilson's The Pleasure Principle, dir. David
Hare, Theatre Upstairs, Royal Court Theatre.
- 1973-74: Backing vocals on David Essex
albums Rock On and David Essex.
- 1973-75: Presenter and storyteller
on BBC TV's Jackanory ('The
Borrowers'), The Great Big Groovy Horse and Play
- 1974: (opened 5 March) Sang Iris,
Spirit of the Rainbow, in The Tempest, Peter
Hall's first production for the National
- 1975: BBC
Records Play Away album Hey You! with
Brian Cant, Toni
Arthur and others.
- (date?): Howard Schuman's Censored Scenes from King
Kong, Granada TV.
- 1975: Viewpoint
- singing 'Images of Women' . Thames TV production for
ITV Schools. Clip
- (date?): Guest on Kenneth Williams' Cabaret, BBC Radio 2.
- 1976/77 for 1978 release: War
of the Worlds -- Beth in Jeff Wayne's album musical of H G
Wells' classic story.
- 1976: Dee (Devonia Rhoades) in
Howard Schuman and Andy Mackay's
Follies, Thames TV, prod. Verity
nominated for BAFTA Best Actress award). Both
series in detail at the Rock Follies
Follies singles Glenn Miller Is Missing / Talking
Pictures and Sugar Mountain / War Brides.
- 1976: Evita
-- the original concept album of the musical by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
- 1976/77, re-entry 1978: Don't Cry For Me
Argentina, the No.1 hit single from Evita.
- 1976: (opened 14 July) Janice in
Brenton's play Weapons of Happiness, director David
Hare at the Lyttelton, NT.
- 1976: (opened 21 September) Dotty
Stoppard's Jumpers, directed by Peter Wood at the
Lyttelton, National Theatre.
- 1976: 'Most Promising New Actress'
Plays and Players London Theatre
- 1976-79 BBC-1 Omnibus: Bertolt Brecht.
- 1977: Rock
Follies of '77, Thames TV follow-up
series. Hit single OK? / B.Side.
- 1977: (15 May) Howard Schuman's
Anxious Anne, BBC TV.
- 1977: Hit single Only Women
- 1977: The
Albion Band album
Prospect Before Us. (For Albion out-takes see Ashley
Hutchings' The Guv'nor
- 1977: The Mermaid
International Gala Benefit concert with Pete Atkin and the Bowles
- 1977: (October 18) The first ever
Awards (later Brit
Awards): 'Most outstanding new British recording artist (female)'.
- 1977: TV Times
award: 'Most exciting female singer on TV'.
- 1977: NME
Poll: Top Female Singer.
- 1977: Capital Radio Music Awards:
Best Female Singer.
- 1978: (January) Dixie O'Keefe in
Mercer's Flint, director Peter Wood, BBC TV drama with
- 1978: Varya in Peter Gill's
production of The
Cherry Orchard at the Riverside
- 1978: (12 March) Duet w/ Sue
Jones-Davies in Super Star Sunday benefit for Erin
Pizzey's Chiswick Women's Aid, Adelphi.
- 1978: (opened 12 April) Alice Park
Nelligan's Susan Traherne in David
Hare's Plenty at the Lyttelton, NT.
- 1978: Julie
Covington album on Virgin, prod. Joe
Boyd / John Wood. Single (I Want To See The) Bright Lights
sources list this in error as Julie's first solo album, but that was
EMI's The Beautiful
Changes, see 1969-71).
- 1978: Backing vocals on
Richard & Linda
Thompson album First
- 1978: Backing vocals on
Kate and Anna
McGarrigle album, believed to be Pronto Monto.
- 1978: Recorded with Ashley
Hutchings' The Albion Band for Rise
Up Like The Sun.
- 1978: Guest on (BBC) Radio 1 Round Table, withPaul
Gambaccini and John Peel.
- 1978: (opened 22 August) English National Opera: Anna I
and Weill's The Seven Deadly
Sins at the Coliseum.
- 1978: (9 and 10 December)
Riverside Benefit Concerts with the Albion Band, Riverside
- 1979: (broadcast 21 January)
Nichola Davies in Stephen Poliakoff's City Sugar with John
Shrapnel, BBC Radio 3.
- 1979: (broadcast 4 February)
Beatrice in Harley Granville-Barker's The Voysey
Inheritance with Jeremy Irons, BBC1.
- 1979: (opened 29 March) Edward,
Sher) son, also Betty, in Cloud Nine by Caryl
directed by Max
Roberts, Joint Stock at Royal Court.
- 1979/81?: Kite Show, Cambridge Guildhall, with
Pete Atkin, Clive James,
Jones, Michael Palin.
- 1980: An Optimistic
Thrust, Joint Stock at the Young Vic
and Royal Court.
- 1980: (opened 19 June) Shelly in
Child, directed by Nancy Meckler at
- (dates?): Joint Stock tours of UK and
- 1980: (title?) BBC TV programme of Beatles songs, with Leo Sayer
- 1981: Shaw's
Saint Joan opened 10 Feb at Arts,
Cambridge and subsequent tour (Nancy Meckler
for Cambridge Theatre Co.)
- (date?): Touch And Go staged reading at Riverside
- 1982: (broadcast 12 February) Guy
Meredith's A Shilling Life with Eric Porter, dir. Michael
- 1982: (7 March) LWT South Bank Show featuring
Dolls rehearsal and onstage footage.
- 1982: (opened 9 March) Sarah in
Dolls -- Richard Eyre's
National Production at the Olivier, now
Julie. But her original 1982 National cast recording has been
re-released on EMI's MFP label: CDMFP
- 1982: Russell
Davies' When Housewives had the Choice?, BBC Radio 2 with Russell
Davies, prod. Jonathan
- 1982: Vocal on BBC Records single Housewives' Choice (In the
- 1982: (15 August) Youth
Training, benefit for YT Centres at Roundhouse (solo plus Guys and
Dolls scene w/ Ian Charleston).
- 1982: (24 October) Susan
Littler Tribute solo performance at Olivier,
- 1982: Edward Bennett's film
Golden Bear Award, Berlin 1983.
- 1983: (opened 23 March) Mrs
Bradshaw, lead in Howard Barker's Victory, directed by Danny Boyle
at Royal Court Theatre.
- 1984: (opened 3 February) Vivienne
Eliot in Michael Hastings' Tom and Viv with Tom
Wilkinson (later with Edward
Herrmann), directed by
Stafford-Clark at the Royal
Court Theatre (Julie nominated for Olivier Best Actress).
- 1984: (opened 28 August) Helen in
Fall by James Saunders, directed by Robin LeFevre, Hampstead Theatre Club.
- 1985: (opened January 30)
Tom and Viv transfers to Joe Papp's Public Theatre, New York City.
- 1985: Tom and Viv
re-opened 22 March at Royal
- 1985-87?: Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh.
- (date? title?): Presented Ch.4 (UK) TV
documentary on the KGB.
- 1986: Sang Remember Why We
Fell In Love, Rice/Lloyd Webber theme song for Thames TV sitcom Executive
- 1987: Blanche in Neil Simon's
Brighton Beach Memoirs, National at the Aldwych
- 1987: (13 December)
Thing-a-thon, solo performance in benefit for Terence
Higgins Trust & Frontliners at Piccadilly
- 1988: Passing By,
Old Red Lion, Islington.
- 1988: (opened December 13) Carol
in Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams, Peter
Hall at Theatre Royal Haymarket.
- 1989: White
Man Sleeps / Wyoming, voiceover on Ch.4 (UK) dance
feature with Siobhan Davies,
prod/dir. Terry Braun.
- 1989?: Australian CD release of the Virgin 1978 album Julie Covington on
Axis Records CDVAX 701611.
- 1990: Made
in Heaven, Granada
- 1992: The Healer (G F Newman,
- 1994?: Song for the TV film Ghosts, story adapted by
Johnson for BBC 'Screen 2' series.
- 1994: But Seriously
Folks, BBC Radio 2, a two-part study
of the protest song (with Mel Hill).
- 1997: Special guest with Pete
Atkin at the first Monyash
- 1999: (March 15) CD issue of The Beautiful Changes
...Plus, See For Miles SEECD
Note by Pete Atkin.