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Posted on:March 26, 2019 12:45 AM
Where are you from?: Huntington Beach, CA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Thank you for visiting Huntington Beach High School's production of Phantom. My daughters (Ruby & Sadie) were in the audience and came home screaming. My youngest (Sadie) was crying. She couldn't believe you came to our local high school. Sadie has been such a huge fan of yours and discovered you via Wall-E. She turned 13 this year and she included your performance of Put on Your Sunday Clothes from Hello, Dolly! in her Bat Mitzvah video. We are huge fans. Your outreach and inspirational words have made an impact that will last with them forever.

Name:Georgina. Hulme
Posted on:March 10, 2019 05:08 PM
Where are you from?: Northwich
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Comments: Happy birthday Michael Crawford 75 have a good time and. Have. Fantastic time with your family your beast friend and I hope that you remember me when I was blound I now I have grown up now I am at Kimberly house. In northwich you can visit me any time you wan

Name:Paul Pendlebury
Posted on:March 10, 2019 04:02 AM
Where are you from?: Apple Valley, CA, USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: I just wanted to say Hi Micheal. You may not remember me, its been a long time, we met at the USC dept of medicine, I was one of the people who helped in your pre surgery physical. It would be nice to hear from you again.

All the very best to you and your family,


Posted on:January 20, 2019 05:18 PM
Where are you from?: Montr
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hope you had a great birthday.....crickey where does the time go to...been a long time since Billy xxx

Name:Bracha Leib
Posted on:January 20, 2019 01:06 AM
Where are you from?: usa
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Happy Birthday Michael, May you have Many, Many More..........

Posted on:January 16, 2019 05:20 PM
Where are you from?: UK
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: It's a bit early but Happy Birthday for the 19th,we wish you everything good now and for the future....P.S whatever happened to bubbles that's a blast I the past !!Much love Tina and Jill xxx

Name:Claudia Wagner
Posted on:December 23, 2018 05:34 AM
Where are you from?: Bavaria
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Merry Christmas to you and your family. Am listening to "your" Oh oly Night for the umpteenth time, my all time favourite Christmas song. Thank you so much.

Name:Michael Mcnamara
Posted on:November 30, 2018 11:15 PM
Where are you from?: United States
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Dear Michael Crawford,

I am unsure if this will ever actually reach you, but I felt as though I had to reach out in some way.

I have recently finished watching the taped version of your performance in "Barnum" for the second time, and I am perhaps even more moved by your emotionally raw and incredibly touching acting. I am an actor myself, though only in High School, aspiring to the talent that you possess. Watching that show is like watching a Master Class in theatre for me, because your real and natural presence onstage, not as an actor but as a human, a living breathing character that you brought to life, gives me the perfect role model to aspire to.

Your "daredevil spirit" is a daring and confidence I too take advantage of in trying to bring characters to life. But no doubt watching you has helped direct me as to how to better do that and showcase honest and sincere storytelling.

My apologies for the length of this, but I had to let you know the impact you have had on me in some way. You are one of the greats sir, and after laughing hilariously and crying profusely from "Barnum" twice now, as well as your other works I have seen from "Hello Dolly" and "A Funny Thing", you are truly an inspiration.

Thank you again, and have a great evening.

Sincerely, Michael

Name:Jonathan Wildes
Posted on:October 18, 2018 07:30 PM
Where are you from?: Cassopolis, Michigan, USA
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Comments: I would say my parents gave me a well rounded appreciation for the Arts. They introduced me to many styles of music and movies. The first time I saw you was in Hello Doll, Hysterical!!! The next time I heard your lungs was on the Phantom of the Opera Soundtrack, which I played over and over again trying to figure out what was going on. I regret never getting to Broadway in NYC to see you in person playing The Phantom (The best Phantom of all)! Thank you for blessing us with your talent all these years!!!

Name:Meghan Hoare
Posted on:September 6, 2018 02:48 PM
Where are you from?: Cornwall, Redruth
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hello Michael, ive been a fan of your work a couple of years, it was my parents who introduced me to Some Mothers Do Ave Em, and i thought you were absolutely fantastic. Im 18 years old and still watching your work to this very day! I wish i could go back in time and see you in The Phantom Of The Opera, my favourite musical. Keep doing what your doing, and good luck with anything you do in the future! Lots of Love And Best Wishes, Meghan XXX

Name:David Lewis
Posted on:June 16, 2018 11:21 PM
Where are you from?: Oxford3262
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: I was at Oakfield and was in the audience at Croxted Hall and watched Let's Make An Opera.

You were called Ingrams then I think.

Passey Livingstone Miss Hempt 01993830464

Posted on:March 28, 2018 06:49 AM
Where are you from?: The Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Referred By: Search Engine
Comments: I am 53 now and remember when I was a child in the early 70's and laughing like crazy about the character Frank Spencer, so funny! I still pronounce people who are clumsy by saying hey Frank Spencer...I saw some episodes this week on DVD and still laughed like in the old days. Thank you, the world is all that bad nowadays and watching this funny episodes is helping to forget the bad things happening on this planet.

Name:Mandee Cronce
Posted on:February 3, 2018 05:02 PM
Where are you from?: New Jersey USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: I've been a fan for nearly 13 years. Just wanted to drop by and give my love! Out of everyone I'd love to see in concert or meet, you've been my #1 all this time.

Name:Deborah Earle
Posted on:January 18, 2018 07:30 PM
Where are you from?: United States
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Many happy returns, Michael! The world is better for your being in it with us.

Posted on:January 18, 2018 05:02 PM
Where are you from?: United Kingdom
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: A Very Happy Birthday xx

Posted on:January 18, 2018 08:43 AM
Where are you from?: New Hampshire,USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Happy 76 Birthday,hope your day is as amazing as you are . Love your beautiful voice.

Posted on:January 17, 2018 05:33 PM
Where are you from?: UK
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hi Michael, we just wanted to wish you a Very Happy Birthday for the19th,hope you have a great day, lots of love Tina and Jill xx

Posted on:January 4, 2018 05:56 PM
Where are you from?: UK
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Great to see you on tv over Christmas...only thing worth watching...not.too.sure about the winner though...had forgotten all the great music from Tell Me On A can't stop singing!!!!! Happy New Year and much love from usxx

Name:Barbara hymers
Posted on:December 31, 2017 09:06 AM
Where are you from?: Tunbridge Wells
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Best thing since sliced bread, love you M.C xxx

Name:Erin Flayhan
Posted on:October 31, 2017 05:34 PM
Where are you from?: Massachusetts, USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Looking back on the time in 2008 when I saw Disney PIXAR's 'Wall•E', and the first thing the viewer hears is the voice of Michael Crawford in 'Hello, Dolly!' (Since theb I've been a fan if that musical.) It still makes me smile that I became such a fan of 'Phantom' such a long time ago, and have refallen in love with Michael since! When reading his book, I saw someome who went through good times and tragedies, and the philosophy of always cherishing the good. That, and his smile, have been helping me through a trying time in my life; But I have faith that it will get better. I light up when I hear Michael's voice, and I feel so fortunate to have his music and humor in my life. ?? I thank him for his humbleness and goodness.

God bless, ~Erin Flayhan

Name:Janet Hanson
Posted on:October 31, 2017 02:44 PM
Where are you from?: New Zealand
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: As a child some mothers was a firm favourite, however the true love affair started when I saw Barnum! I was 15 yes old, and would travel into central London and pay £1 to stand at the back and watch. I think I saw it 17 times. At the age of 16, I read an article in the guardian about Phantom and my friend begged her dad to let us use his credit card to book tickets ... we got tickets for the 5th night, centre of dress circle... a memory I will never forget . That's when my scrap book started... sadly I don't still have it, but as a teenager I was obsessed. Two years ago I travelled to London to see the go between ... and got to meet my man.. Next year will be very special, and my daughter is performing in one of the first school performances of Phantom in Australasia.. how special will that be... that's why I'm thinking of Michael right now. What an amazing opportunity to perform in such a fantastic musical. Michael will always be my favourite phantom

Posted on:October 20, 2017 12:16 AM
Where are you from?: Greenville, SC
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hi Mr. Crawford, my name is Audrey, and it is such an honor to be able to sign your guestbook!

My main reason for writing is to let you know how much I have come to love your music. Your Christmas CD “A Christmas Album” has grown to be my favorite CD of ALL time, and I listen to it year-round. A few years back, I went through a really hard time with anxiety and OCD. But every time I would stop and listen to your Christmas CD when I was feeling the littlest bit anxious, it was like hearing God pour out His love on me through your words about Jesus and His birth. I cannot begin to thank God enough for using you to encourage me through those dark times. Christmas has always been my favorite time of year and your album magnifies it for me. Thank you!

My second reason for writing is to tell you that about four or five years ago I had the privilege of meeting an old friend of yours, Laurie Gayle Stephenson. She was a guest singer at a private dinner for a Bible study of all things. :) She sang, gave her testimony about knowing the Lord Jesus Christ, and then mentioned that she worked on Broadway when she was younger. I believe God was stirring my heart to ask her a question, and I was so shocked when her answer was “yes!” I had asked her if she had ever met Michael Crawford while working on Broadway, and she said “Honey, I worked with Michael!” I was absolutely SO thrilled to find that out! Someone that I was talking to had actually worked with my favorite singer! It was such a wonderful moment, and I am so thankful to have gotten to meet Ms. Stephenson. :)

I also hope that I will be given the privilege to meet you oneday too, Mr. Crawford. But if not here on this earth, then I believe that someday we shall meet in the Presence of the One Who will make all things new.

God Bless you, Mr. Crawford, and thanks again! :) ~Audrey

Name:Deb Greenwood
Posted on:October 6, 2017 06:45 PM
Where are you from?: Liverpool
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: I listened and listened to the tape of Phantom, fell in love with him even.....your music moves me, touches me deep within my heart.

Saw the Phantom, but not with you in it, sadly, though I did see you in Barnum.

I wish we’d known each other......

Name:Deborah Earle
Posted on:September 29, 2017 05:04 PM
Where are you from?: USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Happy Michelmas Day! Years ago, I sent you a copy of the book, St. Michael and the Archangels, bookmarked with a plastic Rosary with purple beads from EWTN in honor of your Name Day. I hope you remember them and hope you enjoyed them.

Posted on:August 8, 2017 07:36 AM
Where are you from?: New Zealand
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: A group of us were just reminiscing and I was thinking to myself, Frank Spencer was a modern-day Buster Keaton. Imagine my surprise to see on your time-line that you'd worked with him.

Loved your sense of timing, and like Basil Fawlty, the episodes you made are the stuff of legend.

You're an all-right singer too!

Name:Carl lord
Posted on:June 26, 2017 02:26 PM
Where are you from?: Yorkshire England UK
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hi I would like to know about how the collapsing house scene was done in a earlier episode of some mohers do ave em in the episode called moving if michael Crawford could get in touch with me regarding this via my email address please do I have in actual fact seen all episodes of some mothers do ave em on dvd plus a movie called the condorrman that is all thankyou.

Yours faithfully Carl lord.

Posted on:June 17, 2017 04:07 AM
Where are you from?: San Antonio, Texas, USA
Referred By: From a Friend
Comments: I was taking a walk down memory lane, when thoughts of how you and mom bumped into each other at a local grocery store and of how you took the time to come out from retirement to perform once again.

I wanted to take a moment and just say how thankful I am of your friendship with mom!!

Have an Excellent & Blessed Day!!

Name:M. Denise Zahn
Posted on:May 30, 2017 08:43 PM
Where are you from?: Rochester, MN
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hi Michael! Just wanted to say thank you for sharing your extraordinary talent with us. Your musical interpretations are second to none. Your autobiography was a delightful read and I appreciate your candor. You are truly one of a kind. Would love to hear a new album/CD. Would you consider? Wishing you all the best! Denise

Name:Denise Z.
Posted on:May 1, 2017 11:58 AM
Where are you from?: Rochester, MN, USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hello Michael-I first became a huge fan after hearing you in Phantom. I was absolutely mesmerized by your voice. Being from the Midwest, exposure to musical theater was extremely limited, so the original London cast recording was my way of experiencing your performance. I also enjoyed your performance in Hello Dolly. I am currently reading your autobiography and find it quite delightful. Via the internet, I have been able to see you in Some Mother's, which is brilliant. I also admire your charity work and the compassion you show to others. I wish you love, peace, health, and happiness.

Posted on:April 6, 2017 06:33 PM
Where are you from?: United Kingdom
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hi Michael,

You never fail to bring a smile to my face. Your amazing adaptability in the acting world never fails to amaze me. I loved you in my teens and continue to love you in my Autumn years.

Posted on:March 17, 2017 07:24 PM
Where are you from?: Canada
Referred By: Search Engine
Comments: Hi Michael, just watching some of your "Some Mother's... shows and they are hilarious. Your comedy and its topics were ahead of its time.

You look like you did many of your own stunts as well, maybe except for the roller skating! Classic English television at its very best.

Kim from Canada

Name:Vivian Benshoff
Posted on:March 7, 2017 11:19 AM
Where are you from?: Macon,Ga. USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Michael, Posted in Dec.2016 so maybe I am not allowed a second post. However, saw the Phantom in another showing and there is no disputing--you cannot be surpassed. I am a huge fan and have tried many times to contact MCIFA to be allowed access to updates. I own many cds, Barnum autobiography etc.etc. I am overwhelmed at all the hard work and self -discipline you have shown. The Go-Between was a huge success from what I have read, but not a surprise. I would love to see you bring it to the states. Am I out of line to request a signed picture? One more thing--no one could possibly sing Gethsemene as you do. Vivian Benshoff

Name:Vivian Benshoff
Posted on:February 27, 2017 10:11 PM
Where are you from?: Macon,Ga. USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: May I sign the book twice? I did once in Dec. I took my daughter and grand daughter to Atlanta yesterday to see the Phantom of the Opera. As I said in the earlier posting, I saw you Michael in New York twice. The road shows are done well, but NOBODY can come close to your performance as the Phantom. I have so many of your cd's, your autobiography, the DVD Barnum which I love and I watch and listen to clips on the internet. One last comment--my favorite cd is the one on which you sing Gethsemene. I never cease to weep. Any chance of coming over the pond with The Go Between? This 80 year old fan would get there someway!

Name:Lara Laatikainen Bailey
Posted on:February 22, 2017 12:01 PM
Where are you from?: las vegas, nevada
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: While I was never lucky enough to see him as the phantom I did get a chance to see him in EFX here in vegas and also the concert he did in 98' at mgm gand here in vegas as well. He was amazing in both, and I also will never forget getting to meet him at the mgm grand for fans to have him sign stuff, I waited for hours in that huge line, but you were so nice and signed my phantom book. And now at 33 years of age I have my own kids now that I am introducing you to them as the phantom as well. Thank you for always being such a bright spot in my life.

Name:barbara slethaug
Posted on:February 9, 2017 11:57 PM
Where are you from?: montana
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: I I just discovered this. I want to wish you a belated Happy Birthday and to say how much I enjoyed seeing you in The Go Between in July 2016. I miss the message board but hope this will work. Hope you make it to Montana sometime, but when it is nice out. I don't think you would like winter here unless you skate or ski. I could teach you what I know about it. Well take care and God bless. Barb

Name:Jane Roxbury
Posted on:January 19, 2017 04:14 PM
Where are you from?: Tucson, AZ (formerly DC and FL
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Happy Birthday, Michael! We loved all the news about The Go-Between and were very sorry to have missed it. Hopefully we'll see you stateside before too long.

With much love, Jane and Maureen Roxbury

Name:Deborah EARLE
Posted on:January 19, 2017 02:23 PM
Where are you from?: Montgomery, AL
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Happy 3/4 of a century to you , Michael! I've never forgotten your fan club's kindness in donating a toy to a local hospital for Exceptional Children many years ago. I'd love for you to come visit my town's Shakespeare Festival (, I wish you good health, continued happiness, a long life, and your very -long-overdue Knighthood. Yours Always,

Deborah Earle

Posted on:January 16, 2017 06:06 PM
Where are you from?: UK
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hi Michael,we just wanted to wish you a Very Happy Birthday for Thursday the 19th,hope you have a great day and an even better year,much love Tina and Jill xxx :-)

Name:Cameron Clevenger
Posted on:January 5, 2017 11:22 PM
Where are you from?: Albany, Indiana, United States
Referred By: Search Engine
Comments: Hello to the MCIFA, and to Mr. Crawford!

I would just like to say to Michael, your work has absolutely inspired me in every way. Your performances in everything from Hello, Dolly! to The Phantom of the Opera are brilliant and incredibly nuanced, and as a 16 year old aspiring actor, I would love nothing so much in the world as the chance to meet you and thank you for your work, which was the catalyst for me becoming interested in musical theatre. The Phantom of the Opera means more to me than the air that I breathe, and each time I hear you sing something from the role, my heartbeat quickens and I feel like I am home. I know that it is a slim chance that I could ever be honored with the role of the Phantom, but if I ever do, it will be with respect to the deep understanding and love that you had for the man, and how much he meant to you, because as a young man who knows what he wants to do for the rest of his life, I have no one to thank but you. You have my sincere gratitude and reverence for the wonderful person that you are.

I hope you are very well, and I wish you a (soon to be) Happy 75th Birthday!


P.S. I was hoping that I might be able to send Michael a fan letter and, if it isn't too much trouble, a photograph for him to sign. What address can this be made out to?

Posted on:December 26, 2016 02:06 PM
Where are you from?: UK
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: Hi Michael,just wanted to wish you Happy Christmas and a Happy and healthy New Year,much love Tina and Jill,Alan,Tinas other half says hi too

Name:Vivian Benshoff
Posted on:December 24, 2016 08:36 PM
Where are you from?: Macon, Ga. USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: I have been fortunate to see MC in Phantom twice in New York. Now 80 yrs old I have rediscovered him. I own many cds and dvds and have read his autobio. His talent and energy just amaze me. I have watched Barnum over and over and am on my third reading of autobio. I also want to commend him on the way he lives his life as an ardent Christian. I am sure his daughters and grandchildren are very proud of him. I would like to see him update his autobio to the present.

Posted on:December 15, 2016 09:40 AM
Where are you from?: USA
Referred By: Just Surfed On In

Merry Christmas Michael, I know you are resting after your time in the Go Between but I hope you have time to answer your mail from your devoted fans, especially the fans from Bristol, who sent you their books, photos etc. to sign

Name:Heather Lewis
Posted on:November 7, 2016 11:09 PM
Where are you from?: Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: I still have the letter and autographed picture Michael sent me in 2004, when he was rehearsing "The Woman in White", and I treasure them. I was inspired by him even more over the last year, because I did a painting of the Phantom's mask. I would love to send Michael the painting, seeing as I can't deliver it in person. I hope someone can help me out here. Thanks!

Posted on:August 17, 2016 04:42 AM
Where are you from?: England
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: I saw him in the 'The Go Between' last night and Michael was great. This show seems a bit like a hidden gem and I'm very glad I saw it.

Name:Ntoko Henry
Posted on:August 3, 2016 06:25 AM
Where are you from?: Cameroon
Referred By: Just Surfed On In
Comments: When I think of my childhood and the tv series that we all loved, I think of Frank Spencer in 'Some Mothers Do 've em' like a big brother. This was one of the few shows that were aired in Cameroon tv and just like in UK, Frank became a household name. We even learned how to brake and spoil just like him! Awesome. I love the episode in which Frank went to attend the human resource program for five days! Not forgetting the one in which he had to call a doctor for Betty's mother. Since last week, I have been watching some great episodes of the series and it is amazing how entertaining it still is and how much of my childhood I can still remember. Thanks Michael Crawford for putting a laugh on our faces all these years and know that just like in the UK, there is a generation in Cameroon that will never forget you. Thanks.

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