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Search Results for: Gilbert and Sullivan

Total posts found for "Gilbert and Sullivan" — 21
13th Apr 2012
the grand duke production still


Largely unloved for over a century, the Finborough Theatre have rediscovered G & S gem in The Grand Duke, their fourteenth and last Savoy Opera, which is currently receiving its...

30th Apr 2016

H.M.S. PINAFORE – Hackney Empire, London.

Following in a fine tradition of all-male casts, Sasha Regan’s production of H.M.S. Pinafore is just at the beginning of another UK tour. After the last tour’s reception, it’s not really...

17th Apr 2015

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE – Richmond Theatre, London.

Having previously enjoyed great worldwide success, this all-male production of The Pirates of Penzance is embarking on a UK tour. It is a lot of fun on many levels and...

26th Mar 2015

PRINCESS IDA – Finborough Theatre, London.

It has been a very good start to the year for Gilbert and Sullivan fans with a few productions already hitting London stages to positive reception. This production of Princess...

21st Feb 2015

RUDDIGORE – Kings Head Theatre, London.

First things first, congratulations are in order. Charles Court Opera has just turned 10 years old, and celebrated the occasion by launching their first production as the associate company of...

04th Dec 2014
mikado charing cross

THE MIKADO – Charing Cross Theatre, London.

Director Thom Southerland has gone for a high octane performance of The Mikado, which the occasional lyrical modernisation suits – coupled with choreographer Joey McKneely’s profusion of jazz hands works...

14th Feb 2014
kiss me, figaro

KISS ME, FIGARO – Riverside Studios, London.

In a world where musical theatre is dominated by what has been coined as ‘jukebox musicals’, crow-barring existing songs together to a usually shallow and paper thin plot, it was...

04th Nov 2013
hms pinafore, union theatre

HMS PINAFORE – Union Theatre, London.

When I was a lad…. though while a distant memory, I very well remember being taken on a school trip to see a stolid, stuffy, conventional HMS Pinafore which left me bored and disenchanted. ...

06th Jun 2013
four farces

In Conversation With … FOUR FARCES’ JOHN O’CONNOR

Our very own Sally Bowles sits down with John O’Connor who is currently appearing in Four Farces: A hilarious evening of Victorian one-act farces! to find out what makes this production so funny....

14th Apr 2013
Gareth Richardson


Gareth has no formal training in the arts, simply a love of Theatre.  He does have a good eye for money-saving and looks after the ‘bargain’ side of Bargain Theatre.  He blames...

15th Jan 2013


The London 50 Hour Improvathon 2013 is a venture set up by Extempore Theatre, the company behind the infamous Showstopper: The Improvised Musical.  The event runs over three days and we sent...

15th Oct 2012


Gilbert and Sullivan’s perennial classic gets a 1940s jazz makeover as East meets West.  Music has been adapted by Rob Bowman while book and lyrics get the David H. Bell...