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Ruddigore – Royal Hall, Harrogate

Writer            W. S. Gilbert Composer     Arthur Sullivan Director        Cav. Vivian J. Coates Conductor    James Hendry Reviewer      Ron Simpson It’s always surprising that Ruddigore occupies a position of such modest popularity among Gilbert and Sullivan operas. Its faults are obvious – the disjointed narrative of Act 2, for instance, and the rather perfunctory ending – but ...

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Iolanthe – Royal Hall, Harrogate

Writer           W.S. Gilbert Composer     Arthur Sullivan Director        Cav. Vivian Coates Conductor    James Hendry Reviewer      Ron Simpson The International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival is a remarkable event. Now housed in Harrogate after some 20 years in Buxton, this year it celebrated its Silver Jubilee. The festival runs to three or four performances a day for 20 days, ...

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The Mikado – The Civic, Darlington

Lyrics: W S Gilbert Music:Sir Arthur Sullivan Director: John Savournin Conductor: James Hendry Choreographer: Phillip Aiden Reviewer: Rob Atkinson The Mikado is regarded by many as the jewel in the Gilbert &Sullivan crown; the best and most original of the Savoy Operas. That much is up for debate – G&S aficionados will argue long into any given night for their ...

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