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RIP Jack Point

There’s always been a great deal of uncertainty regarding the fate of Schrödinger’s… I mean, G&S’s most renowned characters. When at the end of “YOTG” he, according to Gilbert’s stage direction, “falls senseless” at Phoebe’s and Fairfax’ feet, does he … Continue reading

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Some people are rather easy to impress…

…well, at least a century or so ago. Henry Lytton, George Grossmith’s understudy, remembers: One of the finest compliments ever paid to me as an artiste occurred at Hanley. We were playing “Yeomen.” Many of our audience that night were … Continue reading

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G&S according to Mitchell & Webb

Probably the best sketch series in the entire show! David Mitchell and Robert Webb had this absolutely terrific sketch show that ran for four years and is now available on Netflix (well, at least in the UK). Their humour may … Continue reading

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