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- RIP Jack Point
- Meetup group for all G&S fans in London created
- Some people are rather easy to impress…
- Bart Simpson and Sideshow Bob are G&S fans, too, didn’t you know?
- Ko-Ko’s List has never sounded more scary
- Pirates of Penzance 1888 programme
- G&S according to Mitchell & Webb
- Iolanthe and Moustaches
- Three men, to say nothing of the dog… and G&S
- Valentine’s present :)
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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
…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
So, here we go, in case you didn’t realise Sideshow Bob had a penchant for comic operas 🙂 Start watching from 1:50.
…and it’s not even because it’s in German, but you have to admit the performer’s – Max Pallenberg from Austria, who even had a street in Vienna named after him in 1955 – rendition does display some similarities to a certain … Continue reading
Thanks, eBay 🙂 Programme issued for the first revival of the “Pirates of Penzance”; this particular one is dated 21 March 1888. Wondering how much a brochure from the original run would have cost! Will continue searching for first editions, … Continue reading