UKTW - 25 years online
CORONAVIRUS: 05May21 UpdateAll UK venues closed on 16th March 2020. Many are planning to re-open by late May 2021 with some restrictions and possibly fully open from mid-June.

Opera or Operetta

A satire on the Parliament of the day (or of today!) - fantasy and fact collide in this, one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular operettas. Iolanthe, a fairy, has been banished for marrying a mortal. Her son, Strephon is in love with Phyllis a Ward of Court. The entire House of Lords has also fallen for Phyllis but she declines to marry a peer. The fairies persuade their Queen to pardon Iolanthe. She returns and is reunited with her son. The peers and Phyllis misinterpret the scene and believe that Strephon is being unfaithful. The fairies take revenge by sending Strephon to Parliament with astonishing results.


Music A Sullivan. Lyrics W S Gilbert.

UKTW Historical Archive

Iolanthe archive with 164 listings from Wednesday, 2nd April 1997 to Monday, 16th March 2020.


Other casts, tours, productions

Iolanthe (Opera or Operetta )
Sun, 30th May to Thu, 17th June
Iolanthe tickets at The Maltings Theatre (formely Maltings Arts Centre), St Albans».
Sat, 7th August
Iolanthe tickets at Buxton Opera House, Buxton».
Iolanthe (Opera or Operetta )
Mon, 9th August
Iolanthe tickets at Royal Hall, Harrogate».
Iolanthe (Opera or Operetta )
Wed, 11th August
Iolanthe tickets at Royal Hall, Harrogate».

TELLME Notifications

Receive email notifications of changes and updates to Iolanthe.


IolantheQTix Codes:
Show: S1966
QTix codes uniquely identify each venue (V), listing (L), tour/production (T) and show/event (S).

© Dynamic Listing Ltd, UK
Listings powered by Dynamic Listing Ltd
Multidomain certificate installed

Cookies in Use