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Performance

VenueLondon Coliseum
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From28th October 2019
To30th November 2019
WhenOct 28, Nov 2,9,22,30 at 19:00. Nov 2,9,30 Mats 14:00. Nov 16 at 18:00
What is currently on at London Coliseum (V376)

The Mikado

The MikadoT63485190
A comic operetta with a Japanese theme. Songs such as 'Three Little Maids from School', 'A Wandering Minstrel', 'A Most Humane Mikado' etc. One of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular works. In the town of Titipu, local government has fallen into the hands of two dubious characters: Ko-Ko, in charge of public executions; and Pooh-Bah, who has a finger in every pie. A young man arrives who, unknown to most, is Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado. Fleeing an arranged marriage to the elderly Katisha, he falls for the beautiful Yum-Yum, Ko-Ko's fiancée. When the Mikado arrives, thirsty for executions, Ko-Ko thinks he has the perfect plan...until Katisha turns up, bent on revenge.
Music A.Sullivan
Lyrics W.S.Gilbert


Archive :: production:T63485190, opera or operetta:S2026, venue:V376
Current production:Work

Production details

Performed in English.

Special Performances


  • 22 Nov 19 Sign Interpreted

Company

Producer English National Opera
Conductor Chris Hopkins
Director Jonathan Miller
Director Elaine Tyler-Hall (revival director)
Design Stefanos Lazaridis
Costume Sue Blane
Lighting Davy Cunnigham
Choreographer Anthony van Laast
Choreographer Carol Grant (revival choreographer)
Performer John Tomlinson (The Mikado of Japan)
Performer Elgan Llyr Thomas (Nanki-Poo)
Performer Richard Suart (Ko-Ko)
Performer Andrew Shore (Pooh-Bah)
Performer Ben McAteer (Pish-Tush)
Performer Soraya Mafi (Yum-Yum)
Performer Sioned Gwen Davies (Pitti-Sing)
Performer Yvonne Howard (Katisha)

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