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Two just-married gondoliers are summoned to Barataria as one of them is the King of that country - but no one knows which one! They travel there to reign jointly and bring peace out of disunity, leaving their wives behind. A fine romp full of life and vivacity. Running time 2 hours 15 minutes inclu. interval. Prior to the Covent Garden Festival. G&S as you've never seen it before: Take Sullivan's great tunes add a little jazz, mix in a handful of love and laughter, stir vigorously, serve hot! A Chicago mafia family descends on the sophisticated surrounding of a London Italian jazz cafe The Gondola! Their aim is to find out which of the sexy Palmierei brothers is the new head of a powerful mob family. They soon find themselves in deeper water then they could ever have imagined possible. Plots and intrigues, love and romance, passion and power - everything is at stake in this madcap, delicious concoction.Performers Karen Mann, Mike Afford, Chris Dickens, Josephine Baird, Rebecca Arch, Elizabeth Marsh, Eddie Burton, Mark Crossland.
Music A Sullivan. Lyrics W S Gilbert. Producer Bill Kenwright Ltd. Company Watermill Theatre. Adapted by John Doyle. Director John Doyle. Other Sarah Travis (orchestration). Design Mark Bailey. Lighting Richard G Jones.
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