Tour archive for The Mikado (Opera or Operetta). 1st December 2012-31st January 2013 [TOUR]


The Mikado archivePerhaps Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular and most performed operetta, this Japanese inspired story has some of the most memorable of their songs including; 'Three Little Maids from School', 'I've got a Little List', 'A Wandering Minstrel' and 'A Most Humane Mikado'. Nanki-Poo, the son of the Mikado, arrives in disguise in the town of Titipu to escape his betrothal to the rather aged Katisha. Here, he falls in love with Yum-Yum, the reluctant fiancee of Ko-Ko the executioner (who doesn't execute people). Meanwhile, the Mikado comes to visit Pooh-Bah, the spiv of a town mayor, seeking some public executions and Katisha arrives seeking her betrothed ... plans are uregently required to make everyone happy and nobody headless. Running time: 2hrs 35mins


Richard Suart (Ko-Ko), Robert Murray (Nanki-Poo), Mary Bevan (Yum-Yum), Donald Maxwell (Pooh-Bah), Yvonne Howard (Katisha), Richard Angas (The Mikado of Japan - Dec 1 - Jan13 21), Mark Richardson (The Mikado of Japan - Jan13 25-31), David Stout (Pish-Tush)


Music: A.Sullivan
Lyrics: W.S.Gilbert
Producer: English National Opera
Conductor: David Parry
Director(s): Jonathan Miller (original director), Elaine Tyler-Hall (revival director)
Design: Stefanos Lazaridis
Costume: Sue Blane
Lighting: Davy Cunningham
Choreographer(s): Anthony van Laast, Steven Speed (revival choreographer)
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

The Mikado

The Mikado (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1362094195. Details of all The Mikado archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2026

Archive Listings

1 Dec 12
31 Jan 13
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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