'The Pirates of Penzance (or the Slave of Duty)' is probably the most humorous of the Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, with tuneful melodies and well known songs, Poor Wandering One, I Am The Very Model of a Modern Major General, The Sergeant of Police and Policeman's Chorus.Performers Andrew Shore (Major-General Stanley), Ashley Riches (The Pirate King), David Webb (Frederic), Johnny Herford (Samuel ), John Tomlinson (Sergeant of Police excep Mar17 16/18/21/23/25), Mark Richardson (Sergeant of Police Mar17 16/18/21/23/25), Soraya Maji (Mabel), Katie Coventry (Edith), Angharad Lyddon (Kate), Liucy Schaufer (Ruth).
Author W.S.Gilbert. Author A.Sullivan. Producer English National Opera. Conductor Gareth Jones. Director Mike Leigh. Director Sarah Tipple (revival director). Design Alison Chitty. Lighting Paul Pyant. Choreographer Francesca Jaynes.