Performance

VenueLyceum Theatre
TownCrewe
CountyCheshire
From11th May 1997
To11th May 1997
What is currently on at Lyceum Theatre (V470)

Iolanthe

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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.
Author W. S. Gilbert
Author A. Sullivan


Archive :: opera or operetta:S1966, venue:V470
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Part of BT Voices for Hospices 1997.

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