The Mikado

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Behind the closed doors at the British Consulate, the scheming, slippery Lord High Executioner is about to hatch one plot too far, with far-reaching and hilarious consequences for everyone involved, especially when the Mikado himself arrives.
The Mikado

Matthew Palmer (Pish-Tush), Matthew Kellett (Pooh-Bah), Philip Lee (Ko-Ko) - photo: Bill Knight


Overview


Genre: Opera
Venue: King's Head Theatre
Started: Thursday 22 March 2018
Closed: Saturday 21 April 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

Background


The 'Masters of Gilbert and Sullivan in small spaces' Charles Court Opera return to the King's Head Theatre with a smart, stylish new take on possibly the most loved of their comic masterpieces, The Mikado, giving it a classy CCO twist.

Synopsis


Behind the closed doors at the British Consulate in the town of Tipitu, Japan, the scheming, slippery Lord High Executioner is about to hatch one plot too far, with far-reaching and hilarious consequences for everyone involved, especially when the Mikado himself arrives ...


Containing familiar songs including "A wandering minstrel, I", "I've got a little list" and "Three little maids from school", this punchy and hilarious satire promises to be a treat for operetta lovers and newcomers alike.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
115 Upper Street
Islington
London N1 1QN

Box office tel: 0207 226 8561

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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 22 March 2018

Press night:Tuesday 27 March 2018

Closes:Saturday 21 April 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑00pm

Friday ‑ 7‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑00pm


Matinee:

Sunday - 3-00pm

Saturday - 3-00pm (from 14 April)


Tickets


Previews:
£10 - £14

Standard:
£21.50; £25 premium

Concessions:
£19.50, £17.50, £5 unemployed

Cast


Matthew Palmer (The Mikado/Pish-Tush)

Jack Roberts (Nanki-Poo)

Philip Lee (Ko-Ko, except 6 - 8 April)

Stephen Godward (Pooh-Bah, 31 March, 1 - 7 April /13 April /15 - 21 April)

Matthew Kellett (Pooh-Bah ( 22 - 30 March/8 - 12 April, 14 April)

Alys Roberts (Yum-Yum)

Jessica Temple (Pitti-Sing)

Corinne Cowling (Peep-Bo)

Matthew Siveter (Katisha)

John Savournin (Ko-Ko, three performances only, 6 - 8 April)


Creatives


Author: Arthur Sullivan and W. S. Gilbert
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Lyricist: W. S. Gilbert
Director: John Savournin
Designer: Rachel Szmukler
Musical direction: David Eaton
Choreography: Damian Czarnecki
Lighting: Nicholas Holdridge
Production: Charles Court Opera

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