The Mikado

Year: 1955

Start Date: 21 March

End Date: 26 March

Production Company: Chesterfield Operatic Society

Production Type: Comic Opera

Author: W.S.Gilbert & Sir Arthur Sullivan

Director: Arthur Lawson

Company:

William H Jarvis.Frank Clay.Stan Brown.Harry Briddon.Herbert Spencer. Doreen Charlesworth.Doreen Shand. Jean Cooper. Muriel Watts.

Background to Production:

This year Chesterfield Operatic Society celebrates it`s Golden Jubilee.

Items of Interest in the Programme:

This is a modern version of The Mikado with which the Operatic Society launched itself 50 years ago in this same theatre-then called the Corporation Theatre.Cast members of that first production are given two pages headed 1905 and 1955,given the background to the founding of the society plus its progress over 50 years--a run broken only by 2 world wars.

Other items / issues of interest:

Programme of musical numbers in this production.