Iolanthe or the Peer and the Peri

Year: 1987

Start Date: 6th October

End Date: 10th October

Production Company: Chesterfield Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Production Type: Operetta

Author: W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

Director: Jean Gemmell

Company:

Lawrence Crick, Mike Spriggs, Brian Key, Reg Fielding, Doug Melloy, June Geeves, Brenda Morton, Isobell Bennett, Jackie Boot, Jennifer Graham, Dawn Hewitt plus Chorus members

Background to Production:

Opened at the Savoy Theatre, London on November 25th 1882 - it was the first opera to be premiered in Britain and America on the same night.

Items of Interest in the Programme:

Full page by Peter D. Smith (Musical Director) titled "The Genius of Sullivan", Full page "Iolanthe the Story," outline of show story.

Other items / issues of interest:

Short piece about the society, reviewing the past year