The Pirates of Penzance

Year: 1993

Start Date: 4 October

End Date: 9 October

Production Company: Chesterfield Gilbert & Sullivan Society

Genres

Music

Author: W.S.Gilbert & Sir Arthur Sullivan

Director: Ann Jones. Musical Director - John Morris.

Company:

Peter Smith, Elfed Royles, Albert Thomas,

Background to Production:

Originally to be titled 'The Robbers', Pirates premiered on New Year's Eve 1879 in New York.

Items of Interest in the Programme:

Interesting notes on the origins and early development of 'Pirates' from the musical director.