A Disagreeable Man

Year: 1999

Start Date: 10 April

Production Type: The Story of W.S. Gilbert (and A.S. Sullivan)

Author: Brian Jones

Director: Mark Pentecost

Company:

Charles Pemberton

Background to Production:

The piece was originally titled "Here's a How-de-do" and performed on Tuesday 17th November 1987 (the eve of Gilbert's 151st Birthday) at the Concert Artistes' Association, London.

Items of Interest in the Programme:

Profile of Charles Pemberton and his career from Magician to after-dinner speaker (with photograph). Profiles of author and director - (with photographs).

Other items / issues of interest:

Full page reproduction of the famous self-portrait cartoon of Gilbert,surrounded by rude remarks such as "Everybody is an Ass" - "I hate my fellow man"