The Pirates of Penzance

Year: 2001

Start Date: 9 October

End Date: 13 October

Production Company: Chesterfield Gilbert & Sullivan Society

Production Type: Operetta

Author: W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

Director: Jean Gemmell; Musical Director: Andrew Marples.


Phil Aldred Mike Spriggs Andrew Moore Finbar O’Donovan Andrew booth Carole Pilkington

Background to Production:

Premiered as a matinee to 50 people in Paignton, Devon, 30th December, 1879 (to secure English copyright) than in New York, and opening London April 1880.

Items of Interest in the Programme:

Full page synopsis of plot.

Other items / issues of interest:

Programme - specific to this production. Illustrated and with colour cover.