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The Yeomen Of The Guard - English National Opera Tickets

The Yeomen Of The Guard - English National Opera Tickets

London
3 Nov 2022 - 2 Dec 2022

The Yeomen Of The Guard - English National Opera Information

The Tower of London is the scene for a tangled web of melancholy and mirth in Gilbert & Sullivan’s beloved operetta, The Yeomen of the Guard. The arrival of a travelling troupe of performers sparks forbidden romances, fantastical plots and unrequited love.

The unjustly imprisoned Colonel Fairfax has a mutual attraction to the young daughter of the righteous Sergeant Meryll, one of the titular Beefeaters. Phoebe wishes Fairfax be released so they can have the wedding she desires, and enlists the help (and attraction) of Jack Point, a roving performer. A classic Gilbert and Sullivan story ensues, with all the chaos that comes with it – but not necessarily the happy ending we expect from the duo…

Visionary Jo Davies returns to the London Coliseum to direct, with designs by acclaimed theatre designer Anthony Ward. G&S veteran Chris Hopkins conducts the ENO Orchestra, with a score that – despite being darker in tone – remains characteristically playful of Arthur Sullivan.

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Run time

2h 40m (incl. interval)

Opening date

November 3rd, 2022

Closing date

December 2nd, 2022

Categories

Opera

Venue

London Coliseum

Age

This production contains some adult content which may not be suitable for young audiences.

Cast and creative

By: W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
Director: Jo Davies
Cast list: Anthony Gregory, Neal Davies, Alexandra Oomens, Heather Lowe, Steven Page, Susan Bickley, John Molloy, Innocent Masuku, Isabelle Peters
Design: Anthony Ward
Lighting: Oliver Fenwick
Sound: Nick Lidster
Choreography: Kay Shepherd

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