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Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Sedos / Laura Graham-Matheson supported by Sarah Nol present Hot Mikado based on Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, at the Bridewell Theatre, a fringe venue in the City of London, from 27 Nov to 7 Dec 2013.
This muscical comedy has been adapted by David H. Bell (book and lyrics) and Rob Bowman (orchestrations and arrangements). Cast includes Rob Dorey (The Mikado), Thomas Leonard (Nanki-Poo), Jessica Tobert (Yum-Yum), Samantha Carrie Smith (Pitti-Sing), Katie Waller (Peep-Bo), Lewis Simington (Pish-Tush), Spencer Pinkus (Ko-Ko), Nick Fyson (Pooh-Bah), Liz Flint (Katisha), John Bainton (The Mikado's Stooge).
The show opens in the late 1930s, at the tail end of prohibition, and then transports you to the fantasy city of Titipu where a ban on flirting has just been passed. A cast of loveable characters bring to life a story of disguise, intrigue, star-crossed lovers. Featuring a mix of dance and musical styles from blues to swing to gospel.