The Pirates Of Penzance
Sentimental pirates, blundering policeman, absurd adventures and improbable paradoxes- Gilbert and Sullivan's dazzling The Pirates Of Penzance comes to ENO in a highly anticipated new production from renowned film maker and director Mike Leigh. This much loved comic opera is a showcase of brilliant humour and razor sharp wit and features a sparkling score full of memorable melodies and catchy tunes. With stylish desgins from Alison Chitty, this vibrant production is conducted by David Parry. The superb cast includes the ever versatile Andrew Shore as the very model of a modern Major General, Jonathan Lemalu as the affectionate parody of the British bobby, Robert Murray as the innocent pirate apprentice Frederic and Rebecca de Pont Davies as the older woman who has designs on him.