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The Yeomen of the Guard - G&S Opera Company

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The 18th International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival This stunning, professional production, directed by Jeff Clarke, performed to rave reviews at last year's Festival. Cast includes Richard Gauntlett, Oliver White, Victoria Byron, Jill Pert, Donald Maxwell and Philip Cox. The Yeomen of the Guard is set in the Tower of London. Colonel Fairfax is doomed to execution in an hour on a false charge of sorcery. To avoid leaving his estate to his cousin and accuser he secretly marries a strolling gypsy, Elsie Maynard. Jester Jack Point also loves Elsie, yet agrees to the marriage knowing Fairfax will be dead in hours. But, Fairfax escapes throwing everyone into confusion and despair. After a number of complications Elsie falls in love with Fairfax leaving Jack Point broken-hearted.

Start date:
13 August 2011
End date:
13 August 2011
Buxton Opera House,
SK17 6XN
Gilbert and Sullivan Festival
Event type:
19, 22, 25, 28

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