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The Mikado - English National Opera

Duration: 2hr 35 min

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Recorded live at the London Coliseum, this has become, for many, the definitive production of this much-loved Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera.

Full of high-kicking chorus lines, satirical touches and a wonderfully elegant score this is wonderful production not to be missed.

It tells the tale of Nanki-Poo and his love for Yum Yum. There’s just one snag, she’s betrothed to Ko-Ko, the new Lord High Executioner. And he needs someone to execute otherwise it’s his own head on the block. Perhaps Ko-Ko and Nanki-Poo can come to some arrangement, without anyone losing their head?

English National Opera Production

Sung in English – Subtitles Available

The Mikado Cast and Company
Conductor – Fergus Macleod
Director – Jonathan Miller
Set Designer – Stefanos Lazaridis
Costume Designer – Sue Blane
Ko-Ko, Lord High Executioner – Richard Suart
Nanki-Poo, son of Mikado – Anthony Gregory
Yum-Yum – Mary Bevan
Pooh-Bah, Lord High Everything Else – Graeme Danby
Katisha – Yvonne Howard
Mikado – Robert Lloyd
Pish-Tush, Gentleman of Japan – George Humphreys
Pitti-Sing Yum-Yum’s sister – Rachael Lloyd
Peep-Bo Yum-Yum’s sister – Fiona Canfield
Orchestra – English National Opera Orchestra

What the Press Say:

“feels fresh as paint”  * * * *  The Guardian
“Bright and sharp. The Pace never really lets up” * * * * * Daily Telegraph

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