Theatre: Prince of Wales Theatre
Performance: The Mikado
Main Actors: Nicholas Smith, Terry Mitchell
This early 1980s programme is for the performance The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan at Prince of Wales Theatre. The programme makes for interesting reading with editorial about the history of the theatre, Gilbert and Sullivan, The Mikado and more. The cast list is presented across the centre pages and there are cast biographies throughout.
Gilbert & Sullivan were a prolific and successful two-man team who created fourteen comic operas together over a period of around 25 years. William S. Gilbert, born in London, (1836-1911) was a successful lyricist, poet and illustrator. Arthur S. Sullivan was the composer, also born in London, (1842-1900), the son of a military band master.
The programme is made up of 32 pages including front and back cover pages. Approx. H21cm x W13cm.