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12 November 2019“THE VERY MODEL OF AN ENGLISH ENTERTAINMENT” - THE WORKS OF W.S.GILBERT AND ARTHUR SULLIVAN
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“THE VERY MODEL OF AN ENGLISH ENTERTAINMENT” - THE WORKS OF W.S.GILBERT AND ARTHUR SULLIVAN Roger Askew Tuesday 12 November 2019

This lecture will examine how the peculiar geniuses of these two very different men. Gilbert and Sullivan came together under the guiding hand of impresario, Richard D’Oyly Carte and created one of the most individual and enduring forms of theatrical entertainment. The lecture is fully illustrated with musical examples!