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West End HMS Pinafore to be broadcast on Sky Arts

West End HMS Pinafore to be broadcast on Sky Arts
Written by Lewis Wilson

English National Opera’s 2021 production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera HMS Pinafore will be broadcast on Sky Arts. The production will show on the 27th April at 7pm.

HMS Pinafore stars Les Dennis, making his operatic debut, as Sir Joseph Porter, and is joined by John Savournin as Captain Corcoran. Also staring, Elgan Llŷr Thomas as Ralph Rackstraw, Alexandra Oomens as Josephine and Marcus Farnsworth as the Boatswain. In addition to Henry Waddington as Dick Deadeye, Hilary Summers as Buttercup, Bethan Langford as Hebe and Ossian Huskinson as Bob Becket.

Directed by Cal McCrystal and conducted by Chris Hopkins. More creative team include set and costumes by takis, lighting by Tim Mitchell and choreography by Lizzi Gee. The original production ran at the London Coliseum on selected dates from the 29th October to the 11th December 2021.

The broadcast will also be repeated at various times the following Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

HMS Pinafore is playing on the 27th April at 7pm on Sky Arts which is available on Freeview and NOWTV.

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