Gilbert and Sullivan  

Last Edited: 05-Feb-2016
A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
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Date Classifications
Title Cast Parameters
1990
Musical
1.33:1

Gondoliers, The
Opera Australia
Eric Donkin             Duke of Plaza-Toro
Kimble Hall              Luiz
Richard McMillan      Don Alhambra del Bolero
John Keane             Marco Palmieri
Paul Massel            Giuseppe Palmieri
Jim White               Annibale
Douglas Chamberlain Duchess of Plaza-Toro
Deborah Milsom       Casilda
Marie Baron            Gianetta
Karen Skidmore        Tessa
Directed and Choreographed by Brian Macdonald
Produced and Directed by Norman Campbell
Opera Australia
9245RADVD
151:00
1984 Musical
1.33:1
Gondoliers, The
Stratford Festival (Canada)
Robert Gard            The Duke of Plaza Toro
Graeme Ewer           The Duchess of Plaza Toro
David Hobson          Marco Palmieri
Roger Lemke           Giuseppe Palmieri
Christine Douglas     Gianetta
Suzanne Johnston    Tessa
Dennis Olsen           Don Alhambra del Bolero
Fiona Maconaghie    Casilda
Martin Croft            Luiz
Neil Kirkby              Antonio
Elizabeth Ellis          Fiametta
Prudence Dunstone  Vittoria
David Hibbard          Francesco
David Collins-White   Giorgio
Jennifer Bermingham  Inez
Robert Mitchell         Annibale
Caroline Clack          Giulia
Opera Australia Chorus
Elizabethan Philharmonic Orchestra, Dobbs Franks
Directed and Choreographed by Brian Macdonald
Directed by Martin Coombes    
Produced by Peter Butler
CBC Home
Video
CBG973102
154:00
1981
Musical
1.33:1
H.M.S. Pinafore
Stratford Festival (Canada)
Eric Donkin          Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
Michael Burgess   Captain Corcoran
Patricia Kern        Little Buttercup
Katherine Terrell   Josephine Corcoran
James MacLean    Ralph Rackstraw
Avo Kittask         Dick Deadeye
Paul Massel         Bill Bobstay, the boatswain's mate
Anne Linden        Cousin Hebe
Kenneth Baker     Bob Beckett

Directed by Leon Major    
Berthold Carrière, conductor
CBC Home
Video
CBG972102
90:00
1984 Musical
1.33:1
Iolanthe
Stratford Festival (Canada)
Maureen Forrester          Queen of the Fairies / The Diva
Eric Donkin                    Lord Chancellor
Marie Baron                   Phyllis
Paul Massel                   Strephon
Katharina Megli              Iolanthe
Stephen Beamish            Earl of Mountararat
Douglas Chamberlain       Earl Tolloller
Avo Kittask                   Pvt. Willis
Allison Grant                 Celia
Karen Skidmore             Leila
Karen Wood                 Babs

additional material by John Banks, Jim Betts
Produced by James Guthro
Berthold Carrière         additional orchestrator / musical director
CBC Home
Video/Acorn
AMP 3472

138:00
1984
Musical
1.33:1
The Mikado
Stratford Festival (Canada)
Gidon Saks                   The Mikado of Japan
Henry Ingram                Nanki Poo
Eric Donkin                   Ko Ko
Richard McMillan            Pooh Bah
Allen Stewart-Coates     Pish Tush
Marie Baron                  Yum Yum
Karen Wood                  Pitti Sing
Karen Skidmore             Peep Bo
Christina James             Katisha

Directed by Norman Campbell
CBC Home
Video/Acorn
AMP 3464

150:00
1995
Musical
TV Movie
1.33:1
Patience
Christine Douglas          Patience
Dennis Olsen                Reginald Bunthorne
Anthony Warlow           Archibald Grosvenor
Heather Begg               The Lady Jane
John Germain               Col. Calverley
Graeme Ewer                Lt. The Duke of Dunstable
Jennifer Bermingham      The Lady Angela
Roxane Hislop              The Lady Saphir
Neil Kirkby                   Maj. Murgatroyd
Toni Powell                 The Lady Ella
John Miley                  Mr Bunthorne's Solicitor

Directed by Cameron Kirkpatrick
Production Design by John Stoddart    
Music Department, David Stanhope, conductor
Opera Australia
9281RADVD
130:00
1985
Musical
1.33:1
The Pirates of Penzance
Stratford Festival (Canada)
Brent Carver              Pirate King
Jeff Hyslop                Frederic
Caralyn Tomlin           Mabel
Douglas Chamberlain    Maj. Gen. Stanley
Pat Galloway             Ruth
Jim White                  Samuel
Stephen Beamish        Sergeant of police
Karen Skidmore          Kate
Karen Wood              Edith
Allison Grant              Isabel
Wendy Abbott           Blue Stocking

Directed by Norman Campbell
Produced by Stephen Katz
Berthold Carrière, musical director
CBC Home
Video/Acorn
AMP 3480

124:00
1962
Musical
1.33:1
Trial by Jury
Stratford Festival (Canada)
Andrew Downie          Defendant
Marion Studholme       Plaintiff
Eric House                 Learned Judge

Directed by Norman Campbell
CBC Home Video
CTJ 971102

40:00

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