Fun on the high seas

Published: 22/04/2010

ONE of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular works, and certainly one of their most toured, HMS Pinafore is a jolly romp aboard the ship of Captain Corcoran. This production, by the popular Opera della Luna company, promises to be a gloriously far-fetched and entertaining retelling of one of history’s funniest operas.

Sir Joseph Porter, the First Lord of the Admiralty, who has never been away from shore, intends to marry the captain’s daughter, Josephine.

Josephine has other plans, though, having fallen in love with common sailor Ralph, and, against her father’s will, she plans to elope with him.

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