ENO’s The Mikado

The Mikado

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Almost 30 years after its premiere, Jonathan Miller’s dazzlingly inventive staging of this much-loved Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera returns to the London Coliseum. Read More >

Almost 30 years after its premiere, Jonathan Miller’s dazzlingly inventive staging of this much-loved Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera returns to the London Coliseum.

Set in an ever-so English 1930s seaside hotel, Miller’s Marx Brothers-inspired, song-and-dance take on The Mikado has become a popular hit with audiences of all ages, combining Gilbert’s virtuosic wit, Sullivan’s memorable melodies and Miller’s hilarious antics.

Distinguished bass Robert Lloyd sings the genial Mikado for the first time, 46 years after making his English National Opera debut.

The production is sung in English with lyrics projected above the stage.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 21/11/2015

Closing Night: 06/02/2016

Running time: 2h30

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Richard Suart, Anthony Gregory, Mary Bevan, Graeme Danby, Yvonne Howard, Robert Lloyd, George Humphreys, Rachael Lloyd

Creative

Director - Jonathan Miller (Revival Director: Elaine Tyler-Hall)

Producer - English National Opera

Choreographer - Anthony Van Laast

Conductor - Fergus Macleod

Lighting Designer - Davy Cunningham

Set Designer - Stefanos Lazaridis

Music By - Gilbert & Sullivan

ABOUT London Coliseum

St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ES