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HMS Pinafore & Trail by Jury

Wednesday 13th -
Saturday 16th November 2024

Evenings 7:30pm & Saturday matinee 2.30pm

A Halifax G&S Society - Main Stage Production

A double-bill showing the contrasting fortunes of two would-be brides.

On board HMS Pinafore, the captain’s daughter Josephine has been promised to Sir Joseph Porter, First Lord of the Admiralty, but her heart is fixed on humble sailor Ralph Rackstraw.
Several obstacles get in their way, before an unexpected revelation provides a surprising conclusion.

In Trial by Jury, on the other hand, our fiancée has been dumped and is chasing compensation, which she gets in a way she didn’t expect.

Two of Gilbert and Sullivan’s earliest operas provide a host of memorable tunes, including “When I was a lad”, “Never mind the why and wherefore” and “The hours creep on apace”.

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