Monday, February 26

Tag: The Bedlam Theatre

H.M.S. Pinafore – The Bedlam Theatre
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H.M.S. Pinafore – The Bedlam Theatre

H.M.S. Pinafore or The Lass That Loved A Sailor tells the story of a timeless trope - despite societal differences, love really does level all ranks. But because this is Gilbert and Sullivan’s take on the matter, there’s a lot of wry satire, some song and dance and a bit of farce before we reach that delightful conclusion. The story is simple, Josephine Corcoran (Helen Brown) daughter of Captain Corcoran (Harry Lempriere-Johnston) of the H.M.S Pinafore, is in love with Ralph Rackstraw (Owen Hatch) a lowly seaman. As her betrothed Sir Joseph Porter, First Lord of the Admiralty (Charles Barber), steps on board the ship, Josephine must make some important life changing decisions about which man she should marry. Upon arrival the Bedlam Theatre does not look like it can stomach a Gilber...