Day 17 - Friday 14 August


Today's events:
  • Abridged Yeomen of the Guard - Lincoln G&S Society Singers
  • Pirates of Penzance - St Mary's RC High School
  • The Festival Club with cabaret from St Mary's
  • Contents:
  • Abridged Yeomen of the Guard
  • Pirates of Penzance
  • The Festival Club


  • An Abridged 'Yeomen of the Guard' by Lincoln G&S Society Singers

    Within the conceit of an 1888 parlour entertainment by The Honorable Anthony Smith and his friends, this Lincoln Gilbert & Sullivan Society Singers presented a partially costumed, slightly staged concert version of The Yeomen of the Guard.


    Pirates of Penzance by St Mary's RC High School

    Director: Andrea Atherton
    Musical Director: Alison Knight

    St Mary's RC High School is an establishment for 11-18 year old students. It is a school with a reputation of high standards in music and drama, winning awards at the National Student Drama Festival and the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival as well as appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

    They believe in fun, attention to detail, the discipline of the stage and as full an involvement as possible by members of the cast.

    Their non-traditional productions have generally receive loud applause at the Festival.

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    Picture of Frederic and Ruth
    When Frederic was a little lad

    Frederic (Peter Farrimond) and Ruth (Emma Westhead)
    Ruth's mistake in apprenticing Frederic to the Pirate band was amusingly illustrated with hand puppets

    Climbing over rocky mountain

    Isabel (Julia Sutton), Kate (Jenine Hart) and Edith (Catherine Welch)

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    Picture of ladies

    Let's talk about the weather!

    Mabel (Lucinda Timperley) and Frederic

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    Picture of Mabel and Frederic

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    Picture of Modern Major General
    I am a very model of a modern Major General

    Major General Stanley (Andrew Hampson)

    Pray observe the magnanimity!
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    Picture of full cast and chorus

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    Picture of Pirates and Police
    The pirate band and the police band fight it out


    The Festival Club with Cabaret by St Mary's

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    St Mary's cabaret
    The Octagon was filled by the cast of St Mary's RC School, their own band and their 'sisters, cousins and aunts'.

    Their confident and well rehearsed cabaret included 'Freight is Great' from Starlight Express.


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