Day 14 - Tuesday 11 August


Today's events:
  • Excursion to The Royal Armouries Leeds, Saltaire and Haworth
  • The Hot Mikado - Bolton Catholic Musical and Choral Society
  • Festival Club with cabaret from Bolton
  • Contents:
  • The Hot Mikado
  • The Festival Club


  • The Hot Mikado by Bolton Catholic Musical & Choral Society

    Director: Judith Stamford
    Musical Director: Craig Smith
    Choreographer: Barbara Grant

    Book and Lyrics by: David H Bell
    Music adapted and arranged by: Rob Bowman

    Time - the 1940's

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    Picture of Gentlemen of Japan
    We are Gentlemen of Japan!

    I've got a little list

    KoKo (Mark Leigh) facing front

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    Picture of Little List Song

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    Picture of Three Little Maids
    Three Little 'Maids'

    Pitti Sing (Susie Riley), Yum Yum (Katherine Moss) and Peep Bo (Jacqui Furby)

    I am the bearer of a letter from His Majesty, The Mikado

    Pooh Bah (Gary Harvey), Pish Tush (Paul Stanley) and KoKo

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    Picture of Letter arriving from Mikado

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    Picture of KoKo and Nanki Poo
    A Substitute!

    KoKo ropes in Nanki Poo (Connor O'Beirne) as a substitute

    I claim my perjured lover!

    Nanki Poo and Katisha (Siobain Barnes)

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    Picture of Katisha

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    Picture of full cast
    Our Festival shall rise triumphant over all!


    The Festival Club with Cabaret by Bolton Catholic Musical and Choral Society

    Bolton started off their cabaret with 'Hail Poetry' and 'The Judge's Song' - this must be the first time at the Festival that we have seen these numbers sung with books. Their Musical Director then explained at length that he did not like some G&S to the horror of the Savoynetters' table! This was followed by a selection of popular numbers from musicals performed by members of the group, some items of which we had heard at previous club nights.

    We had the distinct impression that G&S was not normally performed by this group.

    The Judge's Song from Trial by Jury

    Pish Tush singing the Judge's part backed by the full chorus.

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    Picture of Bolton doing cabaret


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