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Iolanthe

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Wetherby Gardens

Harrington Gardens

London

SW7

United Kingdom

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For one day only, Wetherby Gardens is opening its gates for TWO unique performances of Iolanthe with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by Harrington Garden's very own W. S. Gilbert. Iolanthe, also known as The Peer and the Peri, is one of the fourteen comic operas that were products of the fruitful partnership. A satire of British government and society, Iolanthe is dressed up as a hilarious plot concerning feminism, mysticism and love, as fairy Iolanthe is banished from fairyland for marrying a mortal.

Suitable for children and adults alike, Iolanthe offers a light introduction to the operatic style, using Wetherby Gardens as a beautiful backdrop. Both performances will featiure full chorus and orchestra.

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Performance at 12pm: A matinee performance. Gates open at 11.30am.

Performance at 6pm: A more formal evening performance. Gates open at 5.30pm.

In case of rain, we will have a marquee up for the orchestra. We do recommend bringing an umbrella!

Performances will be 2.5 hours long, with a 20 minute interval.

Children under 10 free. Please bring a blanket for them to sit on.

Unfortunately, we are not able to offer any refunds.

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SPONSORSHIP:

We'd be extremely grateful for any donations or sponsorship. We are a team of students all working on a voluntary basis, tackling a large project, and there are some costs that cannot be avoided and must be paid up front. We are, however, ambitious, and hopeful that the public would be so kind to donate to our production, so that it may be realised to its full potential. Sponsors will receive a guided tour of Gilbert's House at 39 Harrington Gardens as a token of appreciation.

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Production Team

Producer: Helena Napier. Director: Bea Paterson-Achenbach. Assistant-Director: Hannah Boxall. Music-Director: Corey Moore. Choreographer: Becky Smith. Stage Technicians: James Hart & Georgina Trott.

londongardenopera@gmail.com

Sponsored by Haskoll and Wetherby School.

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Wetherby Gardens

Harrington Gardens

London

SW7

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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