|10:30||Pleasures and Pitfalls of Annotative G&S||Ian Bradley||Utopia Theatre||£7.50|
Ian Bradley reflects on 35 years spent annotating the Savoy operas with anecdotes and stories galore and examples of interesting and unusual discoveries.
|13:00||Lunchtime entertainment||Hot & Cold Food||Utopia Pavilion||FREE|
|14:30||Iolanthe||Birmingham University||Harrogate Theatre||£15|
Iolanthe, banished from fairyland for marrying a mortal is pardoned by her queen. Her son Strephon, who just happens to be half a fairy wants to marry Phyllis. As a ward of court Phyllis must get the approval of the Lord Chancellor but he wants her marry her himself! A delightful topsy turvy tale with Sullivan’s magical music and Gilbert’s razor sharp wit.
|19:30||Patience||New London Opera Group||Royal Hall, Harrogate||£20 – £30|
A runner-up in last year’s Festival with an outstanding “Yeomen of the Guard” we are delighted to welcome the new London Opera Group back to Harrogate with their “Patience.” Founded in 2003 by members of the disbanded University of London Opera Group, newLOG enjoy a busy annual programme including visits to their second home at the Louth Playgoers Riverhead Theatre in Lincolnshire.
|22:00||Late Night Festival Club & Cabaret||Bar and Hot & Cold Food||Utopia Pavilion||£3|