St George's Theatre, Yarmouth
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The Great Yarmouth Gilbert and Sullivan Society excels in this production of Ruddigore at St George's Theatre.
This delightful Georgian building, with its period atmosphere, lends itself to the recreation of the stately home of the Baronets of Ruddigore, hung with ancestral portraits.
The curtain opens to a wonderful backdrop evocative of a typical Cornish fishing village.
The cast injects the maximum fun into the brilliant libretto which includes truly Gilbertian tangled liaisons.
Rose Maybud's problems are hilariously presented and all amorous dilemmas have happy endings.
- 1 Man charged with murder of 19-year-old daughter
- 2 Four Norfolk gastropubs named among best in UK
- 3 Tributes paid to 'lovely' teenager as police continue murder probe
- 4 'Heartbreaking' - Vandals force landmark church to close after damage spree
- 5 Two men charged with murder after death in Downham Market
- 6 Woman 'shocked' after brick thrown through living-room window
- 7 Toddler died after getting trapped between stair gates
- 8 Hospital worker set for £60,000 payout after raising 'bullying' concerns
- 9 Revealed: No one has paid £10,000 fines issued for breaking Covid rules
- 10 Fire at farm near Taverham being treated as arson
The production is gorgeously costumed, and the cast who move among the audience, make imaginative use of the auditorium.
In the presentation of the plot the cast is admirably supported by the magnificent chorus. Stella Brownsea, the musical director, conducts the talented orchestra whose members ensure the success of this production.
t The operetta runs until Saturday, May 14, at 7.30pm nightly.