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Review: The Mikado (Charing Cross Theatre)

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The Mikado has to be Gilbert and Sullivan’s most accessible operetta. And with its princeling-in-disguise and not-quite-innocent heroine as his eventual bride, it’s not so far from pantomime that you couldn’t consider it a jolly seasonal alternative to Cinderella. Trouble is, it’s been done to death and updating it to the 1920s means unfortunate comparisons […]

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Review: The Mikado (Charing Cross Theatre)

In Musicals, Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

The Mikado has to be Gilbert and Sullivan’s most accessible operetta. And with its princeling-in-disguise and not-quite-innocent heroine as his eventual bride, it’s not so far from pantomime that you couldn’t consider it a jolly seasonal alternative to Cinderella. Trouble is, it’s been done to death and updating it to the 1920s means unfortunate comparisons […]

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