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Mikado 1989D'Oyly Carte Opera Company

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The first Scottish visit of the New D'Oyly Carte Opera Company was to Aberdeen with a repertoire of The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado. John Wells, directing the latter, probably had the more difficult task, with Jonathan Miller's radical reworking for ENO a recent arrival on the scene. Even so, the staging seemed fresh and it was musically excellent.

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Performance Cast

Nanki-Poo the Mikado's son, disguised as a wandering Minstrel

Hugh Hetherington

Pish-Tush a Noble Lord

Gareth Jones

Pooh-Bah Lord High Everything Else

Malcolm Rivers

Ko-Ko Lord High Executioner of Titipu

Eric Roberts

Yum-Yum Ko-Ko's Ward

Vivian Tierney

Pitti-Sing Yum-Yum's sister, also Ko-Ko's Ward

Thora Ker

Peep-Bo Yum-Yum's sister, also Ko-Ko's Ward

Fiona O'Neill

Katisha an elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo

Susan Gorton

Mikado of Japan

Michael Ducarel

Performance DatesMikado 1989

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His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

30 Mar, 19.30

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