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Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The
Sorcerer, The
Series Description

The Compleat Gilbert and Sullivan was a monthly series of popular operettas that premiered March 21, 1984. Programs included: IOLANTHE, HMS PINAFORE, PRINCESS IDA, THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD, THE GONDOLIERS, TRIAL BY JURY, THE MIKADO, RUDDIGORE (starring Vincent Price and Keith Michell), THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, THE SORCERER, PATIENCE, COX AND BOX.

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is the series host. The series aired from 1984 to 1987. Series release date: 1984

Program Description

Starring Clive Revill as John Wellington Wells, a dealer in magic and spells. Watch for the wonderful Savoyard Donald Adams as Sir Marmaduke Pointdextre. Amorous havoc results when a sorcerer administers a secret potion that causes every unmarried villager to fall swiftly in love.



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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Performing Arts
Chicago: “Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Sorcerer, The,” 06/09/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_410CBEF47B754FFFB8250CC55F274F5F.
MLA: “Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Sorcerer, The.” 06/09/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_410CBEF47B754FFFB8250CC55F274F5F>.
APA: Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Sorcerer, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_410CBEF47B754FFFB8250CC55F274F5F
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