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Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Ruddigore



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Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, 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

Vincent Price and Keith Michell star in this parody of Gothic melodrama, in which a curse on the Murgatroyd family compels each family member to commit at least one deadly crime daily or perish in agony.



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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Performing Arts
Chicago: “Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Ruddigore,” 02/09/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC943AF971E442758ED39567CEFE929F.
MLA: “Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Ruddigore.” 02/09/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC943AF971E442758ED39567CEFE929F>.
APA: Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Ruddigore. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC943AF971E442758ED39567CEFE929F
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