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Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Cox and Box



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Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The
Cox and Box
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

The hilarity of constantly shifting affections and mercurial matrimony is furthered by Cox and Box, a farce in which two men who unknowingly share the same apartment- one by day, the other by night- discover they also share the same fiancee. Russel Smythe and John Fryatt star in this piece of theatrical lunacy.



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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Performing Arts
Chicago: “Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Cox and Box,” 07/09/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 12, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DFDD3248510249CEB22393ECF6993E09.
MLA: “Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Cox and Box.” 07/09/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 12, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DFDD3248510249CEB22393ECF6993E09>.
APA: Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Cox and Box. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DFDD3248510249CEB22393ECF6993E09
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