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Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Yeomen of the Guard



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Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The
Yeomen of the Guard
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

Joel Grey stars as the heartsick jester in this tale of love, intrigue and mistaken identity. The clever plot unfolds when a man trades places with a condemned prisoner in the Tower of London.



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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Performing Arts
Chicago: “Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Yeomen of the Guard,” 08/03/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7A27619A8BD4C27B3AF258FE33C1CCE.
MLA: “Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Yeomen of the Guard.” 08/03/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7A27619A8BD4C27B3AF258FE33C1CCE>.
APA: Compleat Gilbert And Sullivan, The; Yeomen of the Guard. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7A27619A8BD4C27B3AF258FE33C1CCE
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