The Pocket Guide to Gilbert and Sullivan (ePub)
Librettist William S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan teamed up to make some of the most memorable operettas of all time which still sell out to today’s audience at opera houses and theatres around the world and at the cinema. This detailed pocket guide explores the themes around each operetta, setting them in the context of the day. It celebrates their biggest stars and what made the characters so memorable and recognisable. Like all of the Pocket Guide series, this accessible guide is full of information and fascinating facts – did you know that fairy lights were invented for Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe?