Life in the fairy kingdom has been pretty miserable since Iolanthe was banished for marrying a mortal – something forbidden by fairy law – but things start to look brighter when the Fairy Queen pardons her. Iolanthe‘s son Strephon, a shepherd, was born half-fairy and half-mortal and is madly in love with Phyllis, a Ward of Chancery. But Phyliss has a dilemma. As she is so beautiful, all members of the House of Lords and her guardian, Lord Chancellor, want to marry her…
Malvern Theatres is delighted at the return of the National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company after an absence of three years, with two Gilbert & Sullivan favourites, The Pirates of Penzance and Iolanthe. For this 2022 season, the company will also be joined by the celebrated Opera Della Luna for two performances of HMS Pinafore.
Friday 9 September at 7.30pm