A first for Mayflower Theatre as Scottish Opera and D'Oyly Carte bring a Gilbert & Sullivan comedy classic. A stellar cast, in the hands of director Martin Lloyd-Evans, brings the fun to life with a delicious mix of cheeky English Music Hall and exquisite Japanese tradition.
The Mikado has decreed that flirting should be punishable by death. But when his son Nanki-Poo falls for the beautiful Yum-Yum, it looks like someone might be heading for the executioner’s block...
Packed with anti-Establishment silliness, and full of larger than life characters, this playful show features some of G&S’s most popular tunes, including Three little maids, Tit-willow and I’ve got a little list.
★★★★★ "Brilliantly cast" The Herald
★★★★ "Visually resplendent" The Stage
Sung in English with English surtitles.