Midhurst u3a Talk on “The Heritage of Gilbert & Sullivan”

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Start time: 14:30

End time: 16:00

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Illustrated background to their shows and the relevance of their works to today by Gilbert & Sullivan Trustee Bernard Lockett

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At 2:30pm on Tuesday 14th December, Bernard Lockett will talk about “The Heritage of Gilbert & Sullivan”.

He will give a background assessment and consideration of the shows & genre. Participants will discover the reasons for the huge amount of social and political satire within the shows, with a wry look at how much is relevant today. Finally, Bernard will consider the world-wide appeal of Gilbert & Sullivan in the 21st Century and modern production values.

Bernard is a Trustee of the International G&S Festival and also a Trustee of the Festival’s National G&S Opera Company. He has been a speaker on G&S for over ten years to many diverse groups and organisations.

This talk will be via zoom. To participate, send an email to midhurstzoom@gmail.com

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Name: Philip Watts

Email: philipjohnwatts@gmail.com

Website: http://www.midhurstu3a.org.uk

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Online - Platform Zoom

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