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Monty at large

Title
Monty at large
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Music
TX Date
12 Jan 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:50:06
Description
In this week’s edition Monty Modlyn visits the Sadler’s Wells Theatre and talks to D’Oyly Carte Opera company manager Peter Riley about the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. Musical Director Fraser Goulding, and performers, Ken Sandford, James Conroy-Ward and Lorraine Daniels talk about performing the work. Music played includes: Three Little Maids from The Mikado; I am the Captain of the Pinafore and Ring the Merry Bells on Board Ship from HMS Pinafore; John Reed singing from Trial by Jury; The Private Buffoon from The Yeomen of the Guard; The Magnet and the Churn from Patience; and the Nightmare Song from Iolanthe. Producer Bavin Cook. Starts and ends abruptly.
Contributors
Bavin Cook; Monty Modlyn; Peter Riley; John Reed; Fraser Goulding; Ken Sandford; James Conroy-Ward; Lorraine Daniels
Keywords
Performers; Opera; Singers; Queen Elizabeth II; Honours; Knighthoods; Barclays Bank; Sponsorship; Cultural finance; Trial by jury; Theatres; Family; Opera singers; Married women; Musical performers; Tours; Queen Victoria; Windsor Castle; Gilbert and Sullivan; Sadler’s Wells Theatre; Cultural users; Arthur Sullivan; Malcolm Sargent; Costume; D’Oyly Carte Opera; William S. Gilbert; The Mikado; HMS Pinafore; Richard D’Oyly Carte; Patience; Iolanthe

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