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William S. Gilbert (Character)
from Gilbert and Sullivan (1953)

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Overview

Alternate Names:
W. S. Gilbert / W.S. Gilbert / William Schwenck Gilbert / William Schwenk Gilbert

Filmography

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  1. Mike Leigh in Conversation (2008) (V) Played by Jim Broadbent (as W. S. Gilbert)

  2. Topsy-Turvy (1999) Played by Jim Broadbent (as William Schwenck Gilbert)

  3. The Best of Gilbert and Sullivan (1983) (V) Played by Peter Cellier (as William Schwenk Gilbert)

  4. "Festival"
        - An Evening with Gilbert and Sullivan (1962) TV episode, Played by Douglas Campbell (as W.S. Gilbert)
  5. "Gilbert and Sullivan: The Immortal Jesters"
        - Shadows and Sunshine (1961) TV episode, Played by Ernest Clark (as W.S. Gilbert)
        - The Golden Years (1961) TV episode, Played by Ernest Clark (as W.S. Gilbert)
        - Overture (1961) TV episode, Played by Ernest Clark (as W.S. Gilbert)

  6. "Startime"
        - Pineapple Poll (1959) TV episode, Played by Douglas Campbell (as W.S. Gilbert)
  7. Gilbert and Sullivan (1953) Played by Robert Morley
    ... aka "The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan" - UK (original title)
    ... aka "The Great Gilbert and Sullivan" - USA
  8. The Return of Gilbert & Sullivan (1952) Played by Melville Cooper

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Fun Stuff

Quotes:
From Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Lucy Gilbert (Kitty): I do apologize, sir, that neither I nor Schwenck was here to welcome you on your arrival last night.
Gilbert's Father: I do not appreciate being left upon the doorstep like a hawker!
Gilbert: If you'll only take the trouble to press the electric bell, Father, you'll be admitted at once. Is that not so, Pidgeon?
Pidgeon, Gilbert's Houseman: Indeed it is, sir.
Gilbert's Father: I have no intention of placing my life in danger, sir!
Gilbert: How many doorstep deaths have we had thus far, Pidgeon?
Pidgeon, Gilbert's Houseman: None to my certain knowledge, sir.
Gilbert: There you are, Father. The odds would appear to be in your favour.
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