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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)
Gilbert: You, do?
[referring to the chorus members belief that the Mikado song should not have been cut]
Mr. Price: Yes, sir, we do so.
Female Chorus Member: Yes, especially after all our extremely hard work and of course, Mr. Temple's.
Gilbert: I'm very sorry for you, but as we all know, it's an unjust world.
Male Chorus Member: We all feel it would have been a great benefit to the opera.
Female Chorus Member: And it's fair for it to be left to the audience to decide.
Gilbert: Is this the considered opinion of you all?
Chorus Members: It is, sir.
Mr. Kent: I am not a party to this, Mr. Gilbert.
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