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Writers:
William S. Gilbert
Melvyn Morrow (additional material)
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1994 (Australia) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Jon English ... The Pirate King
Helen Donaldson ... Mabel Stanley
Toni Lamond ... Ruth
Derek Metzger ... Major-General Stanley
Tim Tyler ... The Police Sergeant
Susie French ... Edith (The Fabulous Singlettes)
Melissa Langton ... Kate (The Fabulous Singlettes)
Anna Butera ... Isabel (The Fabulous Singlettes)
Marc James ... Samuel
Simon Gallaher ... Frederic
Glynn Nicholas ... The Original Major-General Stanley
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jason Barry-Smith ... Pirate
Christophe Broadway ... Pirate
David Coombs ... Pirate
Robert Dale ... Pirate

Michael Falzon ... Pirate
Gary Jones ... Pirate
David Lowe ... Pirate
Emma Powell ... Booth Singer
Peter Rees ... Pirate
David Scotchford ... Pirate
Anthony Weigh ... Pirate in kilt
Jenny Wilson ... Booth Singer
Lachlan Youngberg ... Pirate

Directed by
Peter Butler 
Craig Schaefer 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William S. Gilbert 
Melvyn Morrow  additional material

Produced by
Simon Gallaher .... producer
 
Sound Department
Malcolm Batty .... sound producer
Yossi Gabbay .... sound engineer
Stephen J. Hope .... sound engineer
 
Music Department
Jason Barry-Smith .... chorus master
Kevin Hocking .... composer: additional music
Kevin Hocking .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Craig Schaefer .... stage director: operetta
 

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Quotes:
[first lines]
Pirates:[sings] Pour, o pour the pirate sherry.
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Movie Connections:
Version of The Pirates of Penzance (1939) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Oh, Better Far To Live And DieSee more »

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
This is a fantastic production, 29 March 2007
Author: Felix_the_cat49 from New Zealand

This is by far the best production i have ever seen. The acting is incredible as are the vocals and even if the characters namely John English talk to the audience, it's still funny. The audience laughs. Why should it be bad. No matter what i hear about this. I absolutely adore this play.

I especcially think that the finale was a work of art. A ten minute rap of of the production is great. But i would have to congratulate The Major General for his excellent take on the Major general song. The song just makes me want to memorise the entire lyrics. All in all this was a fantastic play. My thanks to the people who put this together.

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