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William S. Gilbert (operetta)
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Directed by
Dave Heather 
 
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William S. Gilbert  operetta

Produced by
Judith de Paul .... producer
George Walker .... executive producer
 
Costume Design by
Jenny Beavan 
 
Music Department
Alexander Faris .... conductor
 
Other crew
Anthony Besch .... stage director: operetta
 


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In the first dance sequence Joel Grey gets accidentally hit in the mouth causing it to bleed. He carries on singing just wiping the blood away several times.See more »
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Version of The Yeomen of the Guard (1972) (TV)See more »

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near-great!, 3 January 2004
Author: Ed from New York, NY

I thought this production was very satisfying dramatically and nearly as satisfying musically. I did have some reservations about Joel Grey who I thought didn't quite have the style (some Broadway shtick crept in now and then, of course.) but he acted very well and on the whole did a "yeoman" job. Even though Elizabeth Bainbridge was a very dignified Dame Carruthers, her character was perhaps meant to be a bit more of a gorgon. But her approach worked in general. Sets and costumes were excellent.

Apart from missing the ensemble "Strange Adventure" I thought the music was well served. The DVD was nothing special but the irritation quality of Doug Jr. was kept to a minimum except in one spot.

8 out of 10.

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