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H.M.S. Pinafore (1997)

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Drew Forsythe (additional material), W.S. Gilbert (operetta) (as William S. Gilbert) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jon English ... Dick Deadeye
Amanda Muggleton ... Little Buttercup
Simon Gallaher Simon Gallaher ... Ralph Rackstraw
Rima Te Wiata ... Mrs. Cripps, aka Little Buttercup
Drew Forsythe Drew Forsythe ... The Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
David Gould David Gould ... Captain Corcoran
Helen Donaldson Helen Donaldson ... Josephine Corcoran
Jason Barry-Smith Jason Barry-Smith ... The Boatswain Bill Bobstay
Andrea Gallaher Andrea Gallaher ... Sister
Melissa Langton Melissa Langton ... Cousin
Marissa Craig Marissa Craig ... Aunt
Derek Metzger Derek Metzger ... Special Guest Nanki-Poo
Leisa Barry-Smith Leisa Barry-Smith ... Booth Singer
Miranda Freeman Miranda Freeman ... Booth Singer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Bodnar Peter Bodnar ... Sailor
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Country:

Australia | New Zealand

Language:

English

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The Lass That Loved a Sailor See more »

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Essgee Entertainment See more »
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The character of "Little Buttercup" has been played by two different actresses in the two Esgee productions. In Australia, she was played by Amanda Muggleton, whereas in New Zealand, she was played by Rima Te Wiata. See more »

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Version of H.M.S. Pinafore (1970) See more »

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Not for the purists
18 May 2008 | by RosciusAtroxSee all my reviews

I have to disagree strongly with negative comments on this production. I have adored G&S since I was in my early tens (I'm 60 this year) and EssGee have done a wonderful job with HMS Pinafore. Purists would, of course, disagree, but I have to say that so much of Gilbert's comedy has been brought out in these productions, and the fact that some members of the cast are not 'opera singers' does not matter a jot. The humour is delightful, the extra content fits in extremely well and the 'electronic orchestra' is a delight compared to some out-of-tune so-called 'professional' orchestras I have heard over the years. Bravo EssGee!!


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