By W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

    19:45, Thu 27th – Sat 29th April 2023 at The Round Church
    Easter Week 0

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    Brief mentions of torture, death and suicide

    A terrible curse condemns each baronet of Ruddigore to commit one crime per day or die. Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd has gone into hiding to avoid the curse and lives in a Cornish village where he has fallen in love with the fair Rose Maybud. His prospects are ruined when his foster brother Dick Dauntless betrays him to Sir Despard Murgatroyd, the acting baronet. Ruthven is forced to take on the baronetcy and its curse, enforced by an entire portrait gallery of ghastly ancestors.

    Ruddigore is an operatic satire of victorian melodrama and combines comic opera with some of Sullivan's most majestic music.


    Robin Oakapple/Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd
    Rose Maybud
    Richard Dauntless
    Mad Margaret
    Sir Despard Murgatroyd
    Dame Hannah
    Old Adam Goodheart
    Sir Roderic Murgatroyd
    Lesbian 1
    Lesbian 2
    Lesbian 3


    Conductor –
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    Production Team

    Musical Director
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