Gilbert and Sullivan SocietyG&S

The Gilbert and Sullivan society typically put on three or four shows a year, including a freshers' show open to all in Michaelmas, a large scale show in Lent (at West Road Concert Hall for the foreseeable future), and a show at the 700-seat Minack Theatre on the cliffs of Cornwall in September.

Although members are welcome to participate in any single project, the G&S Society is well known for its sociability, and has a strong events calendar in addition to its productions, which provides fabulous opportunities to meet lots of lovely people! To whet your appetite, these include singthroughs of shows (plus free gourmet food and drink!), movie nights, pub crawls and subsidized trips to the theatre for members. A festive Christmas party, glamorous Annual Dinner and gorgeous garden party complete the irresistible parcel!

We have also put on many shows that were not written by Gilbert or Sullivan, and welcome funding applications for other shows that would be of interest to our members.

For more information on the society, see our website

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Gilbert and Sullivan Society 11:20 on 7th November Twitter

Tickets are available for our first show of the year, The Yeomen of the Guard! Get yours:…
Arguably the duo's most poignant work, it is regarded as having one of the best Savoy opera scores!
Performances 15th-17th Nov, 7:45pm, Robinson College Auditorium

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 12:58 on 3rd September Twitter

The cast have arrived! The Pirates of Penzance rehearsals have begun!

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 17:33 on 1st September Twitter

We're proud to announce that our 2017 production of HMS Pinafore is on YouTube!

For more sea-related G&S fun book tickets for Pirates of Penzance @minacktheatre
#cambridge #cambridgeuniversity #gands #hmspinafore #piratesofpenzance #gilbertandsullivan

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 10:54 on 31st August Twitter

Another day, another Trial by Jury video!

Our next show THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE @ The Minack Theatre is over 75% sold out! Book tickets soon!!!

#cambridge #cambridgeuniversity #gands #trialbyjury #PiratesOfPenzance #gilbertandsullivan #cugands

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 21:19 on 25th August Twitter

Check out the first clip of our 2018 May Week production 'Trial by Jury'!…

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 12:09 on 12th August Twitter

We're super excited to be performing Iolanthe at the @GSFestival in Harrogate tomorrow at @HGtheatre ! Do come along if you're in the area!
You can get tickets here:… or…
Artwork credits to Coral Dalitz

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 09:19 on 21st June Twitter

Along with the rest of the Jury, The Foreman immediately develops a soft spot for Angelina, and a less than favourable opinion of Edwin. But what verdict will he announce? Find out, and get a ticket here:
Photo: @JohannesHjorth

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 19:11 on 20th June Twitter

The Usher introduces the Jury to the case, and silences the rowdy crowds. With a case like this, he has his work cut out! Will he succeed in keeping prosperity in court? Find out get a ticket here: Photo: @JohannesHjorth

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 17:39 on 20th June Twitter

The Judge worked his way up to the top by some questionable means, and is now ironically in charge of a breach of promise of marriage case. He is clearly biased, but does he have an ulterior motive? Find out, and get a ticket here: Photo @JohannesHjorth

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 17:33 on 20th June Twitter

A powerful and professional woman, The Counsel is present to support Angelina in her case. Together, they have meticulously planned how to manipulate the Jury in their favour. Will their efforts pay off? Find out, get a ticket here: Photo: @JohannesHjorth

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 12:20 on 19th June Twitter

The powerful, flirtatious Angelina, a gold digger whose only interest in Edwin is his money. When he throws her over for another woman, she takes him to court for breach of promise of marriage. Will she win the trial? Photo: @JohannesHjorth

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 16:52 on 18th June Twitter

A cheeky, arrogant lad, Edwin has always got his own way...until his ex-fiancée, Angelina, takes him to court for breach of promise of marriage. Will he win the case, or will Angelina get her way? Find out, and get a ticket here: Photo by @JohannesHjorth

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 10:23 on 17th June Twitter

CUG&SS are proud to present the trailer for our upcoming show TRIAL BY JURY!
Thursday 21st June, 1:30pm and 8:00pm
@QueensCam, Fitzpatrick Hall

#gands #gilbertandsullivan #cambridge #cambridgeuniversity #universityofcambridge #theatre #cambridgetheatre #queenscollege #comedy

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 13:05 on 13th June Twitter

Check out our poster for our next production, designed by Anna Palmer Balint! Tickets for TRIAL BY JURY are available at #trialbyjury #gands #gilbertandsullivan #cambridgeuni

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 17:47 on 23rd May Twitter

Tickets for our next show, Trial by Jury, are on sale now! For details and to buy tickets, go to:

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 18:12 on 8th May Twitter

We're excited to announce that tickets for our next show, Trial by Jury, are available to purchase now! For details and to buy tickets, go to:

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 08:48 on 1st April Twitter

*Breaking G&S News*
It has been confirmed to us that the lost score of Thespis has just been discovered at the ADC during their clear out!
#rapture #bliss

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 14:31 on 24th March Twitter

We've got our cast, now get excited for our next show, 'Trial by Jury' in May Week!…

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 10:38 on 18th March Twitter

The Cambridge University G&S Society would like to welcome its new committee!

President: Tiffany Charnley
Secretary: Adam Fyfe
Junior Treasurer: Eleanor Brug
Social Secretary: Isabel Emery
General Members: Rob Nicholas, Richard Decker, Eleanor Thompson, and Andrea Seaton

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 10:26 on 18th March Twitter

Did we just make opera cool? Our next @minacktheatre adventure will be The Pirates of Penzance!
#gands #pirates #cambridge…

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 10:24 on 18th March Twitter

Some pictures from our wonderful production of Patience @minacktheatre last year!…

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 19:25 on 7th August Twitter

@TheatreinSquare That would be great, thank you! Poster just being finalised with the designers so let us know where to send it when it's released

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 14:51 on 7th February Twitter

HMS Pinafore opens this Thursday in @WestRoadCH - use code PINAFORE2 for £2 off opening night tickets!…

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 17:28 on 3rd February Twitter

Auditions for 'Patience', our show at the @minacktheatre this summer. Come, walk up, audition with avidity!…

Gilbert and Sullivan Society 19:36 on 16th November Twitter

About to begin our dress rehearsal for THE GONDOLIERS which opens tomorrow! Very appropriate that today is #LoveTheatreDay #RosesWhiteAndRed


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