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Buxton Opera House
|A British tar is a soaring soul: HMS Pinafore at the Buxton Gilbert and Sullivan Festival|
|Few 19th-century operettas exceed HMS Pinafore in style, wit and musical accomplishment; the principal candidates in English are The Mikado, and The Yeoman of the Guard, plus a few offerings by Lionel Monckton and Sidney Jones. Any foreign contender would surely be one of the champagne-soaked Viennese delicacies by the Strauss family or Carl Zeller.
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