GILBERT WITHOUT SULLIVAN by Stephen Wyatt

£6.00

Five thirty minute comedies for radio based on the short stories of W.S. Gilbert. They are: The Finger of Fate; The Burglar’s Story; An Elixir of Love (the original source for The Sorcerer); Wide Awake and A Sensation Novel.

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CHARACTERS

THE FINGER OF FATE

GILBERT

FOGGERTY

DOLLY

 

THE BURGLAR’S STORY

GILBERT

SEPTIMUS BELVAWNEY

LUCRETIA BELVAWNEY

THEODORE BELVAWNEY

STONELEIGH

BELINDA

JOHN DAVIS

 

THE ELIXIR OF LOVE

GILBERT

REVEREND STANLEY GAY

JESSIE LIGHTLY

SIR CARACTACUS

ZORAH CLARKE

BISHOP

GROSVENOR

 

WIDE AWAKE

GILBERT

HAROLD SYMPERSON

UNCLE SPARROW

AUNT SPARROW

BRIDGET

GEORGINA SPARROW

JAMES SPARROW

JOHN SPARROW

 

A SENSATIONAL NOVEL

GILBERT

EBENEZER FUDGE

DEMON

GRIPPER

LADY ROCKALDA

SIR RUTHVEN

HERBERT

ALICE GREY

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002 and 2004.Much repeated on Radio 4 Extra since. Jonathan Coy played Gilbert and the casts included Stephen Moore, Alison Steadman and John Rowe.

 

RUNNING TIME

Each play runs approximately 30 minutes

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

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