Gilbert & Sullivan 1

Published: Tuesday 7th June 2011
  1. Which opera features the song, "I am the very model of the modern Major-General"?
  2. Which one of Gilbert and Sullivan wrote the lyrics?
  3. What was the first work Gilbert and Sullivan collaborated on?
  4. What was the name of the villain who tried to prevent the wedding of Ralph and Josephine in "HMS Pinafore"?
  5. What was the name of the theatre where most of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas were staged?
  6. What was the name of the leading female character in "The Mikado"?
  7. What were Gilbert's (of Gilbert and Sullivan) TWO forenames?
  8. How many operas did the Gilbert and Sullivan compose together?
  9. What is the alternative title for "The Mikado"?
  10. Which Gilbert and Sullivan work was set in the Tower of London?
  11. Who was Gilbert and Sullivan's manager who also produced many of their works?
  12. Which opera features the King of Barataria?
  13. On which date was Frederic's birthday in "The Pirates of Penzance"?
  14. What was Sullivan's (of Gilbert and Sullivan) first name?
  15. Which opera is based on a narrative poem by Tennyson?
  16. Which one of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas is classed as a "fairy opera"?
  17. Which work became in 1881 the first theatrical production to be lit entirely by electric light?
  18. Which opera features the song, "Three Little Maids from School"?
  19. Which item of furnishing caused Gilbert and Sullivan to separate in 1890?
  20. What in 1896 became Gilbert and Sullivan's last collaborative work?
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