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Rehearsal images for Sasha Regan’s The Mikado

The Cast of Sasha Regan's The Mikado - courtesy of Harriet Buckingham
The Cast of Sasha Regan’s The Mikado – courtesy of Harriet Buckingham

Following the highly successful all-male tours of H.M.S. Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance, Sasha Regan returns with the world premiere of the irresistible The Mikado – one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most famous operettas.

In true topsy –turvy fashion, Gilbert and Sullivan’s inherent humour and timeless tunefulness are married with Regan’s wicked sense of fun. This vibrant production successfully pokes playful fun at British politics and institutions. The crazy storyline takes us to 1950s England where a school camping trip is visiting the far away land of Titipu – a place where flirting is banned on pain of death and where tailors can become Lord High Executioners but cannot cut off another’s head, until they have cut off their own!

Regan’s idea to transform these much-loved classics into all-male productions stems from her own experiences performing Gilbert and Sullivan at a single-sex school. Her shows are now renowned for playing on the humour that can emerge from these gender changes.

Regan comments: “Nothing gives me greater pleasure than seeing our work playing in some of the most beautiful theatres our country has to offer. 2017 is going to be a great year for us as we bring a brand new staging to our audiences – it’s beyond exciting.

Rehearsal images for Sasha Regan’s The Mikado

Rollickingly silly, beautifully sung and imaginatively reframed (Libby Purves – H.M.S. Pinafore 2016). Sasha was recently awarded the Special Achievement Award at the Off West End Awards 2017 for her contribution to musical theatre.

The Mikado or The Town of Titipu
Running time 2 hours (including an interval)
Box Office Tickets are available from individual theatre box office
Twitter @allmalemikado, #AllMaleMikado

Director Sasha Regan
Designer Ryan Dawson Laight
LX Designer Tim Deiling
Choreographer Holly Hughes
Musical Director Richard Baker
Associate Designer Kingsley Hall
Resident Director Will Keith
Producers Regan De Wynter Productions

Nanki-Poo Richard Munday
Ko-ko David McKechnie
Pish-Tush Ben Vivian- Jones
Yum-Yum Alan Richardson
Pitti-Sing Jame Jukes
Peep-Bo Richard Russell Edwards
Katisha Alex Weatherhill
Mikado James Waud
Pooh-Bah Ross Finnie
Ensemble Matthew Hobbs
Ensemble Daniel Slade
Ensemble Joey Warne
Ensemble Jordan Ginger
Ensemble Peter Houston
Ensemble Daniel Miles

Performance Dates
18th – 22nd April Theatre Royal, Bath
Sawclose, Bath BA1 1ET

24th – 29th April Theatre Royal, Winchester
Jewry Street, Winchester SO23

9th- 13th May Edinburgh Kings Theatre
2 Leven Street, Edinburgh EH3 9LQ

23rd– 27th May Richmond Theatre
Little Green, Richmond TW9 1QJ

30th- 31st May East Riding Theatre
10 Lord Roberts Road, Beverley HU17 9BE

1st – 3rd June The Spa Bridlington
South Marine Drive, Bridlington, YO15 3JH

6th- 10th June Exeter Northcott Theatre
Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4QB

13th – 17th June Theatre Royal, Brighton
New Road, Brighton BN1 1SD

27th June – 1st July Cambridge Arts Theatre
6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ

4th– 8th July Malvern Festival Theatre
Grange Rd, Malvern WR14 3HB

13th – 15th July Hall For Cornwall
Back Quay, Truro TR1 2LL

17th – 19th July Dorking Halls
Reigate Rd, Dorking RH4 1SG

20th – 22nd July Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury SY3 8FT

25th – 29th July Quays Theatre , Lowry Salford
The Lowry, Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ


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