ENO: The Pirates of Penzance
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Cinema screening of live performance.Renowned film maker Mike Leigh makes his opera directing debut with Gilbert and Sullivan's sparkling comic masterpiece. The Pirates of Penzance tells the story of the pirate apprentice Frederic and his love for Mabel, the daughter of Major-General Stanley who has the famous tongue-twisting patter song I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General. Comedy and romance combine with surprising twists and turns in this popular farcical comedy featuring swashbuckling pirates, flat footed policemen, razor sharp satire and memorable melodies.