Gilbert & Sullivan’s swashbuckling favourite on Eastbourne’s Bandstand

Adrian Samuel as Frederic, Christopher Peck as the Pirate King and Rowan Stanfield as Mabel. Photo credit Phil Visick.
Adrian Samuel as Frederic, Christopher Peck as the Pirate King and Rowan Stanfield as Mabel. Photo credit Phil Visick.

Eastbourne’s Gilbert & Sullivan Society brings The Pirates of Penzance to the Bandstand this summer.

The swashbuckling light opera favourite will be presented as a concert performance on Monday, July 29, and Monday, August 12.

It features a selection of some of the duo’s best songs, including ‘When the Foeman Bears His Steel,’ ‘I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General’ and ‘Poor Wandering One’.

The concert begins at 8pm with doors opening at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £4 (£2 for children) in advance, or £5 (£3 for kids) on the door. Call the Seafront Office on 01323 410611 or visit www.EastbourneGandS.com.

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