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Experience love, duty, and honour in Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera HMS Pinafore. Book HMS Pinafore London tickets now.

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What to expect

HMS Pinafore at the London Coliseum is filled with characters that are absurd at best, plots that are twisted as a crook, and a delightful, ludicrous finale. The English National Opera production of HMS Pinafore is a satire about the class system of Britain and unqualified people being promoted to powerful positions. Watch this hilarious tale of honour, love, and duty unfold at the London Coliseum. Get your HMS Pinafore London Coliseum tickets now.

About HMS Pinafore

What is HMS Pinafore about?

HMS Pinafore is about a clueless captain, petty officers, and a spirited siren who are all at sea. The story starts when the daughter of Captain Corcoran, Josephine, falls for a low-ranking sailor named Ralph Rackstraw. Her father wants her to marry the First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Joseph Porter. She's now torn between her father's desire for her marriage to Sir Joseph Porter and her one true love.

The story is based on love, duty, and honour and is great for people who love plot twists and absurd characters in a play. The English National Opera sees the return of Cal McCrystal to direct this production of HMS Pinafore in the London Coliseum.

'HMS' stands for Her Majesty's Ship. HMS Pinafore is a fictional British Royal Navy ship used in the operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan. They have written 14 operettas altogether.

The music is by Arthur Sullivan, with a libretto by W. S. Gilbert. Apparently, Sullivan also suggested that this play should be called 'Pinafore'.

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What age is HMS Pinafore suitable for?

Children under five years old are not allowed into the show. Check the criteria before you book tickets.

How long is HMS Pinafore?

The runtime of the show is two hours and 10 minutes.

Who is in the cast of HMS Pinafore London?

The English National Opera production of HMS Pinafore features entertainer and actor Les Dennis in the role of Sir Joseph. Captain Corcoran is played by John Savournin, Elgan Llŷr Thomas plays Ralph, and Alexandra Oomens plays Josephine. Cal McCrystal is the director, while Chris Hopkins is the conductor.

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All HMS Pinafore songs are sung in English.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where is HMS Pinafore being performed in London?

The address of the venue is London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London, WC 4ES.

How do I get to the London Coliseum?

If you are travelling by car, take the A400 from London to reach the destination in the shortest amount of time. You can also reach the theatre via Orange Street.

The nearest Tube station is Charing Cross station (Northern and Bakerloo lines), which is just a few minutes away from the coliseum. Alternatively, Embankment and Piccadilly Circus are the other Tube stations near the theatre.

The nearest train station is Charing Cross.

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Where can I park at the London Coliseum?

It is part of the Q-park scheme. The Chinatown Car Park is the nearest car park to the location.

Where are the toilets at the London Coliseum?

Toilets for males and females are available on all seating levels. There are access-adapted toilets in the stalls, dress circle, basement, and balcony.

Is the London Coliseum accessible?

There are wheelchair spaces in the dress circle and stall boxes. There are two lifts, one of which is present in the main foyer. The main foyer provides access to all levels of the theatre.

Where can I eat nearby?

Some popular options to eat near the theatre are Fumo, Chandos, Caffe Nero, Notes Coffee Roasters & Bar, and Nutshell.

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