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Title Gilbert & Sullivan's The gondoliers, or, The king of Barataria [videorecording] / [music by Arthur Sullivan ; words by W.S. Gilbert] ; directed by Dave Heather ; production by Peter Wood ; producer, Judith De Paul ; a George Walker presentation ; a Parsons & Whittemore production ; made by Brent Walker Film Productions.

Imprint Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    KO SULL GON F43DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 p. ; 18 cm)
Note "From the popular series seen on PBS and the BBC"--Container.
Originally produced by Parsons & Whittemore Lyddon Limited in 1982.
Libretto in English in container.
Features: an introduction to the opera by Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Gilbert & Sullivan profile, song index.
Credits Production designer, Allan Cameron ; lighting designer, Paul Beeson ; choreographer, Terry Gilbert ; videotape editor, Barry Stevens.
Performer Presenter, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Keith Michell (Don Alhambra) ; Eric Shilling (Duke of Plaza-Toro) ; Francis Egerton (Marco) ; Tom McDonnell (Giuseppe) ; Nan Christie (Gianetta) ; Fiona Kimm (Tessa) ; Anne Collins (The Duchess) ; Sandra Dugdale (Casilda) ; Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Alexander Faris, conductor.
Summary Set in Italy, this comic opera is a tale of temporarily thwarted love, disguises, confusion and jealousy.
System Details DVD ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Opera television programs
Added Author Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. Librettist.
Heather, Dave, 1941-2005. Director.
Wood, Peter, 1927- Producer.
De Paul, Judith. Producer.
Walker, George. Producer.
Fairbanks, Douglas, Jr., 1909-2000. Host.
Michell, Keith. voc
Shilling, Eric. voc
Egerton, Francis, 1930- voc
McDonnell, Tom, 1940- voc
Christie, Nan. voc
Kimm, Fiona. voc
Collins, Anne, 1943-2009. voc
Dugdale, Sandra. voc
Faris, Alexander. Conductor.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Gondoliers.
Ambrosian Opera Chorus. Performer.
London Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Parsons & Whittemore Lyddon Limited.
Brent Walker Film Productions.
Goldcrest Films International.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Added Title Gilbert and Sullivan's The gondoliers
King of Barataria
ISBN 1569385343
Standard No. 054961534395
Music No. AMP-5343 Acorn Media

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