Merrie England

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An English comic opera in two acts by Edward German to a libretto by Basil Hood. It opened at the Savoy Theatre in London on 2 April 1902 [1].

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Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1939: A production conducted by P B Preston was presented by The East London Choral Society on 7 December 1939.

1947: Staged by the Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society in 1947.

1958: Presented by Johannesburg Operatic and Dramatic Society.

Sources

Programme (1939 production) held by NELM: [Collection: DICKERSON, Beth]: 2009. 113. 2. 6.

Programme (1958 production) held by NELM: [Collection: TUCKER, Percy]: 2001. 20. 3. 5. 203.

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