Iolanthe; or, The Peer and the Peri  is a 1882 comic opera with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert.
The original text
It is one of the so-called Savoy Operas.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
Staged by the Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society in 1932, 1937, 1939, 1945 and 1956.
Staged by the Cape Town Gilbert and Sullivan Society in 1949, 1953, 1958, 1964, 1971, 1976, 1987, 1998 and 2004.
2004: Staged by the Cape Town Gilbert and Sullivan Society in the Maynardville Open-air Theatre, directed by Helen Houghton, with Ian Kirkwood (The Lord Chancellor), Simon Speck (Earl of Mountararat), Lance Kotze (Earl of Tolloller), Peter Kramer (Pvt Willis), Niel Roux (Strephon), Rita Zmuro (Queen of Fairies), Fiona Weir (Iolanthe), Sian Atterbury (Celia), Lorna Hansen (Leila), Charlene Persence (Fleta), Annette Hamilton (Phyllis) and others. Musical direction by Ivan Meredith and choreography by Zeff Anderson-Attieh.
Cape Town Gilbert and Sullivan Society theatre programme (undated).
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