Buckle up for musical pirate adventures

13:31 28 January 2014

Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

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The Cambridge University Gilbert & Sullivan Society is staging a swashbuckling performance of The Pirates of Penzance.

The timeless comic opera comes to West Road Concert Hall from February 5 to 8.

The play tells the story of Frederic, who has just finished his apprenticeship with a band of pirates.

Mabel is out with her sisters for a day at the beach – they meet, and it’s love at first sight. But the pirates have an unpleasant surprise

in store for the hero.

One of Gilbert & Sullivan’s best-loved comedies, The Pirates of Penzance features classic numbers such as The Pirate King, ‘I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General and With Cat-like Tread.

Join a crop of not-so-ruthless pirates, not-so-fearless policemen, and not-so-helpless young maidens for a swashbuckling this hilarious adventure.

The musical is being staged at the West Road Concert Hall in Cambridge and has an opening night ticket offer - quote cutlass when ordering tickets through ADC Ticketing for a £2.00 discount on all opening night tickets.

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