The Mikado At The Tabard Theatre

Gilbert and Sullivan favourite but set in English golf club


Book online at or 0208 995 6035 Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road, Chiswick, W4 1LW

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From the producers of Ruddigore and The Pirates of Penzance comes another topsy-turpy Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, The Mikado, at The Tabard Theatre from Wednesday 20 Februaryto Sunday 17 March 2013.

Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado, has fled to escape an undesirable marriage to the ageing Katisha. Disguised, he returns intending to find and marry his first love, Yum-Yum. But little does he know that she is now betrothed to Ko-Ko - the High Executioner!

The most famous of all of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta may be set in Japan but focused entirely at English subjects and institutions. Director Matthew Johnson transports The Mikado from the oriental town of Titipu to the gentrified eccentric English world of a golf club, complete with its honoured rules, rituals and regulations..

The Mikado is produced in-house at the Tabard Theatre whose previous musical credits also include Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. Ruddigore was named Time Out Critics Choice and one of their Top Five Shows of the Week and last year’s Pirates was nominated for Best Musical production at the Off-West End awards.

With a live band and some of Gilbert and Sullivan’s best tunes, join us for three little maids, two lovers, one executioner and absolutely no flirting.

Cast List:

Yum-Yum: Emily Davies

Katisha: Suzanna Kempner

Peep-Bo: Eleanor Knight

Ko-Ko: Ed Norwood

The Mikado: Stiofan O’ Doherty

Pooh-Ba: Andrew Pugsley

Nanki-Poo: Michael Riseley

Pitti-Sing: Michelle Witney

Production Team;

Director: Matthew Johnson

Designer: Chris Hone

Musical Director: Jerome van den Berghe

Producer: Pulling Focus Ltd for the Tabard Theatre


The Mikado plays at The Tabard Theatre

Wednesday 20 February to Sunday 17 March 2013.

Tuesday – Saturday @ 7:30 pm.

Saturday @ 4pm

Sunday @ 2:30pm

No performances on Mondays.

Tickets are priced £19 (£17 concessions, £15 children)


Book online at or 0208 995 6035

Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road, London W4 1LW

Tube: Turnham Green (Next door to theatre). Buses: 27, 94, 267, 337, 391, E3, H91

February 5, 2013