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Cultural influence of Gilbert and Sullivan

For the past 140 years or so, Gilbert and Sullivan have pervasively influenced popular culture in the English-speaking world. Lines and quotations from the Gilbert and Sullivan operas have become part of the English language, such as “ 1,094 more words

The Mikado: Musical

Biblical Philology is a Song

This youtube video has gone a bit viral. It’s a song set to a possibly familiar tune, as Tom Lehrer was wont to say

Bible Study

On The Advice Of My Solicitor

Amplified self-loathing is one of the worst aspects of depression. It’s been vicious for me lately, and I’m feeding it with everything from news stories to Facebook. 792 more words


Post the Hundred-and-Eighteenth: Dinner and Theatre

Gentle Reader, my dear personal friend, Mr. C.W.L. Darling was kind enough to do something very nice this summer. He saw that a rather spectacular performance of… 389 more words


'Oh Man of Learning!’ (with apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury) Victorian Public Education in Matters Legal

Victorian Public Education in Matters Legal

Kim Stevenson

Professor of Socio-Legal History, Plymouth Law School (Faculty of Business)

Needing to Know the Law

With the unremitting expansion of legislation enacted during the nineteenth century together with the prolific development of the common law, the Victorians faced an explosion of legal initiatives that were continually altered and extended: ‘so many new jurisdictions and tribunals have been created during the reign of the present Sovereign’. 3,480 more words

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert, (W.S. Gilbert)

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert, commonly known as W.S Gilbert, was a highly acclaimed composer as well as a dramatist, poet, and satirist. Born on 18th November 1836 in London, he attended the Great Ealing School and the King’s college and later Oxford before deciding to discontinue his studies  to establish a career in the military as an artillery officer. 122 more words

Gilbert Sullivan

Our saucy ship's a beauty

And so is Michael Albano’s new production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore which opened last night at the MacMillan Theatre.  It’s been a long time since the UoT Opera Division did G&S but it was worth the wait.  524 more words

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