Plot & Details
Claire Powell stars as Phoebe Meryll in this production of one of Gilbert & Sullivan's more serious operas, which revolves around the impending execution of Colonel Fairfax. Phoebe's father, who has twice saved Fairfax's life, devises a plan to disguise him as a yeoman to help him escape. Meanwhile, the jester Jack Point arrives with his sweetheart Elsie, and both are caught up in the escape plans with results unlike any other Gilbert & Sullivan opera. Conducted by Alexander Faris, the London Symphony Orchestra provides the music. The Yeoman of the Guard also features Joel Grey, David Hillman, Alfred Marks, and Elizabeth Gale.
- Genre(s): Art and Experimental,Documentary,Special Interest
- Run Time: 112min.
- DVD Release Date: 10/22/2002
- Distributor(s): Goldcrest Films International
- Starring: Elizabeth Gale , Joel Grey , Alfred Marks , David Hillman , Claire Powell
- Keywords: banishment, colonel, escape, false-accusation, guard, secret-identity
- Language: English