The Mikado cast

Jonathan Miller’s production of the Gilbert and Sullivan classic The Mikado will return to the London Coliseum this month to mark its 200th performance.

In this 14th revival the production will celebrate the milestone on 6th December. Group travel organisers can choose from 13 available performances, taking place on 21st, 28th and 29th November, 3rd, 5th and 6th December, 30th January, and 3rd and 6th February.

Matinees are available on some of these dates in addition to the evening shows. As a further plus, The Mikado will be broadcast live into selected cinemas on 3rd December at 7.30pm.


The English National Opera (ENO) production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘Japanese’ satire takes the story out of the tiny oriental town of Titipu and sets it in the faintly seedy grandeur of a 1930s English hotel.

It tells the tale of Nanki-Poo and his love for Yum Yum, but there is a slight problem. She’s betrothed to Ko-Ko, the new Lord High Executioner – and Ko-Ko needs someone to execute otherwise it’s his own head on the block.

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Cast and creatives

Robert Lloyd will sing the character of the Mikado of Japan for the first time, 46 years after making his ENO debut, while Richard Suart returns as Ko-Ko.

Mary Bevan and Anthony Gregory will play the lovers Yum-Yum and Nanki-Poo, while Graeme Danby will play Poo-Bah.

Other cast members include George Humphreys, Yvonne Howard and Rachael Lloyd.

Additionally, ENO conductor Fergus Macleod will make his company debut conducting the performances at The London Coliseum. Aged 28, Fergus is the youngest conductor to lead the company since Charles Mackerras.

Group booking information

GTOS booking for parties of ten or more can save 30 percent per ticket. There is also the option to buy a ticket for a pre-show talk.

Those interested in the live screening of The Mikado should contact their local cinema for information.

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(Photo credit: Tristram Kenton)