Pinafore is one of the most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operas, perhaps because of its infectious tunes and generally well-constructed libretto. The action takes place on the quarterdeck of HMS Pinafore which is anchored in the harbour at Portsmouth.
This is a tale of mismatched love across different social classes. Josephine is the captain’s daughter and has fallen for lowly sailor Ralph. Yet her father has other ideas – he has promised her to Sir Joseph Porter, the First Lord of the Admiralty. Will love prevail?
Climb aboard to find out and enjoy a feast of fun along the way. Hip hip hooray! Why not bring a picnic or order one from the Mannington Estate.