When the executioner's victim turns out to be the Emperor's runaway son, the fun begins. Filmed at the Stratford Festival, Canada.
A merry spoof of Victorian English society where a lowly tailor is taken from a country jail to be the Lord High Executioner.
|Publisher|| Canada : [Bethesda, MD] :Distributed in Canada by Morningstar Entertainment and CBC Home Video ;1999
Distributed in U.S. by Acorn Media,
|Other Titles|| Mikado.
Gilbert, W. S.
(William Schwenck), 1836-1911, librettist.
Campbell, Norman, 1924-2004, producer, director.
Baron, Marie, performer.
Donkin, Eric, performer.
Ingram, Henry, performer.
James, Christina, performer.
McMillan, Richard, performer.
Saks, Gidon, performer.
Skidmore, Karen, performer.
Carrière, Berthold, conductor.
Benson, Susan, designer, costume designer.
McLean, Douglas (Douglas A.), designer.
Whitfield, Michael J., lighting designer.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Mikado.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, production company.
Morningstar Entertainment Inc.
CBC Home Video (Firm)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Stratford Festival (Ont.),
Marie Baron (Yum-Yum); Eric Donkin (Ko-Ko); Henry Ingram (Nanky-Poo); Christina James (Katisha); Richard McMillan (Pooh-Bah); Gidon Saks (Mikado); Karen Skidmore (Peep-Bo); Allen Stewart-Coates (Pish-Tush); Karen Wood (Pitti-Sing); Berthold Carrière, conductor.
Producer and director, Norman Campbell; set designer, Susan Benson, Douglas McLean; costume designer, Susan Benson; lighting designer, Michael J. Whitfield.
Special features: 2 CBS documentaries about the production; text alterations (original and revised for those songs which were updated for this production); biographies of Gilbert & Sullivan; program notes, glossary, and photographs of historic relevance; sketches of Our Town; Statford, Ontario video.
DVD; Dolby digital.
1 videodisc (150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.