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Why Watch HMS Pinafore?

  • Grab this opportunity to watch Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore, a comic opera on love, duty, and honor!
  • HMS Pinafore is satirical on the British class system filled with weird characters, plot twists, and a farcical finale.
  • Cal McCrystal returns to ENO and is directing this new production after his incredible staging of Iolanthe.
  • Watch Les Dennis making his debut as Sir Joseph and other talented crew members such as John Savournin, Alexandra Oomens, and more.
  • This fun production is available for a limited run from 29th October 2021 and is suitable for all ages.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability

Tickets

Watch this fun tale of love and honor at the London Coliseum Theatre for a limited run this autumn. HMS Pinafore is a hilarious story that follows Josephine, Captain’s daughter, and her love for Ralph, a lowly sailor. With several twists, absurd characters, and an unexpected finale, this production is a delight to watch. This opera is a satirical perspective on the British class system and how unqualified people are promoted to a high power position.

Directed by Cal McCrystal, HMS Pinafore is both fun and engaging for the audience. Chris Hopkins, one of the ENO favorites, will be conducting this production with a crew of talented artists. One can see the likes of Les Dennis, John Savournin, Alexandra Oomens, and Elgan Llŷr Thomas in the production.

The Story

HMS Pinafore story takes place on a Royal Navy ship by the same name. The story revolves around the Captain of the ship and his daughter, Josephine. She falls in love with a low-class sailor named Ralph Rackstraw but her father wants to marry her to Sir Joseph Porter, the First Lord of the Admiralty. In the beginning, she succumbs to her father’s wishes but when Sir Joseph advocates the equality of humankind, she changes her mind.

Ralph and Josephine confess their love and decide to elope together. However, the Captain discovers this plan and a surprise disclosure dramatically changes things in the end.

Show Timings

  • Oct 2021
  • 29: 7 PM
  • 30: 3 PM, 7:30 PM
  • Nov 2021
  • 12, 17, 18, 30: 7 PM
  • 7, 14: 3 PM
  • 6, 27: 3 PM, 7:30 PM
  • 20: 2 PM
  • Dec 2021
  • 3, 6, 9, 11: 7:30 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Les Dennis as Sir Joseph, John Savournin as Captain Corcoran, Elgan Llŷr Thomas and Alexandra Oomens as Ralph and Josephine.

  • This show is suited for all ages.
  • Please keep in mind that theatre does not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

HMS Pinafore tickets are available now!

Book your online tickets for BHMS Pinaforeand secure your seats now! Watch this incredible show at the London Coliseum.

Booking Period: 29 Oct - 11 Dec 2021

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your HMS Pinafore voucher instantly. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. No need to take a printout.
  • Online Venue Check-In: Please note you will be contacted by the venue 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check-in and retrieve your e-ticket.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

The London Coliseum

The London Coliseum Theatre, also known as Coliseum Theatre, is a West End theatre that opened in 1904. This is the largest and the finest theatre in London, designed by Frank Matcham. It has been used for musical comedies, variety shows, and film screenings until Sadler’s Well Opera Company moved in. The first opera to be performed here was Don Giovanni and the theatre is now used mainly for opera.

Seating Capacity: 2263

London Coliseum Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: St Martin's Ln, London WC2N 4ES, UK

Tube: The nearest tube stations to the theater are Charing Cross, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, and Embankment.

Bus: 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 88, 91, 139, 159 and 179

Available Facilities: In-house bar, Wheelchair, Washrooms, Assistive Learning Systems

Accessibility: The London Coliseum Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the London Coliseum Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Outside food is strictly prohibited inside this venue.

FAQs | BHMS Pinafore

How can I buy tickets to the West End show HMS Pinafore?

You can book online tickets to HMS Pinafore from 29 Oct 2021.

How much are the tickets for HMS Pinafore?

The ticket price for HMS Pinafore will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £13.33.

What age is HMS Pinafore appropriate for?

BHMS Pinafore is recommended for all ages.

How long is HMS Pinafore?

The running time of HMS Pinafore is 3 hours.

When is the opening date of HMS Pinafore in London?

BHMS Pinafore will start playing in London Coliseum Theatre from 29 Oct 2021.

Where is the West End show HMS Pinafore playing in London?

You can watch the West End show HMS Pinafore at London Coliseum Theatre, London.

How can I buy discount tickets to the West End show HMS Pinafore?

By booking your HMS Pinafore tickets with us, you can avail of exciting discounts.

Are there accessible tickets for HMS Pinafore?

Yes. Since the London Coliseum Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for HMS Pinafore.

Do I need to purchase HMS Pinafore ticket for my child?

Yes. Children any age can attend HMS Pinafore with a separate ticket.

Are cheaper tickets available for BHMS Pinafore?

Yes. Depending on the seat of your choice, you can find cheaper tickets for HMS Pinafore. Click here to view your various ticket options.

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