Producers Sasha Regan and Ben De Wynter have announced that the all-male production will be returning to the theatre streaming platform from the 29th March.

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Due to popular demand, Sasha Regan’s production of The Pirates of Penzance is returning to Stream.Theatre over Easter from the 29th March until the 5th April.

Recorded at the Palace Theatre in December 2020 before lockdown 2, the production brings to life one of Gilbert & Sullivan’s best-known, much loved classic operettas.  

As well as being directed by Saha Regan, the creative team for the production includes choreography by Lizzi Gee, design by Robyn Wilson-Owen, musical direction by Richard Baker, associate choreographer by Lee Greenaway, lighting design by Ben Bull and casting by Adam Braham.

The production stars Marc Akinfolarin (Sergeant of Police), Michael Burgen (Samuel), James Chidzey (Ensemble), Leon Craig (Ruth), Tom Duern (Ensemble), Joel Elferink, Matthew Facchino (Ensemble), Lee Greenaway (Connie), Dominic Harbison (Kate), Sam Kipling (Edith), David McKechnie (Major General), Daniel Miles (Ensemble), Alan Richardson (Mabel), Richard Russell Edwards (Isabel), Oliver Savile (Pirate King), Tom Senior (Frederic) and Benjamin Vivian-Jones (Ensemble).

The all-male production based on W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s piece, originally premiered at the Union Theatre in Southwark a decade ago. It went on to win Best Off-West End production in the 2009 WhatsOnStage Awards. Since then it has visited Wilton’s Music Hall, Rose Theatre Kingston and Australia.

The Pirates of Penzance will be streamed on Stream.Theatre from the 29th March until the 5th April. Check out our review here.