2 – 7 April 1990, Civic Theatre Chelmsford
HMS Pinafore is a comic opera by Gilbert & Sullivan that opened in 1878. Aboard the HMS Pinafore the Captain’s daughter, Josephine, is love with a lowly sailor called Ralph. Wishing to avoid her father’s choice of husband, Sir Joseph Porter, they plan to elope. But a shock reveal from Little Buttercup turns everything upside down.