The social and political satire of Gilbert and Sullivan

Bernard Lockett

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Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Paid: Fee (2018) at £120 plus travel expenses; (2019) at £130 plus travel expenses
13th June 2018

This talks takes a look at the social comment within the works of Gilbert and Sullivan which not only reflects on Victorian society but has equal relevance to 21st Century as well.

"The House of Lords do nothing in particular, yet do it rather well"

And about "dull MP's" and always "having to vote as their leaders tell them to"

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About Bernard Lockett

I am author and speaker and have spoken at many organisations - U3As, WI,, Rotary, Festival and theatrical events over the past few years.

I am a Trustee of the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival that takes place annually (now in it's 25th year) in Harrogate and also tours every autumn mainly within England.

My main topic is about the works of Gilbert and Sullivan . Two of my books are about Gilbert and Sullivan and I have broadcast on various programmes on BBC Radio 2, 3 & 4 on the subject.

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