Awkward, apparently unassuming and seemingly timid, Eunice Parchman enters the home of the Coverdale family in the role as their housekeeper. However Eunice has a secret, a secret she’s managed to keep for years, a secret that when discovered, sets off a chain of events that ultimately leads to a Valentine’s Day bloodbath.
I must confess to only a passing acquaintance with the works of Gilbert & Sullivan. However after last night’s performance that is going to change. HMS Pinafore (or the Lass that Loved a Sailor) is an international success, first performed on May 25th 1878; its satirical mocking of unqualified persons in positions of authority and the … [Read more…]