The Pirates of Penzance

There's not a lot that can be said about the Pirates that hasn't been said many times before.  It tells the unlikely tale of a band of pirates who turn up in a Penzance village at about the same time as a group of bathing beauties - all of whom are the daughters of Major General Stanley.  One of the pirates (Frederic) ends his indentures at the start of the show and falls for one of Major General Stanley's daughters.  The plot twists and turns and involves the local constabulary trying to arrest the pirates.  All is eventually well when the pirates' maid-of-all-work (Ruth) reveals that the pirates are actually "noblemen who have gone bad".   They're instantly pardoned and everyone lives happily ever after.

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I played the part of James - one of the Pirates.