On this day 177 years ago, November 18, 1836, English lyricist Sir William S. Gilbert was born. Sir William was one half of the wildly popular operetta-producing team of Gilbert and Sullivan; therefore today’s program on Radio Riel features Gilbert
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Happy Birthday William Gilbert!

in Daily Programme, Radio Riel Main

by Gabrielle Riel on Monday, 18 November, 2013

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On this day 177 years ago, November 18, 1836, English lyricist Sir William S. Gilbert was born. Sir William was one half of the wildly popular operetta-producing team of Gilbert and Sullivan; therefore today’s program on Radio Riel features Gilbert and Sullivan productions in their entirety.

Here is the list of complete works, and their scheduled performances at North American Pacific time, in today’s program:

  • The Yeoman of the Guard – starts at 3:00am
  • Ruddigore – starts at 4:30am
  • Iolanthe – starts at 6:00am
  • The Gondoliers – starts at 7:30am
  • H.M.S. Pinafore –  starts at 10:00am
  • The Mikado – starts at 12:00pm
  • The Pirates of Penzance – starts at 1:30pm
  • Patience – starts at 3:30pm
  • H.M.S. Pinafore – starts at 5:00pm
  • The Mikado – starts at 7:00pm
  • The Pirates of Penzance – starts at 8:30pm

Today’s program is presented by Gabrielle Riel. To listen, click here to start your player . If you are in the United States, please use the following link: http://loudcity.com/stations/radio-riel/tune_in .

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