Parody, Comedy and Music – Director and Author Sue Ellerby talks to Jo Tomalin about developing a new show for The Coily Dart Theatre Company: Gilbert and Sullivan’s Improbable New Musical: … and Helen

The Coily Dart Theatre Company produces parodies of Gilbert and Sullivan themes and comedy musicals. Director, Sue Ellerby, who is also author of the company’s scripts speaks to Jo Tomalin about the Gilbert and Sullivan genre, Coily Dart’s focus in the latest production on the lesser known Helen Carte, the parody comedy style of Coily Dart, and how this new musical was rehearsed, performed and recorded entirely online during the pandemic. An added twist this year is that this latest show is presented as an Audio only version.

Listen to our interview with Sue Ellerby from The Coily Dart Theatre Company (15 minutes)