It runs in the family: Kate Saffin talks to Joan Lawrence and Christian Gittings about Gilbert & Sullivan

Sometimes things just run in families and it was quite by chance that I learned that Joan Lawrence who sang with the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company from 1956 to 1962, would be watching her grandson, Christian Gittins, perform in Coily Dart’s Gilbert and Sullivan’s Improbable New Musical: Less Miserable The Spaces. Here they talk about their different experiences of Gilbert and Sullivan.

And here is Joan’s Biography with the company including a beautiful photo of her as the plaintiff in Trial by Jury:

Listen to our interview with Joan Lawrence and Christian Gittings about her time with D’Oyly Carte