Gilbert Without Sullivan

Dramatised by Stephen Wyatt from the stories of WS Gilbert.

This series is used as one-off fillers when needed.

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
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0101The Finger Of Fate2002122520030507

Dramatised by Stephen Wyatt from the stories of WS Gilbert.

This series is used as one-off fillers when needed.Foggerty is a confirmed bachelor in search of peace and quiet.

Fate, however, has other plans for him in the shape of Dolly Fortescue.

0102An Elixir Of Love20030514

When the Reverend Stanley Gay uses a secret potion to impose his strong views of marriage on his flock, the results are unexpected.

  • bishop of chelsea....john fleming
  • grosvenor....john fleming
  • jessie lightly....cathy sara
  • sir caractacus lightly....christopher scott
  • the reverend stanley gay....paul downing
  • w s gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • zorah....gillian goodman
  • directed by.... sue wilson

  • 0103The Burglar's Story2003052120040922

    Theodore's education is worth any sacrifice by his parents, petty crooks, the Belvawneys. But his chosen career is cut abruptly short by a series of incidents even they could not have envisaged.

  • belinda stoneleigh....alexandra lilley
  • john davis....stephen boswell
  • lucretia belvawney....anny tobin
  • septimus belvawney....john webb
  • stoneleigh....kim durham
  • theodore belvawney....michael onslow
  • w s gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • directed by.... sue wilson

  • 0104Wide Awake20030528

    Unworldly Harold Symperson, boasts of his fortune until he falls victim to his relatives' clever plot to engage him to his spinster cousin.

  • aunt sparrow....joanna wake
  • barber....Tom George
  • bridget....joanna wake
  • georgiana sparrow....Julia Hills
  • harold symperson....richard derrington
  • james sparrow....Tom George
  • john sparrow....jamie chapman
  • uncle sparrow....chris emmett
  • ws gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • directed by....sue wilson

  • 0105 LASTMr Foster's Good Fairy2003060420040929

    Confectioner, Cyril Foster finds himself haunted by his past, until a fairy steps off one of his cakes and offers him an escape.

  • cyril foster....ian brooker
  • fairy....sara coward
  • jake....lennox greaves
  • lady foster....sara coward
  • lord portico....lennox greaves
  • mr bortle....david bannerman
  • policeman....lennox greaves
  • samuel....david bannerman
  • sergeant....david bannerman
  • ws gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • directed by.... - sue wilson

  • 0201The Wedding March20041215

    It's Woodpecker Tapping's wedding day. Everything that could go wrong does.

  • anna maria....alex tregear
  • bapp....paul clarkson
  • bella crackenthorpe....amy shindler
  • bopaddy....John Rowe
  • bunthunder....Sion Probert
  • duke....John Rowe
  • foodle....paul clarkson
  • gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • leonora....amy shindler
  • marchioness....charlotte west-oram
  • old poppytop....Sion Probert
  • servant....John Rowe
  • woodpecker tapping....jason chan
  • directed by....jenny stephens

  • 0202A Sensation Novel2004122220060203

    Ebeneezer Fudge, writer of melodramatic sensation novels, is disturbed when his characters start coming to life and criticising his preposterous plots.

  • alice grey....wendy baxter
  • demon of romance....Nicholas Boulton
  • directed by....Jenny Stephens
  • ebenezer fudge....John Rowe
  • gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • herbert....Jason Chan
  • lady rockalda....Julia Hills
  • sir ruthven glenaloon....Hugh Dickson

  • 0203A Colossal Idea2004122920060210

    On holiday with his wife in Margate, Mr Yellowboy claims to be preparing the 123rd edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

    But his activities are not that innocent.

  • arabella balderby....Sarah Hadland
  • cousin jack....james howard
  • directed by....

    Jenny Stephens

  • gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • guardsman....james howard
  • mr wellington yellowboy....tim hudson
  • mrs amelia yellowboy....bella merlin
  • mrs badger....Tina Gray
  • ticket lady....Tina Gray

  • 0204Tom Cobb, Or Fortune's Toy2005010520060217

    Tom Cobb is engaged to Matilda O'Fipp, but the course of true love never runs smooth.

  • bulstrode....Jason Chan
  • caroline effingham....bella merlin
  • colonel o'flipp....Stephen Hogan
  • directed by - Jenny Stephens
  • gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • matilda o'flipp....sarah corbett
  • tim whipple....james howard
  • tom cobb....Bertie Carvel

  • 0205 LASTThe Realm Of Joy2005011220060224

    A West End play is causing such scandal that respectable Victorian theatregoers can't keep away.

  • directed by - Jenny Stephens
  • gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • jellybag....alexandra delamere
  • mr edgar scruby....tim hudson
  • mr joseph porter....Stephen Hogan
  • mrs hebe porter....bella merlin
  • mrs henrietta scruby....jilly bond
  • mrs spiff....Charlotte West-oram
  • quilsby....jeffrey harmer