Merrie old show hits festival

Earl of Essex (Nic Wilson) and Queen Elizabeth I (Liz McKenzie)..
Earl of Essex (Nic Wilson) and Queen Elizabeth I (Liz McKenzie)..

Matlock Gilbert and Sullivan Society present their production of Merrie England at an acclaimed festival this weekend.

Company member Max Taylor has adapted Edward German’s work to suit the scale of the small company and band of musicians.

The show will be staged at the Pavilion Arts Theatre on Sunday, July 29, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

Merrie England forms part of the Buxton International G&S Festival.