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A highly-coloured version of The Mikado by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
Adapted for television by Alan Melville
starring Harry Worth as Ko-Ko with Richard Wattis as Pooh-Bah, Hattie Jacques as Katisha, and guest star, Cyril Ritchard as the Mikado
Featuring Mary Millar as Yum-Yum, Valentine Palmer as Nanki-Poo, Julian Orchard as the Lord Chamberlain
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Author: W.S. Gilbert
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Adapted for television by: Alan Melville
Choreography: Irving Davies
Orchestrations: Arthur Wilkinson
Musical Director: Harry Rabinowitz
Chorus-Master: Fred Tomlinson
Costume Designer: Mary Woods
Make-up: Toni Chapman
Designer: Mel Cornish
Producer: David Croft
Ko-Ko: Harry Worth
Pooh-Bah: Richard Wattis
Katisha: Hattie Jacques
The Mikado: Cyril Ritchard
Yum-Yum: Mary Millar
Nanki-Poo: Valentine Palmer
The Lord Chamberlain: Julian Orchard
Pitti-Sing: Patricia Bredin
Peep-Bo: Geraldene Morrow
The Gatekeeper: John Inman

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