25/05/1878 Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "H.M.S. Pinafore" premieres in London
I am the Captain of the Pinafore - H.M.S. Pinafore
HMS Pinafore, The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
HMS Pinafore interview with Rob Herriot
HMS Pinafore, The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company - 2017 Tour
H.M.S. Pinafore is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It opened at the Opera Comique in London and ran for 571 performances, which was the 2nd longest run of any musical theatre piece up to that time. H.M.S. Pinafore was Gilbert and Sullivan's fourth operatic collaboration.