The Gondoliers

gondoliers_giuseppe_costume.pngHilary Finch at the Coliseum [Times Online, 20 November 2006]
You canít blame easyjet for everything, but Venice isnít quite the remote and exotic dream that it was in the days of Marco Polo ó or of Gilbert and Sullivan. A company has to work pretty hard to make The Gondoliers a hot ticket ó and English National Operaís first staging doesnít really work quite hard enough.