Alison Chitty

Review: The Pirates of Penzance (London Coliseum)
Mike Leigh's reverential production of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera returns
Nabucco (Royal Opera House)
The pageant-opera returns, distinguished by a star performance from a true Verdi baritone
Michael Coveney: Will Mike Leigh's Pirates save the ENO?
The legendary director's new production got a muted critical reception but is a much-needed popular success
The Pirates of Penzance (London Coliseum)
Mike Leigh and ENO tackle Gilbert and Sullivan's funniest opera with mixed results