NBC Evening News for Friday, May 15, 1981
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(Studio) D'Oyly Carte Opera Company noted in financial straits; Gilbert and Sullivan mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Stratford on Avon, England) D'Oyly Carte's history and economy problems examined; scenes from prods. shown. Royal arts cncl.'s refusal to help noted. [Performer Betty Lloyd JONES - criticizes cncl.] D'Oyly Carte recalled introduction William Gilbert to Arthur Sullivan; details given. Company's current satires, include New York City product of "The Pirates of Penzance", discussed.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory
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