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20 Jan 2006

No Gaddafi? Send for Gilbert and Sullivan

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?view=DETAILS&grid=P8&xml=/arts/2006/01/18/bmrup18.xml

gaddafi.jpg[Daily Telegraph, 18 January 2006]

There is a deliciously Gilbertian irony to one of the lesser embarrassments that has hit English National Opera in the last year.

Its intriguing commission of a new opera from the bhangra-fusion hard-ragga-jungle band Asian Dub Foundation on the subject of Colonel Gaddafi has faltered.

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