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Event  From 25/9/1886 

Categories: Theatre

Comic opera set in rural Kent in 1740. The plot surrounds the Squire's daughter, Dorothy and her cousin Lydia, who, tired of the social rounds, decide to pose as villagers during the festival of the Hop Pole. It played for 931 performances, breaking every London long-run record.

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