Nanki-Poo

Nanki-Poo

emperor’s son disguised as a minstrel. [Br. Opera: The Mikado, Magill I, 591–592]

Nanki-Poo

wins Yum-Yum despite his self-exile to defy his father’s commands. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Mikado]
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Ko-Ko is in love with Yum-Yum and they are due to marry but the wand'ring minstrel Nanki-Poo - really the son of The Mikado in disguise - has returned to Titipu to claim Yum-Yum, whom he loves.
Gilbert & Sullivan, The Mikado, Act I (Nanki-Poo)
Richard Munday's Nanki-Poo was given here as a slightly mystified stalwart, and carried his love affair off with great alomb.
IT'S a fun, if slightly bizarre night at the theatre in the company of Yum Yum, Ko-Ko and Nanki-Poo.
It's a fun, if slightly bizarre night at the Theatre Royal in the company of Yum Yum, Ko-Ko and Nanki-Poo.
The production is directed by Martin Lloyd-Evans and the cast includes Richard Suart as Ko-Ko, Nicholas Sharratt as Nanki-Poo, Rebecca Bottone as Yum-Yum and Sioned Gwen Davies as Pitti-Sing.
Nicholas Sharratt as the tragic hero Nanki-Poo has a spectacular voice but his performance was spoiled by an irritating speech impediment, used to give emphasis to the upper-class fool role.
Martin Sadd was a tall and commanding Nanki-Poo, his voice equally so, though perhaps a trifle heavy for the part.
There's also Nanki-Poo, who has disguised himself to escape from ugly noblewoman Katisha.
There's also Nanki-Poo, who has disguised himself to escape from ugly noblewoman Katisha; and Yum-Yum, who happens to be in love with Nanki-Poo.
In Act II, Pooh-Bah is directed by Ko-Ko to officiate at the marriage of Nanki-Poo and Yum-Yum.
Among those taking the leading roles are: Paul Richmond as Nanki-Poo; Gerald Tinson as Pooh Bah; Michael Robinson as Pish Tush; and Di Schofield as Katisha.