[Answer For] Today we’re in the Cornish harbour town of Penzance. Who wrote its namesake comic opera, the Pirates of Penzance?

The Quiz: Today we’re in the Cornish harbour town of Penzance. Who wrote its namesake comic opera, the Pirates of Penzance?

A Lennon and McCartney
B Simon and Garfunkel
C Gilbert and Sullivan

This Victorian-era theatrical partnership was made up of dramatist WS Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. They created 14 comic operas between 1871 and 1896, including The Pirates of Penzance and HMS Pinafore.

The correct answer to this quiz is Gilbert and Sullivan.

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