Colonel Fairfax is a character from the opera “The Yeomen of the Guard” with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It premiered at the Savoy Theatre on October 3, 1888.
Gilbert and Sullivan collaborated on 14 operas from 1871 to 1896. Since then, they’ve become the most frequently performed series of operas in history and are still performed throughout the world today. Royal Doulton’s Gilbert and Sullivan series pays homage to some of their most popular characters..