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Patience 1884Mr R D'Oyly Carte's Opera Company

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Patience had, by this time, been touring for some time, and none of the soloists play a prominent role in the company's history. Indeed, Josephine Findlay, in the title role, was clearly a promotion from the chorus, having appeared in a tiny solo role in an earlier tour of Pirates.

The curtain-raiser on this tour was A Private Wire, a 'New and Original Comedietta' with music by Percy Reeve and words by Arnold Felix and Frank Desprez.

Cast is from The Comet (Lamb Collection, Dundee City Library).

Further Scottish tour dates to be confirmed.

Performance Cast

Lady Angela a rapturous maiden

Rose Husk

Lady Saphir a rapturous maiden

Blanche Symonds

Lady Ella a rapturous maiden

Mina Rowley

Lady Jane a rapturous maiden

Elsie Cameron

Patience a Dairy Maid

Josephine Findlay

Colonel Calverley an Officer of Dragoon Guards

G Byron Browne

Major Murgatroyd an Officer of Dragoon Guards

Mr H Halley

Lieutenant The Duke of Dunstable an Officer of Dragoon Guards

Mr R Christian

Reginald Bunthorne a Fleshly Poet

Wilfred E Shine

Archibald Grosvenor an Idyllic Poet

Walter Greyling

Mr Bunthorne's Solicitor

Mr G Wilmot

Production Cast


Isaac South

Performance DatesPatience 1884

Map List

Theatre Royal, Dundee | Dundee

12 May, 19.30 13 May, 19.30 14 May, 19.30 15 May, 19.30 16 May, 19.30 17 May, 19.00

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