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Waterman 1870Corri's Grand English Opera Company

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The afterpiece was a requirement when theatres needed to give full value to audience members who were not obliged to dash off to catch last trains or ferries. Dibdin's little charmer seems to have been seen as a suitable complement to any kind of piece - the three Dundee performances followed Lucrezia Borgia, La Sonnambula and The Barber oif Seville, respectively.

There was a further tradition of interpolating additional songs from other sources. One of the most common was 'The Death of Nelson', a popular number composed many decades before by the famous tenor, John Braham.

Further dates to be confirmed.

Performance Cast

Mr Bundle

Mr T A Wylde (Mar 19)

Mrs Bundle

Emma Millar (Mar 19)

Wilhelmina Miss Bundle

Fanny Harrison (Mar 19)


Mr C M Blythe (Mar 19)

Tom Tug the Waterman

William Parkinson (Mar 19)

Production Cast


John Pew (Mar 19)

Performance DatesWaterman 1870

Map List

Theatre Royal, Dundee | Dundee

19 Mar, 19.30 23 Mar, 19.30 24 Mar, 19.30

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