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Gondoliers 1891Mr R D'Oyly Carte's Principal Repertoire Company

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Only a few months after its first national tour, there was no sign of any fall in popularity for The Gondoliers. Here it featured in a mixed repertoire, touring with The Mikado, The Yeomen of the Guard, and later on, Iolanthe.

During the September week there were only two performances of The Gondoliers in Aberdeen, both on the Saturday, where Dundee had three. This was due to the fact that, for the first time ever, a touring theatre company had been 'commanded' to go to the ballroom at Balmoral on Friday, to slip in an extra performance of The Mikado.

Further dates to be added.

Performance Cast

Gianetta a Contadina

Rose Hervey (Aug, Sep)

Margaret Cockburn (Dec)

Tessa a Contadina

Haidee Crofton (Aug, Sep)

Dorothy Vane (Dec)

Marco Palmieri a Venetian Gondolier

Richard Clarke

Giuseppe Palmieri a Venetian Gondolier

Charles R Walenn (Aug, Sep)

Mr J J Fitzgibbon (Dec)

Antonio a Venetian Gondolier

Edward White (Dec)

Duke of Plaza-Toro a Grandee of Spain

George Thorne

Duchess of Plaza-Toro

Kate Forster

Casilda daughter of the Duke and Duchess

Mary Morrison

Luiz the Duke's Attendant

Thomas Redmond

Don Alhambra del Bolero the Grand Inquisitor

Fred Billington

Performance DatesGondoliers 1891

Map List

Royalty, Glasgow | Glasgow

13 Aug, 19.30 14 Aug, 19.30 15 Aug, 19.15 19 Aug, 19.30

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

28 Aug, 19.30 29 Aug, 14.00

Her Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

5 Sep, 14.30 5 Sep, 19.30 30 Dec, 19.30 31 Dec, 19.30

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

11 Sep, 19.30 12 Sep, 14.30 12 Sep, 19.00 16 Dec, 19.30 21 Dec, 19.30

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