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Faust 1945Carl Rosa Opera Company

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Cast details taken from the Daily Record (3 May). The short review spoke of the big audience, of the magnificent Mephistopheles and of the 'restrained but effective' Marguerite.

The 1945 tour consisted of two weeks in Edinburgh, followed by two in Aberdeen then four in Glasgow.

W/c 26 Mar Edinburgh: Mon Tosca; Tue Traviata; Wed m Butterfly; Wed e Rigoletto; Thu Bohème; Fri Tosca; Sat m Cav & Pag; Sat e Trovatore.

W/c 2 Apr Edinburgh: Mon Faust; Tue Rigoletto; Wed m Cav & Pag; Wed e Tosca; Thu Butterfly; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Hoffmann; Sat e Faust.

W/c 9 Apr Aberdeen: Mon Tales of Hoffmann; Tue Butterfly; Wed m Cav & Pag; Wed e Faust; Thu Bohème; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Trovatore.

W/c 16 Apr Aberdeen: Mon Cav & Pag; Tue Rigoletto; Wed m Traviata; Wed e Hoffmann; Thu Trovatore; Fri Butterfly; Sat m Bohème; Sat e Faust.

W/c 23 Apr Glasgow: Mon Tosca; Tue Hoffmann; Wed m Butterfly; Wed e Traviata; Thu Tosca; Fri Rigoletto; Sat m Cav & Pag; Sat e Bohème.

W/c 30 Apr Glasgow: Mon Trovatore; Tue Traviata; Wed m Bohème; Wed e Faust; Thu Barber; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Tosca; Sat e Rigoletto.

W/c 7 May Glasgow: Mon Faust; Tue Tosca; Wed m Hoffmann; Wed e Cav & Pag; Thu Bohème; Fri Butterfly; Sat m Trovatore; Sat e Barber.

W/c 14 May Glasgow: Mon Butterfly; Tue Barber; Wed Faust; Wed e Bohème; Thu Tosca; Fri Hoffmann; Sat m Butterfly; Sat e Faust.

Performances of Cav & Pag were accompanied by those of nine other operas.

Performance Cast

Siébel a student of Dr Faust, in love with Marguerite

Catherine Lawson

Valentin Marguerite's brother

Otakar Kraus

Faust a learned doctor

John Myrddin


Joan Hammond

Méphistophélès the devil

Martin Lawrence

Production Cast


Harold Gray (2 May)

Performance DatesFaust 1945

Map List

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

2 Apr, 19.00 7 Apr, 19.00

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

11 Apr, 19.15 21 Apr, 19.15

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

2 May, 19.00 7 May, 19.00 16 May, 14.00 19 May, 19.00

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