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Patience 1916D'Oyly Carte Opera Company

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Given that this had been a particularly topical satire in its day, and that the target of that satire, Oscar Wilde had been dead for fifteen years, it is perhaps surprising that this work remained popular.


D'Oyly Carte Scottish tour - 1916

The repertoire or this tour included Trial By Jury,  The Sorcerer,  Patience,  Iolanthe,  The Mikado,  The Yeomen of the Guard and The Gondoliers.

The schedule for the Dundee week is as follows:

Dundee, w/c 4 September:  Mon 4 Gondoliers;  Tue 5 Patience;  Wed 6 Yeomen of the Guard;  Thu 7 Mikado;  Fri 8 Trial by Jury & Sorcerer;  Sat 9 m Iolanthe;  Sat 9 e Yeomen of the Guard.

Other dates (Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen) to be confirmed.

Performance Cast

Lady Angela a rapturous maiden

Nellie Briercliffe (Sep 5)

Lady Saphir a rapturous maiden

Betty Grylls (Sep 5)

Lady Ella a rapturous maiden

Phyllis Smith (Sep 5)

Lady Jane a rapturous maiden

Bertha Lewis (Sep 5)

Patience a Dairy Maid

Elsie McDermid (Sep 5)

Colonel Calverley an Officer of Dragoon Guards

Frederick Hobbs (Sep 5)

Lieutenant The Duke of Dunstable an Officer of Dragoon Guards

Dewey Gibson (Sep 5)

Major Murgatroyd an Officer of Dragoon Guards

Allen Morris (Sep 5)

Reginald Bunthorne a Fleshly Poet

Henry Lytton (Sep 5)

Archibald Grosvenor an Idyllic Poet

Leicester Tunks (Sep 5)

Performance DatesPatience 1916

Map List

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

5 Sep, 19.15

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