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Yeomen of the Guard 1916D'Oyly Carte Opera Company

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Despite being by far the most serious of the G & S repertoire, Yeomen was hugely popular, and was given twice, including Saturday evening.


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

Phoebe Meryll Sergeant Meryll's Daughter

Nellie Briercliffe (Sep 6)

Sergeant Meryll of the Yeomen of the Guard

Leicester Tunks (Sep 6)

Dame Carruthers Housekeeper to the Tower

Bertha Lewis (Sep 6)

Leonard Meryll Sergeant Meryll's Son

Lovat Crosley (Sep 6)

Second Yeoman

Joe Ruff (Sep 6)

Colonel Fairfax under sentence of death

Lyon Mackie (Sep 6)

Sir Richard Cholmondeley Lieutenant of the Tower

Frederick Hobbs (Sep 6)

Wilfred Shadbolt Head Jailer and Assistant Tormentor

Fred Billington (Sep 6)

Jack Point a Strolling Jester

Henry Lytton (Sep 6)

Elsie Maynard a Strolling Singer

Phyllis Smith (Sep 6)

Kate Dame Carruthers' Niece

Phyllis Ferguson (Sep 6)

Performance DatesYeomen of the Guard 1916

Map List

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

6 Sep, 19.15 9 Sep, 19.00

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