Theatreland Memorabilia

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H.M.S. Pinafore (or The Lass that/who Loved a Sailor)

Wriet: W. S. Gilbert. Composer: Arthur Sullivan.

Productions

Sadler's Wells Theatre, 1969 - 1970, D'Oyly Carte
Buxton Opera House, 2012, Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company

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Sadler's Wells Theatre
Double bill with Trial By Jury
Thursday 18th - Saturday 20th December 1969, Thursday 29th - Saturday 31st January and Monday 9th - Wednesday 11th February 1970.
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
Musical Director: James Walker. Director of Productions: Herbert Newby.
Settings Designer: Peter Goffin. Back Cloth Designers and Painters: Joseph and Phil Harker.

CharacterPlayed By
The Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B., First Lord of the AdmiraltyJohn Reed
Capt. Corcoran, commanding H.M.S. PinaforeThomas Lawlor
Ralph Rackstraw, Able SeamanRalph Mason
Dick Deadeye, Able SeamanJohn Ayldon
Bill Bobstay, BoatswainJon Ellison
Bob Beckett, Boatswain's Mate (Carpenter)Arthur Jackson
Josephine, the Captain's DaughterAnne Guthrie
Hebe, Sir Joseph's First CousinPauline Wales
Mrs. Cripps (Little Buttercup), a Portsmouth Bumboat WomanChristene Palmer

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Buxton Opera House
Friday 10th, Saturday 11th & Saturday 18th August 2012
(additional performance on Saturday 25th August 2012 at Harrogate Royal Hall)
The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company. Director: Cav. Vivian Coates.
Conductor: Timothy Henty. Choreographer: Mary MacDonagh.
Lighting Design: Peter Blackmore. Set Design: Paul Lazell.
Costumes: The Costume Store. Wigs: Joan Preston.

CharacterPlayed By
The Rt. Hon Si Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty)Simon Butteriss
Captain Corcoran (Commanding H.M.S. Pinafore)Ian Belsey
Ralph Rackstraw (Able Seaman)Oliver White
Dick Deadeye (Able Seaman)Philip Cox
Bill Bobstay (Boatswain's Mate)Alastair McCall
Bob Becket (Carpenter's Mate)Curtis Dabek
Josephine (The Carpenter's Daughter)Charlotte Page
Hebe (Sir Joseph Porter's First Cousin)Angela Simkin
Mrs. Cripps (Little Buttercup)Sylvia Clarke
First Lord's Sisters, His Cousins, His Aunts, Sailors, Marines, etcCharlotte Baptie, Lesley Cox, Tammy Davies, Naomi Kilby, Claire Lees, Theda Lehmann, Victoria Manders-Wood, Carla Maney, Gemma Morsley, Charlotte Pearson, Lina Saavedra,
Fred Broom, Mark Burns, Mark Cunningham, Curtis Dabek, Clement Hetherington, Joseph Houston, David Jones, Matthew Kimble, Stephen Jeffery, Alastair McCall, Simon Pontin, Jon Wood

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