Theatreland Memorabilia

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Iolanthe or The Peer and the Peri

By W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

Productions

Savoy Theatre, 1882
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1962
London Coliseum, 1978, ENO

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Savoy Theatre
First performance: 25th November 1882

CharacterPlayed By
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
First performance: 1st January 1962

CharacterPlayed By
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London Coliseum
First performance: 5th October 1978
ENO (English National Opera) production.
Conductor: Hazel Vivienne. Original Production: Frank Hauser.
Revival production: Hugh Halliday and Eric Shilling. Lighting: Neville Currier.

CharacterPlayed By
Celia, FairyMarilyn Hill Smith
Leila, FairyAnne Conoley
Fieta, FairyShelagh Squires
Queen of the FairiesAnne Collins
Iolanthe, a Fairy, Strephon's MotherJoyce McCrindle
Strephon, an Arcadian ShepherdAlan Opie
Phyllis, an Arcadian Shepherdess and Ward in ChancerySally Burgess
Earl of MountaratIan Caddy
Earl TrollollerTerry Jenkins
The Lord ChancellorEric Shilling
Private WillisJohn Tomlinson

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