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Mary, Queen of Scots

By Thea Musgrave, based on a play by Amalia Elguera

Productions

Edinburgh International Festival, 1977
Sadler's Wells Theatre, 1980, Scottish Opera

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Edinburgh International Festival
1977

CharacterPlayed By
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
2nd and 4th April 1980
Scottish Opera company.
Conductor: Meredith Davies. Original production: Colin Graham.
Restaging: John Lawson Graham. Set designers: Robin Don and Colin Graham.
Cosume Designer: Alex Reid. Choreographer: Peter Darrell.
Assistant Choreographer: Jim Hastie. Fight Director: Craig Coussins.
Lighting: Charles Bristow and Victor Lockwood.

CharacterPlayed By
Cardinal BeatonIan Comboy
James Stewart, Earl of MorayMalcolm Donnelly
Earl of RuthvenJohn Robertson
Earl of MortonDonald Maxwell
Mary, Queen of ScotlandCatherine Wilson
James Hepburn, Earl of BothwellGregory Dempsey
The Four Maries: Mary SetonLinda Ormiston
The Four Maries: Mary BeatonJoan Colledge
The Four Maries: Mary LivingstonUna Buchanan
The Four Maries: Mary FlemingCarole Whyld
Lord GordonKeith Brookes
Henry, Lord DarnleyDavid Hillman
David RiccioIan Comboy
Socttish Opera Chorus
DirectorJohn Currie
Deputy DirectorIan Robertson
ManagerGaetano Rea
SopranosJulia Birch, Una Buchanan, Joan Colledge, Ann Dempsey, Faith Elliott, Ellen Jackson, Elaine MacKillop, Llyndall Trotman, Marjory Williamson
MezzosLesley Boyd, Rosanne Brackenridge, Sally Erskine, Jane Guy, Moyra Paterson, Shirley Thomas, Carole Whyld
TenorsDavid Aldred, Peter Bodenham, John Brackenridge, Jim Croom, Peter Dempsey, Stuart Gardner, Declan McCusker, Grant McGeoghie, Paul Strathearn
BassesRobert Alderson, Keith Brookes, Geoffrey Davidson, Philip Cox, Thom Irvine, Halcro Johnston, Ian McKinven, Gaetano Rea, Nigel Hamilton Shaw
Scottish Opera OrchestraLeader: Angus Anderson

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