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Virtue In Danger

Book and Lyrics: Paul Dehn. Music: James Bernard.
From Vanbrugh's The Relapse


Mermaid Theatre, 1963

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Mermaid Theatre
Opened: 10th April 1963.
Director: Wendy Toye. Costumes and Scenery Designer: Alix Stone.
Musical Arrangements: Douglas Gamley. Musical Direction: Michael Moores.

CharacterPlayed By
Lord Foppington's servantsJohnnie Parker
Lord Foppington's servantsRichard Pescud
SeamstressMary Denison
Tailor/JusticeKim Grant
Hosier/Sir Tunbelly Clumsey's servantsBryon O'Leary
ShoemakerAlec Bregonzi
Perruquier/Sir Tunbelly Clumsey's servantsMichael ffoulkes
Lord Foppington, newly made a PeerJohn Moffatt
PagePeter Ives
La Varole, valte to FoppingtonChristopher Greatorex
Fashion, impecunious brother to FoppingtonBarrie Ingham
Lory, servant to FashionLewis Fiander
Coupler, a scheming matchmakerRichard Wordsworth
WaiterPaul Tomlinson
Amanda, faithful wife to LovelessJane Wenham
Loveless, erring husband to AmandaAlan Howard
JanitorRaymond Llewellyn
Berinthia, a prospecting widowPatricia Routledge
Doctor SyringeAlan Dudley
Worthy, a philandererBasil Hoskins
Abigail, serving maidDenise Hirst
Blemish, serving maidMargo Cunningham
Miss Hoyden, daughter and heiress to Sir TunbellyPatsy Byrne
Nurse to Miss HoydenGwen Nelson
Sir Tunbelly Clumsey, a wealthy Squire with social aspirationsHamlyn Benson
Bull, an ecclesiasticHarold Innocent
Sir John FriendlyAlec Bregonzi
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The Orchestra
Flute and PiccoloAnthony Walker
Oboe and Cor AnglaisHarold Mier
Clarinet 1 - Bass ClarinetColin Courtney
Clarinet 2 - Bass ClarinetGordon Lewin
BassoonJoseph Castaldini
Horn 1Anthony Randall
Horn 2David Wilkinson
HarpMargaret Conway
PercussionThomas Bleasdale
BassCyril MacArthur
Assistant to Musical Director/HarpsichordGeorge Michie
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