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Yeomen of the Guard 1889Mr R D'Oyly Carte's Opera Company

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The cast for the first tour of Yeomen was largely familiar. By the time of the second visit in the autumn, Fred Billington had settled on the role of Wilfred, and sang it throughout his career, but here can also be seen as the Sergeant.

Casts from theatre programmes in Lamb Collection, Dundee City Library.

Additional Scottish tour dates to be confirmed.

Performance Cast

Phoebe Meryll Sergeant Meryll's Daughter

Haidee Crofton

Sergeant Meryll of the Yeomen of the Guard

Fred Billington (Jan)

George Marler (Sep)

Dame Carruthers Housekeeper to the Tower

Elsie Cameron

Leonard Meryll Sergeant Meryll's Son

Frank Tebbutt (Jan)

Walter Fisher (Sep)

Sir Richard Cholmondeley Lieutenant of the Tower

Hervet d' Egville

Colonel Fairfax under sentence of death

Charles Conyers

First Yeoman

Mr H Le Maistre

Wilfred Shadbolt Head Jailer and Assistant Tormentor

David Fisher jnr (Jan)

Fred Billington (Sep)

Jack Point a Strolling Jester

George Thorne

Elsie Maynard a Strolling Singer

Margaret Cockburn

Kate Dame Carruthers' Niece

Annie Harding

Performance DatesYeomen of the Guard 1889

Map List

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

21 Jan, 19.30 22 Jan, 19.30 23 Jan, 19.30 24 Jan, 19.30 25 Jan, 19.30 26 Jan, 14.00 26 Jan, 19.00 16 Sep, 19.30 17 Sep, 19.30 18 Sep, 19.30 19 Sep, 19.30 20 Sep, 19.30 21 Sep, 14.00 21 Sep, 19.00

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