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Martha 1970Scottish Opera

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This lengthy Opera For All tour continued with the original cast still in harness. As in the previous autumn, the other operas in rep were Traviata and Don Pasquale. In the following October the Donizetti was retired, to be replaced by a new production of Rossini's Cinderella.

The spring 1970 itinerary includes: 15 Jan (Glasgow),  22 Jan (Troon), 23 Jan (Stranraer), 3 Feb (Keighley), 7 Feb (Sedbergh), 10 Feb (Skipton), 15 Feb (Chester), 19 Feb (Barnsley), 27 Feb (Saddleworth, 12 Mar (Goole), 14 Mar (Scunthorpe), 20 Mar (London), 3 & 5 Jun (Dundee).

The autumn tour was: 24 Oct (Perth), 26 October (Kirkcudbright), 29 October (Hamilton), 

Performance Cast

Lady Harriet Durham Maid of Honour to Queen Anne

Heather Howson

Nancy maid to Lady Harriet

Moyra Paterson

Sir Tristram Mickleford Lady Harriet's cousin

Norman White

Plunkett a wealthy young farmer

Peter Lyon

Lionel Plunkett's foster-brother

Alexander Morrison

Performance DatesMartha 1970

Map List

Concert Hall, Troon | Troon

22 Jan, 19.30

Ryan Centre | Stranraer, Wigtownshire

23 Jan, 19.30

Sedbergh School | Sedbergh, Cumbria

7 Feb, 19.30

Gateway Theatre, Chester | Chester

15 Feb, 19.30

Whitehall Theatre | Dundee

3 Jun, 19.30 5 Jun, 19.30

Perth Theatre | Perth

24 Oct, 19.30

Kirkcudbright Academy | Kirkcudbright

26 Oct, 19.30

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