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Bohemian Girl 1902J W Turner's English Opera Company

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J W Turner had brought his company to Scotland regularly over the previous fifteen years with its repertoire of popular hits. Govan may have seemed off the beaten track, but it probably gave the company access to an audience that tended not to frequent the central Glasgow houses.

A programme in the OperaScotland collection gives casts for the first three evenings of the Govan visit, with Maritana on Monday, Daughter of the Regiment on Tuesday and this Bo Girl on the Wednesday.

The following month (week commencing 20 October) they were in Dundee, with a programme that ran: Mon Maritana; Tue Daughter of the Regiment; Wed Maritana; Thu Puritan's Daughter; Fri Faust; Sat Bohemian Girl.

Performance Cast

Arline Arnheim's daughter

Miss W Woolstenholme

Thaddeus a proscribed Pole

Mr J W Turner

Count Arnheim Governor of Pressburg

Dillon Shallard

Queen of the Gypsies

Edmée de Dreux

Devilshoof leader of the gypsies

Sidney Clifford

Florestein nephew of the Count

Richard Cummings

Buda Arline's nurse

Maud Esdale

Performance DatesBohemian Girl 1902

Map List

Lyceum Theatre, Govan | Govan

24 Sep, 19.30

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

25 Oct, 19.30

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