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Iolanthe (1955)

or The Peer and the Peri

Performed at: The Arthur Worthington Hall


Lord Chancellor
Geoffrey Furness
Earl of Mountararat
Christian Van Hoorn
Earl of Tolloller
Ronald Peet
Private Willis (Grenadier Guards)
Derek Hetherington
Strephon (an Arcadian Shepherd)
John Beazley
Queen of the Fairies
Josephine Bowers
Iolanthe (a Fairy, Strephon's Mother)
Margaret Jinks
Rosemary Teague
Margaret Turner
Constance Friend
Phyllis (Arcadian Shepherdess & Ward in Chancery)
Jessie Grundy
Chorus of Fairies
Pat Addison, Dawn Clifford, Jean Fowler, Enid Greenhalgh, Molly Harrison, Julia Hodgson, Sheila Hollingshead, Esther McCormick, Judith McDonnell, Christine Maden, Thelma Meredith, Jennifer Pepper, Pamela Ward, Marina Williamson, Shelia Wilson.
Chorus of Peers
R. B. Adcock, A. E. Ashworth, M. L. Baumber, D. H. Grahame, B. Hall, D. B. Hartley, D. Hetherington, P. J. Kelly, R.J. Martin, B. Porter, B. Sandford, K. Sansom, D. Skepper, A. J. Tay!or, A. Teague, J. K. Wood.


Musical Director
Norman Spooner
Stage Director
John Crowther
Sheila Quain
Stage Manager
Jeffrey Schofield
Assistant Stage Manager
Michael Ruddock
Keith Norbury-Butteriss
Make up
George Chivers
William Dunn
Business Manager
Michael Baumber
House Manager
Brian Snowdon


by permission of Bridget D'Oyly Carte


March 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th, 1955
at 7-15 p.m.


Act I
An Arcadian Landscape
Act II
Palace Yard, Westminster
Costumes by B. J. Simmons & CO., Covent Garden
The Society and Committee wish to tender their thanks to the Arthur Worthington Hall Committee and all others who have helped this production in any way.
Hosted by CompSoc Manchester