The Gondoliers 1954
                                  
or 'The King of Barataria'

 

Dates

Monday   5th April 1954 - Saturday  10th April 1954

Evenings at 7.30pm.

 

Venue

The Winter Gardens Cinema, Hoylake


Producer

             
                      Jack Hughes

 

 

Musical Director


             Bernard Sephton

 

 

Lyrics by

WS Gilbert

Music by

Arthur Sullivan

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Dramatis Personae

 

The Duke of Plaza-Toro  ( a Grandee of Spain )

Tom Heap

Luiz  ( his attendant )

Sam Sherlock

Don Alhambra del Bolero ( the Grand Inquisitor )

Bob Brown

Marco Palmieri         ]

John Stone

Guiseppe Palmieri    ]

William Jones

Antonio                      ]    Venetian

Fred Brockbank

Francesco                  ]    Gondoliers

Bill Winship

Georgio                      ]

Joe Borrowscale

Annibale                     ]

Bill Winship

The Duchess of Plaza-Toro

Joyce Johnston

Casilda ( her daughter )

Jennifer Leach-Smith

Gianetta                     ]

Margaret Hale

Tessa                         ]    Contadine

Eileen Bonner

Fiametta                    ]`

Julie M Ashworth

Vittoria                      ]

Brenda G Roach

Giulia                         ]

Jacqueline Sherlock

Inez    ( the King's Foster-Mother )

May Douthwaite

Drummer Boy

'Belinda'

 

 

Ladies of the Chorus

Gentlemen of the Chorus

 

 

Mary Bain

B Aldridge

Hilda Bethell

Colin Bain

Pamela Corlett

TF Bibby

C Edwards

AR Davies

V Green

Eric Grindrod

G Gibson

J Kedewell

P Grindrod

JR Pocock

Daphne Hobkinson

AA Miller

Barbara Howard

G Morris

W Lancaster

C Roberts

Maureen Lowe

Peter Ryder

N Park

Charles Smith

R Royden

Ken Unsworth

S Smith

 

Eileen Rowntree

 

Margaret Whitaker

 

H Wilson

 

AE Winship

 

Jill Winship

 

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Production photographs


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Tom Heap ( the Duke of Plaza-Toro and Jacqueline Sherlock ( Giulia )

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Production Team

 

Hon Accompanist

M Leach-Smith

Hon. Wardrobe Mistress

Mrs V Ashworth

Hon. Asst. Wardrobe Mistress

Mrs G Wood

Hon. Stage Director

JP Hindley

Hon. Stage Manager

Mervyn D Henderson

Hon. Asst. Stage Manager and Electrician

D S Williams

Make up

Mrs Tom Williams

 

Miss Valerie Bamford

 

Miss Paddy Durrant

 

Mrs A Bouskill

Properties

Mrs N Hindley

 

Miss H Rogers

The Stage Group

J Benton

 

E Chapman

 

I Houston

 

D Johnston

 

G Spillane

 

N Steggles

 

J Verrinder

Prompter

Mrs Brenda Woodall

Joint House managers

W Reynolds-Jones

 

W Leach-Smith

Stewards

W Beattie Patterson

 

WG Henshilwood

Costumes

Charles H Fox Ltd, London

Scenery

Bert Loman Ltd, Manchester

Electrical Fittings by

Strand Electric Co Ltd, Manchester

Grand Pianoforte by

Crane & SonsLtd

Ticket Secretary

JT Grindrod

Programme Secretary

W Leach-Smith

Publicity

J Benton

Advertisement Secretary

Mrs R Caidan

Hon Auditor

Raymond Law CA

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Orchestra

 

Violins

Oboe

John Morava ( Leader )

D Stevens

R Growcott

Clarinets

B Turner

GF Callis

A Milton

F Miller

MC Jones

Trumpets

Cello

D Bruce

J Clarkson

Trombone

Bass

L Salt

FC Robinson

Percussion

Flute

S Case

R Hannah

 

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Programme


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Press reports


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Committee and Officers

President

Councillor GA Coard

 

 

Vice-President

Miss Maud Carpenter MA

 

 

Committee

 

 

 

Chairman

Tom Williams Esq MBE

Secretary

Mrs EM Bonner BA

Treasurer

W Leach-Smith Esq

 

 

Colin Bain Esq

Miss NE Hudson MA

J Benton Esq

Mrs M Leach-Smith

Mrs GA Coard

W Reynolds-Jones Esq

JT Grindrod Esq

Mrs W Reynolds-Jones

WB Henshilwood

DS Williams Esq BA

 

 

Casting Committee

 

Mrs E Evans

Tom Williams  MBE

WB Henshilwood

Mrs NL Worley

Miss NE Hudson MA

 

 

 

Social Committee

 

 

 

Chairman

Mrs F Reynolds-Jones

Secretary

Mrs NL Worley Esq

Treasurer

Mrs EC Jacob

 

 

Mrs I Ashworth

Mrs M Leach-Smith

Mrs EM Bonner BA

Mrs E Prytherch

Mrs R Caidan

W Leach-SmithEsq

Mrs M Coard

Mrs I Smith

Mrs E Evans