Poster for Merrie England - Winchester Musicals and Opera Society - April 2006

Director - Geoffrey Burnaby

Musical Director - Derek Beck

Choreography - Suzanne Hall

Operetta by Edward German, with lyrics by Basil Hood

CHARACTERS IN ORDER OF RANK

Queen Elizabeth I - Joyce Smith

Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex - Adrian Hickford

Sir Walter Raleigh - Daniel Hickson

Bessie Throckmorton - Sarah Whlker

Whiter Wilkins - Brian Hurst

Long Tom - Andrew Hartley

Big Ben - Rick Bremner

A tailor - Vernon Tottle

A baker - David Anderson

A tinker - Martin Larcombe
A butcher - Bob Jones

A mead seller - David Rowe 

The May Queen - Carole Lilly

Kate - Anne Croudass

Jill-All-Alone - Lizzie Gilbert

Basil Hood (the narrator) - Clive Burgess

 

CHORUS OF WINDSOR TOWNFOLK

Sue Aiken, Gill Beck, Jacqui Beckingham, Hannah Benwell, Margaret Bone, Clare Britton, Emma-Claire Crook, Michelle Crorie, Elizabeth Duff, Pam Farren, Jill Fitzpatrick, Tilia Hedstrom, Annette Hilton, Louise Hodson, Grace Honeysett, Linda Howard, Jan Gwynne Howell , Pamela Jones, Margaret Millen, Nicola Moore, Helen O’Sullivan, Gill Russell, Frances Stirrup, Mary Twomey, Nathalie Walker, Heather Williamson, Alex Bond, Alan Matheson, David Tatnall 

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