Programme cover for The Yeomen of the Guard 1955

Producer and Stage Director: Lawson Mackay

Musical Director: John Sealey

by Gilbert and Sullivan


Sir Richard Cholmondeley - Austen Hooker

Colonel Fairfax - Harry Ford

Sergeant Meryll - Robert Wilton

Leonard Meryll - Walter Urry

Jack Point - Bertram Dobson

Wilfred Shadbolt - Horace Taylor

The Headsman - Reginald Parsons

First Yeoman - Mervyn Hayne

Second Yeoman - Alfred Lambert

First Citizen - Raymond Hutchings

Second Citizen - Lionel Chew

Elsie Maynard - Patricia Knight

Phoebe Meryll - Ann Hillier

Dame Carruthers - Rita Owton

Kate - Margaret Paling

Chorus of Citizens

Heather Baker, Joceylyn Beecham, Violet Bland, Valerie Chambers, Gillian Cowley, Margaret Elton, John Elton, Alfred Morgan, Muriel Fisher, Madeline Furmidge, Mary Harris, Irene Hayne, Lisbeth Illingworth, Jane Mills, Leslie Pickett, Roy Portsmouth, Margaret Morgan, Iris O'Grady, Barbara Payne, Clarice Portsmouth, Doreen Punter, Marjorie Williams, Eric Richardson, William Snow

Yeomen of the Guard

Ronald Baverstock, Jack Douglas, Gerald Harding, Colin Harris, John O'Grady, Cecil Sacree, Paul Tipple, Geoffrey Wilson

Assistant Headsmen

Trevor Sacree, David Tizzard


John Wright


John Hillier, Henry Pearce, Peter Roberts, Ronald Williams

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