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Winchester Amateur Operatic Society - WAOS - Utopia Limited - May 1958 - Guildhall Winchester


Programme cover for Utopia Limited
Click on cover to view full show programme

Producer and Stage Director: Gladwys Starling 

Musical Director: John Sealey

Dances: Marjorie Williams

By Gilbert and Sullivan


King Paramount - Horace Taylor

Scaphio - Raymond Allen 

Phantis -Edward Willis

Tarara - Paul Brown

Calynx - John Spalding

Lord Dramaleigh - Bryon Cavill

Captain Fitzbattleaxe - Mervyn Hayne

Captain Sir Edward Corcoran - Ernest Cox

Mr. Goldbury - Bertram Dobson

Sir Bailey Barre - Alfred Lambert

Mr. Blushington - Robert McKenna

The Princess Zara - Mary Spalding

The Princess Nekaya - Muriel Fisher

The Princess Kalyba - Christine Hemming

The Lady Sophy - Dorothy Crosby

Salata - Margaret Bone

Melene - Anne Whittle

Phylla - Barbara Payne

Utopian Ladies, Ladies in Waiting, Debutantes and Pages

Valerie Bell, Cynthia Burton, Joy Church, Gillian Eldridge, Margaret Elton, Josephine Fulford, Madeline Furmidge, Stella Harding, Irene Hayne, Joy Hicks, Susan Jones, Anna Layton, Kathleen Neall, Iris O'Grady, Clarice Portsmouth, Vera Portsmouth, Ann Shawyer, Ann Williams, Marjorie Williams

First Life Guards, Utopian Guards, Nobles and Fan Bearers

Ronald Baverstock, Roland Belcher, Roger Bevan, John Blake, Bert Clague, Peter Graper, Gerald Harding, Colin Harris, Brian Hurst, Raymond Hutchings, Leonard Knowles, John Mobbs, Donald Neall, Harold Shawyer, Ronald Stainer, Paul Tipple, Richard Trower

Please click the newspaper clipping, to read further about our production of Utopia Limited from May 1958, when the famous D'Oyly Carte Opera Company came to see our performance and gleaned tips from our production team about staging a version of it themselves!

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