2006 – Iolanthe

Cast The Lord Chancellor Bobbie Greatorex Earl of Mountararat Martin Whitaker Earl Tolloller Gordon Fawcett Private Willis (of the Grenadier Guards) Daniel Senior Strephon (an Arcadian Shepherd) Richard Dipple Queen of the Fairies Liz Herbert Iolanthe (a Fairy, Strephon’s Mother) Jane Fawcett Celia (A Fairy) Val English Lelia (A Fairy) Mary-Jane Mullins Fleta (A Fairy) … Read more

1999 – The Mikado

Cast The Mikado of Japan David Parker Nanki-Poo (his son), disguised as a wandering minstrel Paul Wilson Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu) Sid Kenningham Pooh-Bah (The Lord High Everything Else) Martin Whitaker Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord) David Plimmer Yum-Yum Denise E. Blackburn Peep-Bo Liz Zserdicky Pitti-Sing Jane Trudgill Katisha Jean Manning Chorus of Schoolgirls, … Read more

1998 – Iolanthe

Cast The Lord Chancellor Sid Kenningham Earl of Mountarat Tony Lancaster Earl Tolloller Martin Whitaker Private Willis (of the Grenadier Guards) David Plimmer Strephon (an Arcadian Shepherd) Bobby Greatorex Page Boy Ben Brown Queen of the Fairies Jean Manning Iolanthe (a Fairy, Strephon’s Mother) Barbara Cumberbatch Phyllis (an Arcadian Shepheress and Ward in Chancery) Carol … Read more

Costumes for Hire

Taking the opportunity presented by Homburgs’ (theatrical costumiers) closing down sale, we have acquired around 200 costumes, including many Principals’ costumes, for our next show The Mikado.  These are all in extremely good condition.  We also have a large number of wigs and some straw hats. We will be pleased to consider any requests to … Read more

Rehearsal Tuesday 3rd February 2009

Many thanks to all those who braved the icy roads!  A good turnout and some useful work done.  See you next week. I mentioned the members page at the rehearsal.  Please note that it will take a few days for me to set up usernames and initial passwords so please be patient – and when … Read more

2008 – Patience

Cast Colonel Calverley (Officer of the Dragoon Guards) Daniel Senior Major Murgatroyd (Officer of the Dragoon Guards) Bobbie Greatorex Lieut. The Duke of Dunstable (Officer of the Dragoon Guards) Gordon Fawcett Reginald Bunthorne (a Fleshly Poet) Oliver Longstaff Archibald Grosvenor (a Fleshly Poet) David Parker Mr. Bunthorne’s Solicitor John de Tute The Lady Angela (a … Read more

Charity carol-singing

The society was granted permission by Morrisons (Dewsbury Road) to sing carols in the foyer on December 23rd.  Our purpose was to raise funds for the Wakefield Hospice. Thanks to the generosity of Morrisons’ customers it has been possible to donate an amount of £150 to the Hospice.  Well done to all those who took … Read more