Princess Ida 1980

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This was the 8th Main Show performed by the society.

To go to the gallery for this production follow this link: Princess Ida 1980 Gallery

Gilbert and Sullivan Society Committee 1979/80

Honorary President: Donald Adams

Chairman: Paul Fletcher

Secretary: Dave Christie

Treasurer: Helen Appleby

Committee Members: Lynn Epsly, Bernadette Forbes, Andrew Headford, Mary-Jo Laird, Jacky Small, Janet Starkie & Nick Williams


Princess Ida Crew:

Production Director: Andrew Headford

Musical Director: Nicholas Williams

Choreographer/Assistant Director: Janet Starkie

Repetiteur: Nigel Yandell

Lighting: Stu Conney

Stage Manager: Chris Scargill

Front of House: Tricia Wollan

Arts Manager: Gill Douglas

Prompter: Jane Knox

Make Up: Rebecca Martin, Lynn Epsly, Sue White & Team

Ticket Sales: Helen Appleby

Props: Bridget Gunson

Refreshments: Audrey Price & Team

Costumes: W. A. Homburg Ltd. of Leeds


Princess Ida Cast:

King Hildebrand: Brian Please

Hilarion: Joe Cornwell

Cyril: Paul Taylor

Florian: Paul Fletcher

King Gama: Andrew Headford

Arac: Robin Reynolds

Guron: Andy Boon

Scynthius: Tim Laney

Princess Ida: Alison Wray

Lady Blanche: Audrey Price

Lady Psyche: Bernadette Forbes

Melissa: Helen Wright

Sacharissa: Helen Appleby

Chloe: Karen Garner

Ada: Vanessa Strechan

Girl Graduates & Daughters of the Plough: Alison Ashworth, Sarah Bateman, Veronica Bezodis, Alice Boyd, Claire Brearley, Helen Christie, Sally Dingley, Lynn Epsly, Felicity Gibling, Jane Hitch, Debbie Holmes, Christine Ingham, Joanna Jenkins, Sharon Jenkins, Mary-Jo Laird, Helen Meacock, Sarah Ould, Sarah Plant, Jenny Porter, Carol Potter, Denise Rowley, Janet Senior, Jacky Small, Janet Starkie, Susan Taylor & Alison Tickle.

Soldiers & Courtiers: Phil Adds, Chris Boot, Roderick Brown, Dave Christie, Gerry Connelly, Michael Craddock, Andy Hannan, Jeremy Hampton, Julian Isaacson, Richard Moore, David Trellope, Ross Underhill & Simon White.



Flutes: Jane Williams & Judy Maons

Oboe: Nicky Greaves

Clarinets: Lizzie Garrett & Mary Phillips

Bassoon: Duncan Stubs

Horns: Dave Keefe & Bill Marlowe

Trumpets: Dave Bowen & Bruce Knockles

Trombones: Tim Brooks & Andy Hill

Percussion: Jo Bunting

Violins: Julian Groves, Kate Brown, Peter Salem, Kathy Tiller & Stephen Brown

Violas: Marina Ascherson & Neil Sorrell

Cellos: Gerry Campbell & Ingrid Perrin

Bass: Tim Harries

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