The Pirates of Penzance or the Slave of Duty

by W.S.Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan

directed by Pam Hoskins

The Maskers and the Savoy Ensemble
performed at

Maskers' Bassett Studio


16th to 21st May 1977

Major-General Stanley Philip de Grouchy
The Pirate King David Jupp
Samuel (his Lieutenant) Michael Standing
Frederic (the Pirate apprentice) John Hoskins
Sergeant of Police Dennis Gooch
Mabel (one of General Stanley's daughters) Jill Charnley
Edith (one of General Stanley's daughters) Claire Buston
Kate (one of General Stanley's daughters) Avril Botto
Isabel (one of General Stanley's daughters) Claire Minns
Ruth (a Pirate maid of all work) Pam Hoskins
Chorus of General Stanley's Daughters Carol Farr, June Greenwood, Sheila Howard, Alison Standing, Philippa Taylor, Sally Thompson
Chorus of Pirates and Police Bill Dunford, Andy Houghton, Doug Huggins, Colin Sly, Mike Wagner, Peter Hill
Accompanist Edwina Laird
Backstage team
Director Pam Hoskins
Make-up Jill Whale
Wardrobe Grace Bound
Lighting Clive Weeks
Set Design Kenneth Spencer
Set Construction Alan Baker and John Riggs
Technical Coordinator Ron Tillyer
Business Management Brian Stansbridge, Graham Buchanan
Stage Crew Brian Botto, Liz Wagner
Properties Carol Wilde and Colin Wilde

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