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"I have loved you with a Florentine fourteenth-century frenzy for full fifteen years!".

PATIENCE
Original Cast 1881

Colonel Calverley, Officer of the Dragoon Guards

Mr. Richard Temple

Major Murgatroyd, Officer of the Dragoon Guards

Mr. Frank Thornton

Lieut. The Duke of Dunstable, Officer of the
Dragoon Guards

Mr. Durward Lely

Reginald Bunthorne, a Fleshly Poet

Mr. George Grossmith

Archibald Grosvenor, an Idyllic Poet

Mr. Rutland Barrington

Mr Bunthorne's Solicitor

Mr. G. Bowley

The Lady Angela, a rapturous maiden

Miss Jessie Bond

The Lady Saphir, a rapturous maiden

Miss Julia Gwynne

The Lady Ella, a rapturous maiden

Miss M. Fortescue

The Lady Jane, a rapturous maiden

Miss Alice Barnett

Patience, a dairy maid

Miss Leonora Braham

Chorus of rapturous maiden and Officers of the Dragoon Guards.

Original Costumes

Leonara Braham as Patience Alice Barnett as The Lady Jane

Leonara Braham as Patience

Alice Barnett as The Lady Jane

Frank Thornton as Major Murgatroyd George Grossmith as Reginald Bunthorne

Frank Thornton as Major Murgatroyd

George Grossmith as Reginald Bunthorne

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