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HMS PINAFORE
Original London Cast 1878

The Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.,
First Lord of the Admiralty

Mr. George Grossmith, Jun

Capt. Corcoran, Commanding H.M.S. Pinafore

Mr. Rutland Barrington

Ralph Rackstraw, Able Seaman

Mr. Power

Dick Deadeye, Able Seaman

Mr. R. Temple

Bill Bobstay, Boatswain's Mate

Mr. Clifton

Bob Becket, Carpenter's Mate

Mr. Dymott

Tom Tucker, Midshipmite

Mr. Fitzaltamont

Sergeant of Marines

Mr. Talbot

Josephine, The Captain's Daughter

Miss Emma Howson

Hebe, Sir Joseph's First Cousin

Miss Jessie Bond

Little Buttercup, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman

Miss Everard

Chorus of First Lord's Sisters, his Cousins, his Aunts, Sailors, Marines, etc.

Original Costumes

George Grossmith as Sir Joseph Porter

Emma Howson as Josephine

Richard Temple as Dick Deadeye

Rutland Barrington as Captain Corcoran


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