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"I recognise you now - you are the picture that hangs at the end of the gallery".

RUDDIGORE
Original London Cast 1887

Mortals

Robin Oakapple, a young farmer

Mr. George Grossmith

Richard Dauntless, his foster-brother -
a Man-o'-War's-Man

Mr. Durward Lely

Sir Despard Murgatroyd, of Ruddygore -
a wicked Baronet
Mr. Rutland Barrington
Old Adam Goodheart, Robin's faithful servant

Mr. Rudolph Lewis

Rose Maybud, a village maiden

Miss Leonora Braham

Mad Margaret

Miss Jessie Bond

Dame Hannah, Rose's Aunt

Miss Rosina Brandram

Zorah, a professional Bridesmaid

Miss Josephine Findlay

Ruth, a professional Bridesmaid Miss Lindsay

Ghosts

Sir Rupert Murgatroyd, The First Baronet

Mr. Price

Sir Jasper Murgatroyd, The Third Baronet

Mr. Charles

Sir Lionel Murgatroyd, The Sixth Baronet

Mr. Trevor

Sir Conrad Murgatroyd, The Twelfth Baronet

Mr. Burbank

Sir Desmond Murgatroyd, The Sixteen Baronet

Mr. Tuer

Sir Gilbert Murgatroyd, The Eighteen Baronet

Mr. Wilbraham

Sir Mervyn Murgatroyd, The Twentieth Baronet

Mr. Cox

Sir Roderic Murgatroyd, The Twenty-first Baronet

Mr. Richard Temple

Chorus of Officers, Ancestors, and Professional Bridesmaids.

Original Costumes

Jessie Bond as Mad Margaret and Rutland Barrington as Sir Despard Murgatroyd

Leonora Braham as Rose Maybud

George Grossmith as Robin Oakapple

Rosina Brandram as Dame Hannah

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