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"I thank heaven that there are many brave men in England; but if thou lovest them all, I withdraw my thanks.".

THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD
Original Cast 1888

Sir Richard Cholmondeley, Lieutenant of the Tower

Mr. Wallace Brownlow

Colonel Fairfax, under sentence of death

Mr. Courtice Pounds

Sergeant Meryll, of the Yeomen of the Guard

Mr. Richard Temple

Leonard Meryll, his Son

Mr. W.R. Shirley

Jack Point, a strolling Jester

Mr. George Grossmith

Wilfred Shadbolt, Head Jailor
and Assistant Tormentor

Mr. W.H. Denny

The Headsman

Mr. Richards

First Yeoman

Mr. Wilbraham

Second Yeoman

Mr. Medcalf

Third Yeoman

Mr. Merton

Fourth Yeomen

Mr. Rudolph Lewis

First Citizen

Mr. Redmond

Second Citizen

Mr. Boyd

Elsie Maynard, a strolling Singer

Miss Geraldine Ulmar

Phoebe Meryll, Sergeant Meryll's Daughter

Miss Jessie Bond

Dame Carruthers, Housekeeper to the Tower

Miss Rosina Brandram

Kate, her Niece

Miss Rose Hervey

Chorus of Yeomen of the Guard, Gentlemen, Citizens, etc.

Original Costumes

Courtice Pounds as Colonel Fairfax

George Grossmith as Jack Point

Jessie Bond as Phoebe Meryll and W.H Denny as Wilfred Shadbolt

Geraldine Ulmar as Elsie Maynard

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