Past Shows

Information for The Pirates of Penzance (1913)


At The National School, Holsworthy

NODA Review and Other Comments

In the Western Times, the society is referred to as "Newly formed Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic Society" - presumably the HADS that were around in the 1890s had disbanded.

Proceeds upward of £20 and hoped substantial sum for District Nursing Fund.

Cast, includes (amongst others)

Major General - Mr. N.G. Curry

Pirate King - Mr F.J. Sluman

Frederick the Pirate Apprentice - Mr. Orlando Jolliffe

Sergeant of the Police - Mr. D. Cowan

Mabel - Miss Rudland

Edith - Miss V. Ellis

Kate - Miss A. Penhale

Isabel - Mrs. Sluman

Ruth the Piratical Maid - Miss E.S. Payne


Conducted by the Rev. T.S. Kendal MA RAM (Hon Cert)

Accompanist on Piano - Miss Webber

Stage Manager - Dr. E.O. Kingdom


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