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Yeovil & District Amateur Operatic Society


The Arcadians

Gaumont Palace Theatre, Yeovil

29 March - 2 April 1938

Produced under the Personal Direction of Mr Richard Andean
(late D'Oyly Carte Opera Company)

Hon Musical Director: Mr F L Purchase

Dancing by the Somerville School of Dancing

By Lionel Monckton and Howard Talbot

Song Lyricist: Arthur Wimperis

YAOS 1938 Production of 'The Arcadians' - Programme Cover
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The Cast & Orchestra of 'The Arcadians'. In the centre is 'The Deuce', who made a "fleeting but triumphal appearance as the finale of the second act" - possibly the only stage performance in Yeovil by a horse.
Arcadians cast & orchestra including horse
The Arcadians cast on stage, with Mr George Mumford as the mournful jockey 'Peter Doody' and S Dobson as 'Simplicitas'
The Arcadians cast, with Mr George Mumford as Peter Doody, the mournful jockey
The Ladies of the Chorus with 'Simplicitas'
Arcadians chorus
Olive Duggan as 'Mrs Smith'
Olive Duggan as 'Mrs Smith' (later to become Olive Edwards)
Olive Duggan played the part of 'Mrs Smith' (Olive was later to become Mrs Olive Edwards)
Olive Duggan played 'Mrs Smith'
Press review of The Arcadians, from the 'Yeovil Review'
Press cutting from 'Yeovil Review'
Press cutting with The Arcadians cast photograph
The Arcadians press cutting
Gaumont Palace, The Triangle, Yeovil (opened in 1934).
Gaumont Palace Theatre, The Triangle, Yeovil

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