1918 - 1919

The Yeomen of the Guard

Based on the French play Don César de Bazan, The Yeomen of the Guard is the story of a blindfolded young woman who is married to a man condemnded to die, but who conveniently does not succumb to this fate.


Dame Carruthers (Housekeeper to the Tower)

Elsie Maynard (a Strolling Singer)

Wilfred Shadbolt (Head Jailer and Assistant Tormentor)

Leonard Meryll (his Son)

Colonel Fairfax (under sentence of death)

Sir Richard Cholmondeley (Lieutenant of the Tower)

Jack Point (a Strolling Jester)

Second Yeoman

The Headsman

First Yeoman

Kate (her Niece)

Second Citizen

First Citizen

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

Phoebe Meryll (Sergeant Meryll's Daughter)

Seargeant Meryll (of the Yeomen of the Guard)


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