The Quaker Girl (1955) - Huddersfield and District Amateur Light Opera Society
The Quaker Girl was the Huddersfield & District Amateur Light Opera Society's 1955 production.
It was performed at the Theatre Royal, Huddersfield, from Monday 31 January to Saturday 5 February 1955.
The brochure was kindly loaned to be digitised by Andrew Gates.
- R. D'Arcy Richards — producer
- Harry Gledhill — musical director
- Cyril Ware — stage manager
- Denis Schofield — accompanist
- Marie Habron — dancing mistress
- Beryl P. Ellam — Prudence Pym, a Quakeress and niece to Nathaniel
- Norman Moore — Tony Chute, naval attaché at the American Embassy in Paris
- Doreen France — Phoebe, an English maid to Princess Mathilde
- John Sykes — Jeremiah, a Quaker and servant to Nathaniel
- Douglas Beverley — Captain Charteris, a King's messenger
- Shirley M. Drake — Princess Mathilde, an exiled Bonapartist
- Eric Walker — Monsieur Larose, Parisian Chief of Police
- Constance M. Holmes — Madame Blum, proprietress of "La Maison Blum" in Paris
- Brenda Moore — Toinette, head fitter at "La Maison Blum"
- Jean Armitage — Diane, a Parisian actress
- Trevor Allen — Prince Carlo, affianced to Princess Mathilde
- Jack Liversidge — Monsieur Duhamel, a Minister of State
- Edgar Woffenden — Nathaniel Pym, a Quaker
- Edith Moorhouse — Rachel, sister of Nathaniel Pym
- Gordon Pike — Jarge, village crier and church clerk
- Daisy M. Clarke — Mrs. Lukyn, landlady of "The Chequers Inn"
- G. Hildred Gledhill — William, waiter at "The Chequers"
- Ladies — E. Booth, Pamela Butterworth, Irene Charlesworth, M. Cook,L. Mary Dawson, Sheila Dawson, Marie R. Dightam, E. Joy Halliwell, Theresa A. Lewthwaite, Jean Milligan, Glenys Siswick, Annie Smith, Barbara Stanley, Phyllis B. Sunderland, Judith Thornton, Audrey Weatherhead.
- Gentlemen — Roy Bates, G. Derek Booth, Terence Brearley, L. Clarke, W. Cunnington, J. Leonard Fisher, L. Adrian Gledhill, Arthur J. Monday, Leslie Sunderland, Geoffrey N. Sykes, Ralph Tarpey, Kenneth H. Ware.
- Margaret Bates, Edna Booth, Jean Catton, Katherine M. Clark, Margaret Gannon, Norma Glover, Brenda Hellawell, Joan Hellawell, Rita Kaye, Mary Kinloch, Maureen Livesey, Joyce Melia, Rita Newsome, Patricia Wilson.
The following local businesses placed adverts in the brochure:
- Huddersfield and Upper Agbrigg Savings Bank
- George Hall (women's clothing & hats) of 18 Market Street & 19 Cloth Hall Street
- Tom Blackburn (florist) of 85 King Street
- Pack Horse Hotel on Kirkgate
- The Glow Coal Co. Ltd off St. John's Road
- Shaw's Music Centre of 7 Shambles Lane
- Kayes Drapers Ltd. of 9-11 King Street
- Thomas Kaye & Sons (materials & furnishing fabrics) of 21-23 King Street
- C.C. Barnes Ltd. (carpets) of 74 & 74a John William Street
- Shaw & Hallas Ltd. (footwear) of 10 & 12 John William Street
- Fillans & Sons Ltd. (jewellers) of Market Walk
- Heywoods (drapers & furnishers) of Market Street
- Armitage & Sons (seeds) of 7 New Street
- N. Hopkinson (china & hardware merchant) of Aspley
- White Swan Hotel on Kirkgate
- Kenneth Levell Ltd. (electrical & household goods) of Market Street
- Central (Kayes') College of 70 New North Road
- Ben Shaws (soft drinks) of Willow Lane
- Taylor & Hobson Ltd. (furnishing specialist) of 9 King's Head Arcade & 17 Cloth Hall Street
- Westwood Hirst & Co. (gentlemen's outfitters) of 34 Buxton Road
- Guy V. Laycock Ltd. (electrical products) of Cloth Hall Street
- Elizabeth (hair stylist) of The Ladies' Parlour, 27 Market Street
- Holroyds (dyers, cleaners & launderers)
- Greenwoods (knitwear & crafting) of 13-17a Victoria Street
- Miss Kerfoot (dressmaker) of 20-21 Lion Chambers
- Irvin Brook (fur specialist) of 17 new North Road
- John Mollett Ltd. of John William Street
- A.G. Boyes & Co. Ltd. of East Parade
- Wheatley, Dyson & Son Ltd. of 12 New Street
- Whitley's of Westgate