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  1. Opera Review: Il Trovatore, Theatre Royal, GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Sunday Herald

    ... of lighter context. Lloyd-Evans's previous job at Scottish Opera was the long tour in partner ship with the D'Oyly Carte company of Pirates of Penzance and there is something of a dark flip side of Gilbert and Sullivan to his approach to a story ...


  2. D'Oyly Carte kept British operettas aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | This is Wiltshire

    BACK by popular demand, the Swindon Gilbert and Sullivan Society will return to the Arts Centre stage with a new production of The Mikado. Julie Fryer from the Swindon society said: "A composer in his own right, Richard D'Oyly Carte was the man responsible not only for bringing Gilbert and Sullivan together, but working with them to drag the British dramatic arts out of the doldrums, acting as agent for many of the stars of the shows .


  3. MPBN-TV: (Pledge) Driving me crazyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    ... you an MPBN membership card, good for one year, along with a black-and-white facsimile of a ticket to a 1924 D'Oyly Carte performance of "The Mikado" in Helsinki. The ticket, while small, is suitable for framing and features snow-check data printed ...


  4. Northampton Gilbert & Sullivan group announce director for new musical productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Northampton Today

    ... patter baritone roles in all 14 operas by Gilbert & Sullivan with such companies as G&S For All, The Magic of D'Oyly Carte, Gawsworth Summer Opera, Grim's Dyke Company and at the International G&S Festival at Buxton. A spokesperson for the group ...


  5. Sunday 23 March 1661/62Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Pepy's Diary

    ... the scene in the film "Topsy-Turvy" where Gilbert and Sullivan actor George Grossmith's shake-down session with D'Oyly Carte is interrupted for similiar reasons... Sam refers to the Queen in Lisbon preparing to "embarque." This would appear to ...


  6. Melrose Mikado magicRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Borders Today

    ... really about Britain. And, until 1982, performances had to rigidly stick exactly to the format of the original D'Oyly Carte company performances. It made it a bit difficult. As for the future of the society, Colin says the difficulties it finds ...


  7. Book review: Wilde in America by David FriedmanRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    ... he persuaded Wilde to travel to America and give talks on his decorative philosophy, clad in Bunthorne get-up. D'Oyly Carte's office sold Wilde to promoters as a humbugging figure of fun, but Wilde got the last laugh. His tour earned him a small ...


  8. Sorcery and song at Stourbridge in the 1970sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Black Country Bugle

    THESE colourful pictures take us back around 40 years and show a production of one of Gilbert and Sullivan's less well known comic operas. Aficionados of the D'Oyly Carte company may well recognise that it is a staging of The Sorcerer, the first full-length work by the great Victorian librettist W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan.


  9. Cynthia Morey is still on song in her eightiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Oxford Times

    ... and reply to the Duke of Gloucester's speech, and also give a talk. It was lovely." Despite performing with the D'Oyly Carte for just six years in a career spanning four decades, and later becoming known for her roles with Sadler's Wells and in West ...


  10. West Lothian 50+ Network organisation celebrates its 20th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Daily Record

    ... guests, at the Legion Scotland. Guests were entertained by William Strachan, a tenor who has sung with the D'Oyly Carte and Scottish Opera and has appeared in West End musicals. He was accompanied by David Mackie, who has also appeared with the ...


  11. Oscar was indeed Wilde when he visited the USA. Did he invent modern celebrity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... When Gilbert and Sullivan mocked Wilde's dandyism in one of their musicals, the savvy London impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte saw an opportunity: He would send Wilde on a lecture tour of the United States, where Wilde would try to import his ...


  12. Hundredth U3A member tells her storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Longridge Today

    Beryl is welcomed to Longridge U3A as its hundredth member and will talk about her careeer with D Oyle Carte When eight-year-old Beryl Dixon was denied the lead role in a school production, the upset it caused defined the course of her life almost from that moment. She went on to be part of the world famous D'Oyly Carte Opera Company when she was 19....now she has become the 100th member of the Longridge U3A and is to tell her story at the group's next meeting on Wednesday, November 5. She knew all the songs and had the dress which, if she got the part, she was going on to wear as a bridesmaid.


  13. Michael Lofthouse as the judge and Ron McGill as counsel in Trial By JuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... Gilbert tried several times to get his idea for Trial By Jury off the ground before impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte - who presented many of the duo's subsequent hits - suggested Gilbert collaborate on it with Sullivan. As with most G&S operettas the ...


  14. Savoyaires tackle hidden Gilbert and Sullivan gem, 'The Grand Duke'Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Evanston Review

    The number 50 is something to celebrate, and the Evanston-based Savoyaires is presenting its 50th Gilbert and Sullivan production in October, a milestone marked by the presentation of the last operetta the Victorian-era team ever wrote. Titled "The Grand Duke," the ultimate show was created when feuding composer Sir Arthur Sullivan and librettist W. S. Gilbert were brought back together again by their producer Richard D'Oyly Carte.