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Newcomer in star role

By Herald Express  |  Posted: December 06, 2012

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THE 2013 production by the Plymouth Gilbert and Sullivan Fellowship will be of The Gondoliers.

Cast in the show are both long-standing members of the fellowship and new singers making their debut with the company.

The gondolier brothers, Marco and Giuseppe, will be played by Simon Prout and newcomer Dominick Thomas, with their partners Gianetta and Tessa played by Kim Willcocks, well-known to local audiences, and Laura Ilsley, until now the fellowship's accompanist but now in her first role as a singer with the company.

Gareth Davies plays Don Alhambra, while the Duke and Duchess of Plaza-Toro are played by Peter Clement and Gill Regan, with Anna Dunford as their daughter Casilda and Mark Sidey as their servant Luiz.

The show is directed by Alan Spencer, with Jane Warwick conducting the professional orchestra.

It runs from April 9to 13 at the Devonport Playhouse, Plymouth.

Performances are at 7.30pm and there will be a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm.

Find out more at www.plymouthgilbert andsullivan.com

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