Epsom Light Opera Company

award winning theatre at the Epsom Playhouse


1990 Desert Song

Music by Sigmund Romberg 
Book and Lyrics by Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II & Frank Mandel

at the Epsom Playhouse
Autumn 1990

Producer - Norma Evans
Music Director - Christopher Slater
Choreographer - Brenda Stevens

Cast List

Sid El Kar - James Nelson
Mindar - Tony Gardner
Hassi - Derek Plumb
Hadji - Bernard Webb
Neri - Pat Coombs
Benjamin Kidd - Peter Evans
Capt. Paul Fontaine - Roy Foulsham
Azuri - Shirley Forrest
Lieutenant La Vergne - Peter Duneclift
Sgt Du Bassac - Richard Grenyer
Margot Bonvalet - Susan Kennett
General Birabeau - Harry Hollingworth
Pierre Birabeau - Christopher Evans
Susan - Jenny de Vere
Edith - Heather Costigan
Clementina - Margaret Webb
Nogi - Philip Goacher
Ali Ben Ali - James Godwin

Chorus of French Soldiers and Riffs

Peter Duneclift, Tony Gardner, Philip Goacher, Richard Grenyer, Michael Hatchard, Walter Leary, Brian Oliver, Dennis Shoesmith, Bernard Webb

Chorus of French Girls, Spanish Cabaret Girls and Soldiers' Wives

Joyce Acher, Pauline Beggs, Muriel Boddy, Eileen Bowden, Pat Coombs, Heather Costigan, Valerie Fisher, Christine Gravestock, Maureen Harding, Ellen Leary, Margaret Miller, Doreen Pearson, Vena Reed, June South, Jean Stone, Joyce Williams, Mary Wood


Karen Bullet, Leeann Denne, Linzi Griffin, Kate Gough, Vivienne Oddy, Mary Watkins

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