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First produced in 1880 at the Imperial Theatre, London,
and a few months later at the Standard Theater, New York.

Dramatis Personæ

BILLEE TAYLOR (a "virtuous gardener", in love with Phoebe) Mr. Frederic Rivers
SIR MINCING LANE (one of the "nouveau-riche") Mr. Arthur Williams
CRAB (a schoolmaster with a longing to be a genuine villain) Mr. J. A. Arnold
CAPTAIN FLAPPER (of "H. M. S. Thunderball") Mr. Fleming Norton
BEN BARNACLE Mr. J. D. Stoyle
ARABELLA LANE (daughter of Sir Mincing Lane) Miss Emma Chambers
PHOEBE (a Charity Girl) Miss Kathleen Corri

(The above details have been derived from an article in Kurt Ganzl's
"Encyclopedia of the Musical Theatre.")

Synopsis of Scenery

ACT I -   The Village Green of the village of Southampton Water.
ACT II -   On board "H. M. S. Thunderball" at Portsmouth.

MIDI Files

ACT I -   The Village Green of the village of Southampton Water.

ACT II -   On board "H. M. S. Thunderball" at Portsmouth.

Note: the available copy of the score is in poor condition and some editorial reconstruction has been necessary.

MIDI Files Copyright © 2011 Colin Johnson.   All Rights Reserved.

Billee Taylor Illustrated Music Covers.


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