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The Dairymaids is a farcical musical comedy in two acts by Alexander M. Thompson and Robert Courtneidge. The music is by Paul A. Rubens and Frank E. Tours and lyrics by Paul A. Rubens and Arthur Wimperis. It opened at the Apollo Theatre, London on 14 April 1906 where it ran for 239 performances.

Dramatis Personæ

LADY BRUDENELL Miss Phyllis Broughton
SAM BRUDENELL
FRANK BRUDENELL
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(her Nephews) {
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Mr. Walter Passmore
Mr. Horace Lane
CAPT. FRED LEVERTON Mr. Frank Green
DR. O'BRYNE
JOE MIVENS
TIM CAPUS
LIEUT. BRERETON
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(of H.M.S. "Merryman") {
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Mr. Ambrose Manning
Mr. Dan Rolyat
Mr. Henry Cottell
Mr. Rupert Mar
TODGERS (a Farm Servant) Mr. Carr Evans
PEGGY (a Dairymaid) Miss Carrie Moore
WINIFRED (her Sister) Miss Agnes Fraser
HÉLÈNE (their Half-Sister) Miss Florence Smithson
MISS PENELOPE PYECHASE (of Pyechase's Academy) Miss Carlotta Zerbini
ELIZA (a Maid-of-all-work at Pyechase's) Miss Gracie Leigh
DAISY
BETTY
JOAN
JENNY
NANCY
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(Farm Hands, Dairymaids, &c.) {
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Miss Gertrude Kuzelle
Miss Dorothy Ward
Miss Alice Coleman
Miss Winnie Volt
Miss Louie Lochner
ROSIE
GERTIE
BESSIE
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(Schoolgirls) {
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Miss Beryl Vaudrey
Miss Bertha Russell
Miss Kittie Sparrow

Lyrics and MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Lady Brudenell's Model Dairy at Hindstead.

ACT II - Scene 1 -   The Officers' Mess on board H.M.S. "Merryman."

ACT II - Scene 2 -   The Gymnasium at Miss Pyechase's Academy.

Addendum.


External Links
Vocal Score at the RU Research
The Dairymaids at A Guide to Musical Theatre

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