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The Earl and the Girl is a musical comedy in two acts by Seymour Hicks, with lyrics by Percy Greenbank and music by Ivan Caryll. It was produced by William Greet and opened at the Adelphi Theatre in London on 10 December 1903. It transferred to the Lyric Theatre on 12 September 1904, running for a total of 371 performances.

Dramatis Personæ

JIM CHEESE   (a Dog Trainer) Mr. Walter Passmore
DICK WARGRAVE   (the Real Heir) Mr. Henry A. Lytton
HON. CREWE BOODLE   (the Supposed Heir) Mr. Robert Evett
A. BUNKER BLISS   (Elphin Haye's Uncle) Mr. John C. Dixon
DOWNHAM   (an American Solicitor) Mr. M. R. Morand
MR. TALK   (an English Solicitor) Mr. Frank Elliston
MR. HAZELL   (Host of "Fallowfield Arms") Mr. Reginald Crompton
DUDLEY CRANBORNE
GEORGE BELLAMY
HUGH WALLANDER
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(Friends of Crewe Boodle) {
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Mr. Powis Pinder
Mr. Chas. Childerstone
Mr. Alec Fraser
ROSSITER
GEORGE
CHARLES
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  (Footmen at Stole Hall) {
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Mr. Ernest Torrence
Mr. Rudolph Lewis
Mr. J. Gordon
ELPHIN HAYE   (an American Heiress) Miss Agnes Fraser
LIZA SHODDAM   (Jim Cheese's Sweetheart) Miss Florence Lloyd
MRS. SHIMMERING BLACK   (a Strong Lady) Miss Helen Kinnaird
DAISY FALLOWFIELD   (Elphin Haye's Friend) Miss Louie Pounds
MISS VIRGINIA BLISS   (Elphin Haye's Aunt) Miss Phyllis Broughton
LADY GUSSIE
LADY VIOLET
LADY GWENDOLINE
LADY ETHEL
LADY MURIEL
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  (Ladies of Crewe Boodle's Party) {
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Miss L. Leibrandt
Miss Olive Rae
Miss G. Thornton
Miss Standen
Miss Winifred Hart-Dyke

MIDI Files

Act I   -   "Fallowfield Arms." (afternoon)

ACT II   -   The Conservatory at Stole Hall.   (Same Evening)

No. 20 was composed by John W. Bratton, and No. 21 was composed by Edward Hutchison.


External links
The Earl and the Girl at Wikipedia
The Earl and the Girl at the Guide to Musical Theatre

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