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Three Little Maids is a musical comedy by Paul Rubens with additional songs by Percy Greenbank and Howard Talbot. It opened at the Apollo Theatre in London on 10 May 1902 and later transferred to the Prince of Wales Theatre, running for a total of 348 performances.

The story concerns three simple curate's daughters who go to London to earn their livings serving tea in a Bond Street tea shop. They become the romantic rivals of three ladies of fashion but succeed because of their freshness. The musical opened at the Apollo Theatre in London on 10 May 1902 and later transferred to the Prince of Wales Theatre, running for a total of 348 performances.

Dramatis Personæ

EDNA BRANSCOMBE
HILDA BRANSCOMBE
ADA BRANSCOMBE
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(Daughters of the Rev. Theodore Branscombe) {
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Miss Edna May
Miss Hilda Moody
Miss Madge Crichton
LADY ST. MALLORY Miss Lottie Venne
LADY ROSEMARY BEAULIEU
VENETIA GRAFTON
LADY MARJORY CRICHTON
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(Protégées of Lady St. Mallory) {
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Miss Millie Legarde
Miss Betty Belknap
Miss Ruby Ray
MISS DEARE   (Postmistress at Market Mallory) Miss Sybil Grey
MISS CRANE   (a Village Girl) Miss Hilda Jeffreys
MISS PRICE   (Manageress of the Tea Shop) Miss Jane May
HON. BOBBIE WINDSOR   (an Eton Boy) Miss Vincent
MISS EFFIE THAMES Miss Effie Rivers
LORD CHEYNE   (nicknamed "Daisy") Mr. G. P. Huntley
BRIAN MOLYNEUX Mr. J. L. Mackay
REV. THEODORE BRANSCOMBE   (Vicar of Market Mallory) Mr. John Beauchamp
"CUPID"   (a Caddy) Mr. George Carroll
M. DE L'ORME   (of the French Embassy) Mr. Maurice Farkoa

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Golf Links at Market Mallory.

ACT II   -   A Bond Street Tea Shop.

ACT III -   Lady St. Mallory's Drawing-room at Market Mallory.

Addendum.


External Link
Vocal Score at UR Research
Three Little Maids at Wikipedia

British Musical Theatre

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