The Yeomen of the Guard, 1986

Creative Team
Director – Winifred Briggs
Assistant Director – Ivan McKenna
Musical Director – William Cairns
Chorus Mistress – Mary O’Connor
Rehearsal Accompanist – Rosemary Reilly

Sir Richard Cholmondley – Joseph O’Connor
Colonel Fairfax – Fred Green
Sergeant Meryll – William Curran
Leonard Meryll – Joseph Downey
Jack Point – Ernest Huntley
Wilfred Shadbolt – Michael Blair
The Headsman – Peter Donnelly
First Yeoman – Ronan Corrigan
Second Yeoman – Hugh Magee
First Citizen – Oliver Johnston
Elsie Maynard – Margaret McGahan
Phoebe Meryll – Judith Watson
Dame Carruthers – Margaret Smyth
Kate – Joanne Laverty

Yeomen of the Guard principals

Yeomen and Citizens
Brian Anderson, Dorothy Bamford, Wilma Bickerstaff, Irene Cairns, Paul Campbell, Brian Connors, Sheila Cooper, Bernie Corrigan, Ronan Corrigan, Jean Cunning, Pat Devine, Peter Donnelly, Gerry Dowd, Joe Downey, Ethna Harding, Dennis Hession, Jim Hession, Janet Hill, Florrie Hunter, Oliver Johnston, Jennifer Kells, Sheila Kerr, Angela Lowry, Marion Lynn, Hugh Magee, Agnes McComb, Pauline McErlean, Bernie McKeague, Laurentia McKeown, John McLaverty, Tommy McTeague, Veronica Monan, Ann Mulholland, Therese Scallan, Terry Shiels, Therese Timoney, Marie White

Karen Fulton, Andrew Harding, Elizabeth Harding, Emma Hession, Margaret Kelly, Gavin McAuley, John McCabe, Mary McNally, Rosemary O’Connor

Yeomen of the Guard cast

Production Team
Stage manager – Larry White
Set design – Russell Caughey
Set construction – Larry White, Paul Mullaly
Lighting – Malachi Lowry
Props – Ann White, Sr Mathias Couser, Marie Gribben
Make-up – Jennifer Kells & team
Wardrobe mistress – Marie White assisted by Millie Hession and Margaret Huntley
Costumes – S B Watts of Manchester
House managers – Dermot Corrigan, Vincent Hunter, Fred McComb
Programme stewards – Joanna Donnelly & team
Ticket secretaries – Eileen Kennedy, Amy Curran
Programme / publicity – Judith Watson, Joe Downey (including cover design), David Curran (photography)

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