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Severnside Theatre Ensemble's most ambitious undertaking to date took place on Saturday June 24th, 2006. The Gaiety Theatre & Opera House, Douglas, Isle of Man, is probably the finest Victorian theatre in the British Isles. STE, under Music Director Ian Pattison, presented a special one-night only Charity Gala Performance of The Yeomen of the Guard in aid of Hospice Care, the Isle of Man's leading charity. Click here to visit the Hospice care website. The performance included the cut songs 'When jealous torments' and 'A laughing boy but yesterday' in the performing editions by Bruce I. Miller.


Sir Richard Cholmondeley Justin Bindley
Colonel Fairfax Julian Jensen
Sergeant Meryll Deryck Hamon
Leonard Meryll Tim Johnson
Jack Point Jeremy Peaker
Wilfred Shadbolt Leon Berger
Yeoman Geoff Collier
Elsie Maynard Sue Black
Phoebe Meryll Claire Johnson
Dame Carruthers Joan Self
Kate Eleanor Peberdy









CHORUS: Ruth Griffiths; Tracy Humphreys; Brian Matthews; Nina Matthews; Maxine Shearer; Doreen Sheen; John Sheen; Don Smith; Joy Smith; David Snaith; Susan Snaith; Patricia Turner; Liz Whitehouse; Members of the Manx Gilbert & Sullivan Society.


(Concertmaster Ursula Colville)

Flutes/Piccolo Suzanne Barnes; Fiona Welbourne
Oboe John Foster
Clarinets Alastair Moseley; Sue Shields
Bassoon David Whitehouse
Horns Alan Wiltshire; Liessa Price
Cornets Martin Price; Jen Harrison
Trombones Philip Harrison; David Nash; Deirdre Sutton
Percussion Andrew Holtom
Violins Ursula Colville; Mark Desmond; Cathy Moseley; Tony Smith; Katalin Beke; Paul Cowman; Eliza King
Viola Carole Wrightson
Violoncello Gillian Whiting
Double Bass Nick Welch










Many thanks to all the members of the Manx Gilbert & Sullivan Society who assisted Severnside Theatre Ensemble with this event. Your support is much appreciated.



The Isle of Man ia an island situated in the Irish Sea between North-West England and Ireland. It is approximately 33 miles long and 12 miles wide. Find out more from these websites:

Click here for a map of Douglas, Isle of Man (multimap.com)


Hello to everyone who took part in "Yeomen I.O.M." I can now tell you all that the total amount that we raised for Hospice Care stands at a

FANTASTIC £1558.24

I can't thank you enough for all your support for what I'm sure you will all agree was a thoroughly enjoyable weekend. For me, arrangements and concert aside, I am so glad that everyone had a really good time and got to see a little of this magnificent island.

Speaking on behalf of the Hospice, I can't emphasize enough how important everyone's contributions are to provide and maintain the service. A huge thanks to all.

Very best wishes & sincere thanks to everyone
for making this all possible,

Ursula Colville x

e-mail Ursula Colville



















The Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, Isle of Man


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