The Yeomen of the Guard

The choice of show for 2012 was very much influenced by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, and the Society marked this very special occasion by performing the most English of the Savoy Operas.

Richard Cholmondeley
Lieutenant of the Tower

Robin Withey
Colonel Fairfax
Under sentence of death

Colin Belsey
Sergeant Meryll
of the Yeomen of the Guard

John Colston
Leonard Meryll
his son

John Carter
Jack Point
a Strolling Jester

Philip Jennings
Wilfred Shadbolt
Head Jailer and Assistant Tormentor

David MacDonald
First Yeoman
John Westmancoat
Second Yeoman
Jonathan Spry
First Citizen
Graham Hardman
Second Citizen
Peter Haken
Elsie Maynard
a Strolling Singer

Rachel Warren
Phoebe Meryll
Sergeant Meryll's Daughter

Liz Kelley
Dame Carruthers
Housekeeper to the Tower

Liz Herbert
her neice

Gillian Fawcett