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The Wandering Scholar

 

by Gustav Holst (music) and Clifford Bax (libretto)

 

 

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Saturday 13 May 2017

 

12pm - The Hepworth, Wakefield

2.30pm - Leeds City Museum

 

Sunday 14 May 2017

 

12pm - Skipton Town Hall

2.30pm - The Tetley, Leeds

 

 

On 13 and 14 May 2017, we toured Holst’s riotous comedy, ‘The Wandering Scholar’, to audiences in North and West Yorkshire.

 

Inspired by a traditional Mummers’ Play, we hotfooted it between venues, offering performances for free and only using set and props that we could carry around on our journey with us!

 

A wayward wife and the local priest look to take advantage of her husband’s absence - but they don’t bargain on a poor (and mischievous) ‘wandering scholar’ interrupting their plans …

 

Performed by permission of Faber Music.

Director     Emma Black

Music Director     David Ward

Producer     Louise Garner

Designer     Tiffany Dawson

 

Cast    

Matthew Nuttall - 'Louis'

Sarah Gilford - 'Alison' 

Eugene Dillon-Hooper - 'Father Philippe'

Roger Paterson - 'Pierre' 

 

Chloe Hayward - Violin

 

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