Ruddigore 2013


Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company, York’s only amateur theatre company solely dedicated to performing the works of Gilbert and Sullivan, performed Ruddigore in The Joseph Rowntree Theatre on 19-21st September 2013. The show was directed by Lois Cross, with Matthew Collins as Musical Director. The show was critically aclaimed in the York press. Click here for the review.

  • Director – Lois Cross
  • Musical Director – Matthew Collins

Cast List

  • Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd/ Robin Oakapple– Alex Schofield
  • Richard Dauntless – Stuart Roberts
  • Sir Despard Murgatroyd – Mark Simmonds
  • Old Adam Goodheart – Simon Trow
  • Rose Maybud – Susan Blenkiron
  • Mad Margaret – Rachel Kirby
  • Dame Hannah – Maggy Lamb
  • Zorah – Becci Richardson
  • Ruth – Karen Kitching

Chorus of Bridesmaids
Lizzie Butterworth, Wendy Jackson, Karen Kitching, Becci Richardson

Chorus of Villagers
Dorrie Beckett, Jennifer Carter-Shaw, Julia Cormack, Georgie Martin, Margaret Noblett, Lisa Valentine

Chorus of Bucks & Blades
James Butterworth, James Hirst, Nigel Hobman, Simon Trow, Samuel Valentine

Sir Rupert Murgatroyd (the First Baronet): James Butterwort
Sir Jasper Murgatroyd (the Third Baronet): Nigel Hobman
Sir Conrad Murgatroyd (the Twelfth Baronet): James Hirst

You can still watch our rehearsal slide-show by clicking this link: