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The Yeomen of the Guard

Martha Mearns

The Yeomen of the Guard

by Martha Mearns

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gilbert, W. S. 1836-1911 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900 -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    For children.

    Statement[by] W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan; told by Martha Mearns. With drawings by Anne and Janet Grahame Johnstone.
    SeriesA Curtain-raiser book
    ContributionsSullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900., Grahame Johnstone, Anne, illus., Grahame Johnstone, Janet, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3930.S95 M42 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5986026M
    LC Control Number66015891

    Character description, analysis and casting breakdown for Phoebe Meryll from The Yeomen of the Guard Join StageAgent today and unlock amazing theatre resources and opportunities. Learn. The Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard, to give them their full title, was created by Henry VII in at the Battle of Bosworth and is the oldest military corps in existence in Britain. They have served the monarch continuously since then, even during The Commonwealth ( – ) when they guarded King Charles II in exile in France.

    The Yeomen of the Guard: including the Body of Yeoman Warders H.M. Tower of London, members of the Sovereign's Body Guard (Extraordinary): by Ian MacInnes (Book) Eight into one by Joe David (Book). In writing the book for "The Yeomen of the Guard" Gilbert was faced with the problem of appeasing Sullivan, who thought he was too good a composer to bother with light opera. As a result this tale.

    The Yeomen of the Guard is an immersive minute performance. Throughout the show, audience members in the Promenade section will be onstage among the actors, occasionally using scenic elements as temporary seating. Traditional fixed-seat ticket holders may also be . With its roots in the mid-nineteenth century English opera tradition of Balfe and Wallace, ‘The Yeomen of the Guard’, is an integrated hybrid of operetta and romantic opera that combines the sparkling essence of previous Savoy successes with heightened drama and emotion while its score is also free from the earnestness in which much of Sullivan’s grand opera ‘Ivanhoe’ (with.


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The Yeomen of the Guard, or The Merryman and His Maid, opened October 3,at the Savoy Theatre and ran for is different from the other Gilbert and Sullivan operas in that it ends with a broken-hearted main character and at least two reluctant engagements, rather than the usual plethora of happy marriages.

The Yeomen of the Guard book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Excerpt from The Yeomen of the Guard: Or, the Merryman and H /5. Yeomen of the Guard Paperback – November 1, by William S. Gilbert (Composer), Arthur Sullivan (Composer) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from /5(7). Plot summary from the book The Victor Book of the Opera, RCA Manufacturing Co., Camden, NJ, Download this plot summary in as a text (ASCII) file. To Yeomen of the Guard Home Page. The Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard is the world’s oldest surviving royalbodyguard, having been founded by Henry VII in Today it is solely a ceremonial body,but in the past it was also a true bodyguard and the nucleus of a fighting force at a time whenEngland had no standing army.

Nevertheless, even in its early years, its ceremonial role wasof great importance. This was the favorite work of Gilbert and Sullivan themselves, and the quality of the book and score shines through here.

Alfred Drake is a superb Jack Point who can convey wistful sadness when needed without going over the top the way some performers of the role do.

THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD has not been treated well in TV presentations. Now /5. The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of WA is feeling heartbroken. Septem Resident 'heartbreaker', Chad Henderson has wooed his way through our recent productions of HMS Pinafore, The Gondoliers, and The Mikado, and he's at it again in THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD.

Directed by Dave Heather. With Alfred Marks, Joel Grey, Elizabeth Gale, Claire Powell. Colonel Fairfax has been falsely accused of sorcery by a jealous relative who covets his estates and money. The Colonel is condemned to death for his 'crime' and waits in the Tower of London for his execution. Fate, however, steps in - in the form of Sergeant Meryll (who owes his life to Colonel Fairfax) and /10(8).

By William S. Gilbert and Arthur S. Sullivan. Vocal Book. This Gilbert & Sullivan opera is set in the Tower of London, during the 16th century, and is the darkest, and perhaps most emotionally engaging, of the Savoy Operas, ending with a broken-hearted main character and two very reluctant engagements, rather than the usual numerous ry: Vocal (Opera) Libretto.

The Yeomen of the Guard or Yeomen Archers was created in to guard the new King, Henry then, their sense of duty and commitment to their Monarch is absolute.

They no longer carry the harquebus, or a quiver of arrows with the long-bow of by-gone days, or indeed protect the body of the Sovereign in its true meaning, but they are as proud and certainly no less loyal to their Sovereign. Yeomen of the Guard, the personal bodyguard of the sovereign of England, in continuous existence since they were established by King Henry VII in They should not be confused with the yeomen warders of the Tower of London, often called “Beefeaters,” who, like the Yeomen of the Guard, wear Tudor ally, the Yeomen of the Guard were responsible for the king’s safety on.

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The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard is the world's oldest surviving royal. bodyguard, having been founded by Henry VII in Today it is solely a ceremonial body, but in the past it was also a true bodyguard and the nucleus of a fighting force at a time when.

England had no standing : Bloomsbury Publishing. The Yeomen of the Guard can be distinguished by their cross belts, worn from the left shoulder. They carry a sword, which is not drawn, and a halberd known as a 'partisan'. The Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard was created by Henry VII in after the battle of Bosworth.

The Yeomen of the Guard, or The Merryman and his Maid is an operetta by Gilbert and was first performed on 3 October It had performances. It is the eleventh of fourteen operettas written by Gilbert and their previous operettas, Yeomen is darker and more serious in its tone and of premiere: Savoy Theatre, London, England.

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Define yeoman of the guard. yeoman of the guard synonyms, yeoman of the guard pronunciation, yeoman of the guard translation, English dictionary definition of yeoman of the guard. yeomen of the guard A member of a ceremonial guard attending the British sovereign and royal family and also guarding the Tower of London.

Introduction. There are very few institutions in this country which can boast of a history of four centuries, but the Yeomen of the Guard can now do so, for this famous Body Guard of the Sovereign was formed by Henry VII, and made its first appearance in public at His Majesty’s coronation on the 30 October   Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Yeomen of the Guard, one of the duo’s grandest Savoy operas, celebrates London in this Olympic year.

The Yeomen of the Guard. likes. The Yeomen of the Guard and the Queen's HouseholdFollowers:. The Yeomen of the Guard ( TV Movie) Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries.

Colonel Fairfax has been falsely accused of sorcery by a jealous relative who covets his estates and money. The Colonel is condemned to death for his 'crime' and waits in the Tower of London for his execution.

Fate, however, steps in - in the.YEOMAN GUARD blandford photo book British paget. THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD By Julian Paget. Printed in Pages - Hardcover (10 inches / 25 cm tall) CONDITION: Good, bit of storage wear to cover, aging Rating: % positive.

GILBERT & SULLIVAN: The Yeomen of the Guard () Lt. Cholmondely - DONALD HARRIS Colonel Fairfax - LEONARD OSBORN Sergeant Meryll - DARRELL FANCOURT Leonard Meryll - NEVILLE GRIFFITHS Jack Point - MARTYN GREEN Wilfred Shadbolt - RICHARD WATSON First Yeoman - NEVILLE GRIFFITHS Second Yeoman - GEOFFREY SANDERS Elsie Maynard - MURIEL .