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Produced at the Prince of Wales's Theatre, on Thursday afternoon, December 23rd 1886 and revived at the Prince of Wales's Theatre, on December 20th 1906.

Dramatis Personæ


ALICE Miss Phoebe Carlo Marie Studholme
WHITE RABBIT Master D. Abrahams Rita Leggerio
CATERILLAR Master S. Solomon Harry Ulph
DUCHESS Miss Florence Levey Alice Barth
COOK Miss Anna Abrahams Euphan Maclaren
CHESHIRE CAT Master Charles Adeson Marjorie West
HATTER Mr. Sidney Harcourt Stanley Brett
HARE Master Edgar Norton Florrie Arnold
DORMOUSE Miss Dorothy D'Alcourt Ivy Sawyer
KING OF HEARTS Master Stephen Adeson Julian Cross
QUEEN OF HEARTS Mdlle. Rosa Florence Lloyd
KNAVE OF HEARTS Miss Kitty Abrahams Harold Borrett
EXECUTIONER Mr. H. H. H. Cameron H. H. Cameron
GRYPHON Mr. Charles Bowland J. C. Buckstone
MOCK TURTLE Mr. William Cheesman Tom Graves
SECOND LOBSTER   Margaret Fraser
FIRST FAIRY   Alice Dubarri
FIRST OYSTER   Phyllis Bedells


  1886 1906
ALICE Miss Phoebe Carlo Marie Studholme
WHITE KING Miss Anna Abrahams Harold Borrett
WHITE QUEEN Miss Kitty Abrahams Florence Lloyd
THE CARPENTER Mr. H. H. H. Cameron H. H. Cameron
WHITE KNIGHT Master Stephan Adeson  
LILY Miss Florence Levey Carmen Sylva
ROSE Miss Mabel Love Alice Dubarri
RED QUEEN Mdlle. Rosa Alice Barth
RED KING Master D. Abrahams Harry Ulph
RED KNIGHT Master C. Kitts Dorrit Maclaren
TWEEDLEDUM Mr. Sidney Harcourt Tom Graves
TWEEDLEDEE Mr. John Ettinson J. C. Buckstone
HUMPTY DUMPTY Mr. William Cheesman H. H. Cameron
THE WALRUS Mr. C. Bowland Julian Cross
GOLLIWOG   Will Bishop
LION Mr. Charles Adeson Leslie Bilbe
UNICORN Master S. Solomon John Hobbs
HARE Mr. Edgar Horton Florrie Arnold
LEG OF MUTTON Master Hood Tom Jones
CORNFLOWER   Phyllis Bedells
PLUM PUDDING Miss D. D'Alcourt Ethel Evans

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   In Wonderland.

  • No. 1 - Opening Chorus - "Sleep, Alice, sleep as we circle around thee, lull'd by the music of bird and of bee; safe in the forest, since fairies have found thee..."
  • No. 2 - Song - Alice - "How doth the little crocodile improve his shining tail, and pour the waters of the Nile on ev'ry golden scale. How cheerfully he seems to grin..."
  • No. 3 - Song - Alice - "'You are old, Father William,' the young man said, 'and your hair has become very white, and yet you incessantly stand on your head...'"
  • No. 4 - Entrance and Song - Duchess - "Speak roughly to your little boy and beat him when he sneezes, for he can thoroughly enjoy the pepper when he pleases."
  • No. 5 - Duet - Alice & Cheshire Cat - "Cheshire Pussy thanks to thee, for the things you've told to me.  You've such information rare, no cat with you can compare."
  • No. 6 - Trio - Hare, Hatter and Alice - "The poor Hatter's very mad, so they say, so they say, he's indubitably mad, so they say.  Tho' why hatters should be mad..."
  • No. 6a - March
  • No. 7 - Gavotte of Cards - "King, Queen and Knave, here we are seen, dancing, dancing so gaily on the green.  King, Queen and Knave, here we are seen..."
  • No. 7a - Entrance of Executioner - "Here comes the Executioner!"
  • No. 8 - Executioner's Chorus, with Queen and King - "He is the executioner and thinks it very odd he is asked to cut a head off when it hasn't got a body..."
  • No. 9 - Song - Mock-Turtle - "Beautiful soup, so rich and green, waiting in a hot tureen.  Who for such dainties would not stoop?  Soup of the ev'ning..."
  • No. 10 - Song - Gryphon - "'Will you walk a little faster,' said a whiting to a snail, 'There's a porpoise close behind us, and he's treading on my tail...'"
  • No. 11 - Song - Alice - "'Tis the voice of the lobster I hear him declare, 'You have baked me to brown, I must sugar my hair.'  As a duck with its eyelids..."
  • No. 12 - Finale Act I - "'Not guilty,' I declare, but let the Knave take care in future not to steal the tempting tarts. ... 'Not guilty, then, I fear you cannot now...'"

ACT II   -   Through the Looking-Glass.

Supplementary Numbers.

  • Extra Song - "Flowerland" - "Flow'rs awake from out your long repose, snowdrops peep from under Winter's snow;  Lillie-flow'rs your sweetest perfume bring..."
  • Extra Song - "Naughty Little Bunny" - "When a rabbit's good as gold, always does what he is told, nobody can frown or scold, life is bright and sunny..."

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