THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Evelyn Astle as Fiametta in The Gondoliers

Evelyn Astle (1922-27)

Evelyn Astle served in D’Oyly Carte’s "New" Opera Company in September 1922 through June 1927. She assumed her first named part, Celia in Iolanthe, in 1925 when Marjorie Eyre moved up to play Phyllis. She also filled in on occasion in the 1925-26 season as Zorah in Ruddigore. In the 1926-27 season, her last with the Company, she held down two small roles: Zorah in Ruddigore, and Fiametta in The Gondoliers.




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