Hugh Bishop in H.M.S. Pinafore

Hugh Bishop (1970-73)

Hugh Bishop, whose real first name was Robert, was a tenor chorister and understudy with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company from September 1970 until June 1973. During his last season (1972-73), he was given the role of Leonard Meryll in The Yeomen of the Guard. From time to time during his tenure with the Company he filled in as the Duke of Dunstable in Patience, Lord Tolloller in Iolanthe, Leonard Meryll in The Yeomen of the Guard, and Marco in The Gondoliers.

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