THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Walter Gilbert as Nanki-Poo in The Mikado

Walter Gilbert (1885-87)

Walter Gilbert appeared on tour as Nanki-Poo in the first provincial production of The Mikado with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's "E" Company from November 1885 to December 1887.

The image of Gilbert to the right comes from a programme for the D'Oyly Carte's December 1930 visit to the Theatre Royal, Aberdeen. The lessee and licensee of the theatre is given as "Walter Gilbert."




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