THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Madge Inglis (1883-85)

Contralto Madge Inglis sang the Lady Jane on tour with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's No. 2 "Patience" Company from January 1883 until the Company was disbanded in June 1884.In September of that year she took over as Lady Blanche with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's "A" ("Princess Ida" No. 2) Company.The Company added The Sorcerer to its tour in January 1885, with Miss Inglis as Mrs. Partlett.When Kate Forster left in March, Miss Inglis moved up to Lady Sangazure in the latter work, and when H.M.S. Pinafore joined the tour in June she added Little Buttercup to her repertoire.She left the D'Oyly Carte when "A" Company was disbanded in December 1885.

Subsequent roles included the part of Judith Bassett in Walter Parke and J. C. Bond Andrews' comic opera Herne's Oak, produced at the Prince of Wales's Theatre, Liverpool, in 1887.



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