THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY
Doris Rogers (1922)
Doris Rogers spent less than two months as a mezzo-soprano chorister with the D'Oyly Carte Repertory Opera Company from July to September 1922.
She later appeared sporadically in London in a number of comedies and musicals, beginning with the comedy Little Accident (Apollo, April-June 1929), from 1929 to 1950. Her last role was the Duchess in a revival of Noel Gay's Me and My Girl (Winter Garden, December 1949-February 1950).
Doris Rogers thereafter worked primarily in films. Her parts included Mrs. Trout in Madame Louise (1951) and Florrie Wainwright in The Lyons in Paris (1955) and Life With the Lyons (1956). Her last part appears to have been Mrs. Hartletop in the television series The Pallisers (1974).
She was the mother of the well-known British actor Colin Blakely.
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