THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY
George Willoughby (1887-88)
George Willoughby was a baritone chorister on tour with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's "E" Company from at least December 1887 to August 1888. He appeared as John Bird in the Arthur Law & George Grossmith companion piece Uncle Samuel between December 1887 and June 1888, and filled in briefly for Henry E. Bellamy as Samuel in The Pirates of Penzance in August 1888.
Willoughby later toured with Horace Sedger's Company as Arrostino Annegato in Gilbert & Cellier's The Mountebanks (1892). He also took one role in London, in a legitimate play. He was Mr. Hubbock in Henry Arthur Jones' The Rogue's Comedy (Garrick, April-May 1896).
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