THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

W. T. Wright (1881-83)

[Born Aldeburgh, Suffolk 1848]

William Thompson Wright was stage manager with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's No. 2 "Patience" Company from December 1881 to February 1883. For portions of that time, he took the silent walk-on part of Mr. Bunthorne's Solicitor.

In February 1883 he was made advance (publicity) manager for No. 2 "Patience," a position he held with various D'Oyly Carte touring companies until December 1886.



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