D'Oyly Carte Opera Company: Special performances, 1885-1978

Scope and Content

Includes the following, as well as souvenir programmes for benefit and charity shows:

  • Programmes for company performances on board ships, 1885-1934.
  • Bound programme for a special benefit performance at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, featuring the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, 1898.
  • Programme for a performance at the White House, 1937.
  • Leather-bound programme and related materials for a Royal Command performance of H.M.S. Pinafore at Windsor Castle, 1977.
  • Programme for a performance of The Yeomen of the Guard at the Festival of the City of London, 1978.