A Country Girl

A Country Girl is a musical play in two acts by James T. Tanner, with lyrics by Adrian Ross, additional lyrics by Percy Greenbank, music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens.

It opened at Daly’s Theatre in London, managed by George Edwardes, on 18 January 1902 and ran for 729 performances, which was the fourth longest run for any piece of musical theatre up to that time. It starred Hayden Coffin, Bertram Wallis and Rutland Barrington. Gertie Millar and Isabel Jay joined the cast later. The show also enjoyed a Broadway run.

This was Lionel Monckton’s first score as principal composer, and his songs included “Molly the Marchioness”, “Try Again, Johnny”, and “Under the Deodar”.In aid of The Church of England Children’s Society.

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Cast & Creative

Show Date: May 1952

Venue: Church Hall, Barnes

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