ISABEL FENTON
(ISABEL STRAUGHTON)

First year in the Society: 1951
Principal acting and production roles:

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Year

Production

Role(s)

1954

Patience

Patience

1955

The Gondoliers

Gianetta

1958

The Pirates of Penzance

Mabel

1959

The Yeomen of the Guard

Elsie Maynard

1960

The Mikado

Yum-Yum

1969

Ruddigore

Rose Maybud

1970

The Mikado

Katisha

1971

The Sorcerer

Aline

1972

The Gondoliers

Vittoria

1974

Princess Ida

Producer

1975

Patience

Producer

1976

Iolanthe

Producer

1977

The Yeomen of the Guard

Producer

1978

Trial by Jury & HMS Pinafore

Producer

1979

The Gondoliers

Producer

1985

The Yeomen of the Guard

Prompt

1986

Iolanthe

Prompt

2006

The Mikado

Prompt

2007

Princess Ida

Wardrobe assistant

2008

Trial by Jury & HMS Pinafore

Prompt and make up assistant

2009

The Pirates of Penzance

Prompt and make up assistant

 

Isabel was Society Treasurer 1993-2000 and is a Life member.   Isabel's mother was Jennifer North, leading soprano with the Society from 1933 to 1947 and Producer of 7 of our shows between 1947 and 1959.   Both of Isabel's parents were with the Carl Rosa and D'Oyly Carte Companies.   Here are mother and daughter together in 1959.

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