INVERNESS OPERA COMPANY
An English comic opera in two acts
by Edward German to a libretto by Basil Hood.
The patriotic story concerns love and rivalries
at the court of Queen Elizabeth I,
when a love letter sent by Sir Walter Raleigh
to one of Queen Elizabeth's Ladies in Waiting, Bessie Throckmorton,
ends up in the hands of the Queen.
It opened at the Savoy Theatre in London on 2 April 1902
Music by Edward German
Libretto by Basil Hood
Merrie England was performed
from Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th March 1989.
Merrie England was performed at the Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
An Amateur Performance by arrangement with Chappell Music Ltd.
The Cast List