Artistes Index

Eales, Margaret
Married Keith Bonnington (marriage dissolved)
Was with the company from 1963 to 1965
Roles played: Ceilia, Zorah and Fiametta
Later with the Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Eggleston, Anne
Born in Thornaby-on-Tees, Yorkshire
Married to Keith Bonnington
Was with the company from 1967 to 1977
Roles played: Sacharissa, Zorah, Kate (Yeomen), Giulia and Gretchen
Later with English National Opera and The Royal Opera, Covent Garden

Elburn, Beatrice (died 1975)
Was with the company from 1925 to 1930
Roles played: Bridesmaid, Kate (Pirates), Lady Saphir, Lady Angela, Leila, Iolanthe, Chloe, Melissa, Peep-Bo, Ruth (Ruddigore), Mad Margaret, Phoebe Meryll, Giulia, Vittoria and Tessa
Known in the company as "Betty" or "B"

Ellison, Jon (born 1930)(Photos)
Born in Whitchurch, Shropshire on 15th October
Married to Joy Mornay
Was with the company from 1953 to 1966 and 1968 to 1979
Roles played: Cox, Foreman of Jury, Judge, Usher, Notary, Boatswain, Bob Becket, Samuel, Solicitor, Major Murgatroyd, Scynthius, Go-To, Old Adam, 1st Citizen, 2nd Citizen, Antonio, Annibale, Tarara and Ben Hashbaz

Emmanuel, Ivor
Born in Pontrhydyfen, Glamorgan
Was with the company from 1950 to 1951
Roles played: Associate and Luiz
Later had a notable career, particularly on television, having his own programme "Land of Song"

Evans, Elanor (1897 - 1969)
Married to Darrell Fancourt
Was with the company from 1921 to 1937, 1941 to 1945 and 1949 to 1953
Roles played: Plaintiff, Josephine, Ada, Lady Psyche and Gianetta
Was Stage Director and Director of Productions from 1949 to 1953
She was known in the company as "Snookie"

Evans, Ivor (1912 - 1993)(Photos)
Born in Swansea
Was with the company from 1952 to 1953
Roles played: Bouncer, Usher, Dick Deadeye, Pirate King, Colonel Calverley, Mountararat, Go-To, Mikado, Sir Roderic Murgatroyd, Old Adam, Sergeant Meryll and Lieutenant of the Tower

Evans, Lulu(Photos)
Was with the company from 1899 to 1907
Roles played: Hebe, Edith, Lady Saphir, Lady Angela, Iolanthe, Melissa, Pitti-Sing, Phoebe Meryll and Tessa

Everard, Harriet (1844 - 1882)
Born in London on 12th March
Was with the company from 1877 to 1881
Created the roles of Mrs Partlet and Little Buttercup
Other roles played: Ruth (Pirates)

Evett, Robert (1874 - 1949)(More)(Photos)
Born in Warwickshire on 16th October
Was with the company from 1892 to 1903
Roles played: Box, Alexis. Ralph Rackstraw, Frederic, Duke of Dunstable, Tolloller, Hilarion, Cyril, Nanki-Poo, Colonel Fairfax, Marco, Captain Fitzbattleaxe, Dramaleigh and Ernest
Following a successful spell in musical comedy and, on the death of George Edwardes, took over the responsibility of running Daly's and the Gaiety theatres.

Eyre, Marjorie (1897 - 1987)(More)(Photos)
Born in Derby
Married to Leslie Rands
Was with the company from 1924 to 1946
Roles played: Constance, Hebe, Edith, Lady Ella, Lady Saphir, Lady Angela, Patience Celia, Lady Blanche, Phyllis, Melissa, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Rose Maybud, Mad Margaret, Phoebe Meryll, Giulia, Gianetta and Tessa

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