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Auditions for The Grand Duke; or, The Statutory Duel.

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Auditions for the 

In June 2019 for the first time in our 85 year history Hull Savoyards will perform Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Grand Duke; or, The Statutory Duel. The characters in this production are:


Rudolph, Grand Duke of Pfennig-Halbpfennig

Ernest Dummkopf, a Theatrical Manager

Ludwig, his Leading Comedian

Dr. Tannhäuser, a Notary

The Prince of Monte Carlo

Viscount Mentone

Ben Hashbaz, a costumier


The Princess of Monte Carlo, betrothed to Rudolph

The Baroness von Krakenfeldt, betrothed to Rudolph

Julia Jellicoe, an English Comedienne

Lisa, a Soubrette

Members of Ernest Dummkopf's Company:





Chorus of Chamberlains, Nobles, Actors, Actresses, etc.

If you would like to audition, join a forward looking and friendly Society who make new members very welcome or require any further details please email - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Auditions will be held on the afternoon of Saturday 12th January 2019. Rehearsals commence on 10th January 2019, 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Bricknell Avenue Methodist Church and then each Thursday until the production in June 2019.