Amateur Operatic Society

YAOS Undated
Title Amateur Operatic Society
Date Undated
Location Yeadon
Photo ID X73
Comment Members of the society in costume for a production.
YAOS 1933

M027 – YAOS, 1933.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1933

This was a production of “No, No, Nanette” , the cast were:
Back row left to right: Joe Nolan ? Blackburn, Annie Poole, Arthur Powell, Elsie Clayton ? Molly Chippendale ? Elsie Myers, Eric Blackwell.
Second row left to right: Frank Airton, Doris Clayton, Molly Murgatroyd, Ena Poole, Jessie Lucas, Nina Jones, May Jones, Mary Myers, Lawrence Yeadon.
In the front, Vina Jordan.

YAOS 1933

M028 – YAOS, 1933.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1933

A line-up of girls from a production of “No, No, Nanette”, from left to right were: Jessie Lucas (later Jordan), May Jones, Nina Jones, Ena Poole, Mary Myers, Doris Clayton, Molly Murgatroyd, Elsie Clayton, Annie Poole, Molly Chippendale, Elsie Myers.

YAOS 1936

W495 – YAOS, 1936.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1936

The principal cast of “Desert Song” and an image from a production of the “Vagabond King”.

YAOS 1936

N79 – YAOS, 1936.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1936

“A scene from the musical play “The Vagabond King” produced by the Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society during the last week in February”

YAOS 1947

PU129 – YAOS, 1947.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1947

Cast photo from the show New Moon, Audrey Speight (Peel) is 3rd in from the left on the back row, 2nd in from the right is Esther Wild (Mawson).

Donated by Philip Peel.

YAOS 1948

PU128 – YAOS, 1948.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1948

A production of Desert Song, on the left of the front row is Audrey Speight (Peel), the girl in the centre is Esther Wild who married Eric Mawson.

Donated by Philip Peel.

YAOS 1949

PU108 – YAOS, 1949.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1949

Cast photo from a production of “Maritza”, the part of the leading lady was taken by Margery Boocock nee Ormonroyd.

Donated by Julie Boocock.

YAOS 1951

D515 – YAOS, 1951.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1951

The cast of Maid of the Mountains on stage in Yeadon Town Hall.

Donated by Gerald Long.

YAOS 1954

D395 – YAOS, 1954.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1954

Yeadon Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society production of “Annie Get Your Gun”. In no particular order the cast included: Gerald Long, Bernard Atha, Norman Stevans, Douglas Way, Rufus Denison, Doris Lupton, Anne Hutchinson, Chris Wendon, George Patterson, Keith Exley, Irene Driver, Donald Brown, Frank Matthews, Albert Stead, Alfred Lupton, John Rothera, Joan Denison and Don Trewarthur

YAOS 1968

H244 – YAOS, 1968.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1968

Dancers rehearsing and a group of principal actors.

Photographer Bryan Waite, donated by his family.

YAOS 1968

H245 – YAOS, 1968.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1968

A group of principal actors.

YAOS 1990

C731 – YAOS, 1990.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1990

The society’s diamond jubilee celebration, on the left is Musical Director John Webb with wife Patricia Webb, cutting the cake is President Gerald Long with his wife Vera Long.

Donated by Gerald Long.

YAOS 1990

C732 – YAOS, 1990.

Yeadon Amateur Operatic Society – 1990

As above.

Previous Comments:

Re M027
Pairton
Lovely to see Frank Airton – brother to my grandad Richard (married Louisa Hardwick of Yeadon), and of Walter. Thank you!
31 December 2013.

Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 26 October 2021.
Last updated: 26 October 2021.

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