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John Reed (I) (1916–2010)

John Reed performed as a baritone with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company between 1951 and 1979. His featured roles with the company were: Cox in "Cox And Box" The Associate in "Trial by Jury" The Judge in "Trial by Jury" Mr Wells in "The Sorcerer" Sir Joseph in "H.M.S. Pinafore" Major-General in "The Pirates of Penzance" Major Murgatroyd in "Patience... See full bio »

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Known For

H.M.S. Pinafore
H.M.S. Pinafore Sir Joseph Porter, KCB
(1973)
Ruddigore
Ruddigore Robin Oakapple / Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd
(1966)
Together Again: A Tribute to Kenneth Sandford, John Reed, and Thomas Round
Together Again: A Tribute to Kenneth Sandford, John Reed, and Thomas Round Voice (archive) / Sir Joseph 2 / Ko-Ko 2 / Jack Point / Lord Chancellor
(2000)
The Mikado
The Mikado Ko-Ko
(1967)

Filmography

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 2000 Together Again: A Tribute to Kenneth Sandford, John Reed, and Thomas Round (Video)
Voice (archive) / Sir Joseph 2 / Ko-Ko 2 / ...
 1967 Biografie (TV Series)
 1967 The Mikado
Ko-Ko
 1965 Patience (TV Movie)
Reginald Bunthorne
 1958 Triptych in Four Parts (Short)
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 2001 H.M.S. Pinafore (TV Movie) (stage director: operetta)
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 1974 I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General (Short)
The Modern Major General
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Other Works:

He played the comic leads for the illustrious D'Oly Carte opera company's productions for the Gilbert and Sullivan Operetta from 1965 till their close in 1982. He was the principal comedian of the D'Oly Carte Opera Company from 1959 to 1979. He was hired in 1951 as a chorister and understudy to Peter Pratt. In 1959, Pratt ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

In 1988: It's funny how the brain works. I can be standing there singing the Nightmare Song from 'Iolanthe," looking out at a woman in the audience wearing a hat and thinking 'My God, that hat is so big the man behind her can't see.' And the works keep coming with no problem.

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He was a butcher's son and a self-taught stage performer. See more »

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