Claire Turnbull

Claire first performed with the Society in 2007 in the role of Gianetta in The Gondoliers. Since then she has played all the major soprano leads for DGASS including Josephine in HMS Pinafore, Elsie Maynard in The Yeomen of the Guard, Aline in The Sorcerer, Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Phyllis in Iolanthe, Patience, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance and, last year, the part of Elsie Maynard again.

Claire has also worked with Linlithgow Amateur Musical Productions, playing Sarah in Guys and Dolls, Mabel in the Broadway version of The Pirates of Penzance and Lady Jacqueline in Me and My Girl.

Claire has also appeared at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, playing the part of Letitia in The Zoo, at Paradise in the Vault, in 2011. Claire also regularly performs at many charity concerts.

[from the 2017 programme]

Appearances with Dunfermline Gilbert & Sullivan Society

2021Zoom MikadoYum-Yum
2017RuddigoreRose Maybud
2016The Yeomen of the GuardElsie Maynard
2015The GondoliersGianetta
2014The Pirates of PenzanceMabel
2012Princess IdaPrincess Ida
2011The MikadoYum-Yum
2010Trial by JuryThe Plaintiff
2010The SorcererAline
2009The Yeomen of the GuardElsie Maynard
2008HMS PinaforeJosephine
2007The GondoliersGianetta

Next appearance

Your next chance to see the Society on stage at Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline will be on 13–15 February 2025 for the première run of The Jury’s Out.

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