Robert Douglas Kerr

Douglas has been a freelance musician for many years and specialises in Scottish traditional music on the clarsach. He occasionally plays the organ in church. He has written a few short musicals and has recently completed a course in film music composition.

His principal roles with the Society include John Wellington Wells in The Sorcerer, Pish-Tush in The Mikado and Pierre in La Vie Parisienne. Most recently for DGASS he played the Second Yeoman in The Yeomen of the Guard and Giorgio in The Gondoliers.

It has been a lifelong ambition to play a portrait coming to life since he first saw Ruddigore as a child, and he is going to relish the experience.

[from the 2017 programme]

Appearances with Dunfermline Gilbert & Sullivan Society

2017RuddigoreGhost of a Murgatroyd
2016The Yeomen of the GuardSecond Yeoman
2012Princess IdaFlorian
2010The SorcererJohn Wellington Wells
2005The ZooAesculapius Carboy
2004The MikadoPish-Tush
2000La Vie ParisiennePierre

Next appearance

The Pirates of Penzance 2022

Apart from ongoing Zoom activity, which includes a concert version of The Mikado on 16 June 2021, our next show on stage in the Carnegie Hall will be The Pirates of Penzance from Thursday to Saturday 17–19 February 2022!

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