Gabrielle Ray

'Gabrielle Ray said, 'I am always dancing; I love it! When I don't dance, I sing. What else is there to do?'

Vera Neville – The Merry Widow – The Globe and Traveller – Friday 7th August 1908

 

DALY’S THEATRE.

TONIGHT, at 5.15, THE MERRY WIDOW. Messrs. Talleur Andrews, Lennox Pawle, Fred Kaye, Leslie Holland, Ralph Roberts, Foster, O’Connor, Joseph Coyne and George Graves; Mesdames Alma Griffiths, Vera Neville, Glyn, LeGrand, Hobson, Desmond, Lindsey, Welch, and Lily Elsie.

The Globe – Friday 7th August 1908

 

Peter Graves (1911-1994) began his career in Ivor Novello musicals, where he met his wife Vanessa Lee (1920-1992).

In a Gazette interview, Peter Graves said his mother, Vera Neville understudied Gabrielle Ray as Frou Frou in the original 1907 London version of the musical.

Vera Neville

Peter Graves (8th Lord Graves, Baron of Gravesend)

 

 

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See See (Rotary 3279 C)

Gabrielle Ray as “So-Hie” in "See See" 1906 (Rotary 3279 C)

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The Dollar Princess – The Play Pictorial

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The Dollar Princess – The Pay Pictorial

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Gabrielle Ray – Lily Elsie (Davidson Bros. 5001)

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The Little Cherub (Rotary 3062 C)

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