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Props and Part Costume Available

The following props and part costume are available from Berenice Stage Costume Hire.

Most of these are 'hand props' which tend to go with a particular costume or character and are provided at no extra cost with a very few exceptions. 
Props without costumes are only provided for bone fide productions/events. 
This list also includes individual item costs but the prices specified are "full show prices" we do not provide props for shows we do not costume.

Show Character item hire price £
with stated full character costume otherwise
Gondoliers      
  Don Alambra Staff on request
5.00
  2 Contadine Flower baskets (Contadine) on request
5.00 each
  Contadine Roses (red and white) (Condatini) on request
15.00
     
Grand Duke      
Iolanthe Private Willis Rifle(wooden) on request
n/a
       
n/a
HMS Pinafore Ralph Rackstraw Pistol on request

n/a

  Corcoran Whip on request
5.00
  Corcoran Cat-o-nine tails on request 5.00
  Bosun Bosun's whistle on request
5.00
      on request
5.00
  Buttercup Basket on request
5.00
Mikado KoKo Large Samurai sword 
(sinkersnee)
on request
n/a
  Mikado Guards Small Samurai swords on request
2.00each
  KoKo 'Chippy Chippy Chopper' (Axe) on request
5.00
  All Fans on request
5.00 each
  Yum Yum/ Pitti Sing/ Peep Bo Japanese Paper Parasols on request
5.00 each
  All Ladies Ladies wigs part of costume
n/a
  Nanki Poo Shamisen "Japanese 'guitar'" on request
10.00
Patience      
Pirates of Penzance Policemen Police Truncheons part of costume
2.00 each
  Pirate King, Ruth Pistols part of costume
n/a
       
n/a
       
n/a
  Pirate King Rapier in baldric on request
n/a
   
 
n/a
  Samuel Leather bottel on request
n/a
     
n/a
     
n/a
Princess Ida Sons of Gama Armour for Sons of Gama
This is classed as special costume £32.00

Please Contact for Price

  Sons of Gama Swords for Sons of Gama (large)
Only available with armour.
N/A
       
5.00 each
     
  crowns for kings on request
10.00
  Axes, swords etc (wooden/plastic) on request
n/a
Ruddigore Dame Hannah Double handed sword (for duel) on request
5.00
  Dame Hannah/Ruthven Rapier (for duel) on request
10.00
  Dame Hannah/Ruthven Dagger (for duel) on request
5.00
       
  Despard Whip on request
5.00
  Despard Riding crop on request
5.00
  Bucks and Blades Various walking sticks for Bucks and Blades on request
5.00 each
Sorcerer      
 
Thespis      
Utopia Ltd. Fans (Feather) on request
4.00 each
    Flower Lei on request
3.00 each
    Flower (headdess) on request
2.00 each
       
n/a
Yeoman of the Guard Yeomen Partisans (Halberds) (wooden heads)  
5.00 each
  Yeomen Partisans (Halberds) metal heads (9 only)  
10.00 each
  Executioner Executioner's Axe  
5.00
  Shadbolt Arquebus (reconstruction) on request
5.00
  Shadbolt Arquebus (comic) on request
5:00
  Shadbolt Thumbscrews on request
5.00
  Shadbolt Jester stick on request 5.00
  Jack Point Jester stick on request 5.00
  Elsie Dagger Part of Costume
5.00
  Chalmondley/Leonard Swords in baldric or frog(belt hanging) (only 1) on request
10.00 each
  Shadbolt Jailers Keys (very large keys) Part of Costume
10.00
  Dame Carruthers chatelaine Part of Costume
5.00
  Shadbolt/Townsperson Raven Keeper's Glove on request
5.00
  Headsman Axe
on request
5.00
         
Other Costume items Bootspats
(Calf high leggings in leather and leatherette which simulate boots when worn with ordinary black shoes)
 
5.00 pair
  Top Hats (Basic)  
10:00
  Top Hats (Special) and opera hats  
15:00
  Old Tyme Music Hall Hats (Ladies)  
5.00
  Military Hats soft  
5:00
     
Cowboy Leather Holsters 5.00
15.00
       
  Cowboy Reproduction revolver (metal) 10.00
15.00
  Cowboy Reproduction revolver (plastic) 5.00
10.00
  Saxon Sword and scabbard (metal) 5.00
10.00 
    Medieval Sword and scabbard (metal) 5.00
10.00
    Medieval Sword and scabbard(plastic)  
5.00
  Peers Cloaks and Coronets   Full Costume
  Cowboy Hats   10.00
    coats and jackets   Full Costume
    velour robe   Full Costume
    waistcoats   15.00
    shirts   15.00
    dresses   Full Costume
    suits   Full Costume
    trousers and overalls   15.00
    Neckwear   5.00
    Long nighties, Dressing Gowns, Academic Gowns   Full Costumes
  Cowboy Chaps (3 pairs)   15.00 per pair
 
Berenice Stage Costume Hire
is taking bookings now
for all G&S shows
Telephone  +44 (0) 161 292 6739



Opera

First Night

Closing

Theatre

Thespis

December 26, 1871

March 8, 1872

Gaiety

Trial by Jury

March 25, 1875

December 18, 1875

Royalty

The Sorcerer

November 17, 1877

May 24, 1878

Opéra Comique

H.M.S. Pinafore

May 25, 1878

February 20, 1880

Opéra Comique

The Pirates of Penzance

December 30, 1879
December 31, 1879
April 3, 1880

December 30, 1879
December 31, 1879
April 2, 1881

Bijou, Paignton
Fifth Avenue Theater, NY
Opéra Comique

Patience

April 23, 1881
October 10, 1881

October 8, 1881
November 22, 1882

Opéra Comique
Savoy

Iolanthe

November 25, 1882

January 1, 1884

Savoy

Princess Ida

January 5, 1884

October 9, 1884

Savoy

The Mikado

March 14, 1885

January 19, 1887

Savoy

Ruddygore

January 22, 1887

November 5, 1887

Savoy

The Yeomen of the Guard

October 3, 1888

November 30, 1889

Savoy

The Gondoliers

December 7, 1889

June 20, 1891

Savoy

Utopia, Limited

October 7, 1893

June 9, 1894

Savoy

The Grand Duke

March 7, 1896

July 10, 1896

Savoy

Compiled from The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company In Gilbert and Sullivan Operas: A Record of Productions, 1875-1961.
Compiled by Cyril Rollins and R. John Witts. London: Michael Joseph, 1962