Or ‘The Opera’ as the Society is more commonly known.

Selkirk Opera has been entertaining the folk of Selkirk and the Borders with light opera and musicals for more than 85 years.

The Company meets to rehearse on Tuesday and Wednesday nights in the Selkirk High School Music Department
(the big building in front of the High School) at 7.00pm during the winter months.

We are pleased to announce our 2017 show.

28th Feb to 4th March 2017

Past Productions

We were  founded in 1927.
Since then we have produced 76 shows.
Find out about all our previous years shows.

Join Selkirk Opera

We are always on the look-out for new performers.
Or if you not looking for the limelight;
We also welcome anybody wishing to join our backstage or front-of-house teams.s shows.


Victoria Hall

28th February to 4th March 2017


(Saturday Matinee 2pm)

Lucky Programme Number


Contact us via the form at the bottom of this page

That’s it for another year – and I think we will all agree it was a “thoroughly” great show we managed to produce.

We thank all our lovely audiences who attended and to our sponsors – without you we couldn’t provide this level of entertainment year in, year out.

Take a look at what the press said:

Border Telegraph

Southern Reporter

Border Studio


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Why not consider supporting our Society by becoming a Patron?

As a Patron you would enjoy the advantage of Priority Booking before tickets go on sale to company members or the general public. This is usually done at the Patron’s Coffee Morning, usually on the last Saturday in January, or, if you can’t get along to that, by getting in touch with any member of the committee.

If you would like to find out how to become a Patron please contact the Patron’s Secretary: Yvonne Mitchell


The Principal Cast

Rachel Inglis as Millie Dillmount

Stuart Mitchell as Jimmy Smith

Yvonne Mitchell as Miss Dorothy Brown

Val McLean as Mrs Meers

Robin Murray as Trevor Graydon III

Tracey Mulholland as Muzzy van Hossmere

Andrew Thoms Ching Ho

David Mitchell as Bun Foo

Lorraine Lynn as Miss Peg Flannery

Ticket Information:

£12 adults
£10 concessions
£13 Table seats – Saturday night

Tickets available from Selkirk High Street “POP UP SHOP”
13th to 27th Feb
10am to 2pm

Online at:
Border Events (Link)

Or at the Box Office (Victoria Hall) during the week of the show


Committee Members


Robin Murray

Vice President

Andrew Thoms


Lorraine Lynne

Minutes Secretary 

Eilidh Walker


Tracey Mulholland

Patrons Secretary

Yvonne Mitchell


Stuart Mitchell, Patty Alexander, Kyle Fairbairn,
Rosemary Deans

Previous Productions

1927 The Mikado

1928 The Gondoliers

1929 The Pirates

1930 Iolanthe

1931 HMS Pinafore

1932 The Mikado

1933 Miss Hook of Holland

1934 A Country Girl

1935 Merrie England

1936 The Yeoman

1937 Quaker Girl

1938 The Arcadians

1939 The Desert Song

1940-46 No Productions

1947 The Gondoliers

1948 Iolanthe

1949 Goodnight Vienna

1949 Trial by Jury

1950 Rose Marie

1951 Chu Chin Chow

1952 Waltz Time

1953 Veronique

1954 Bitter Sweet

1955 Brigadoon

1956 Miss Hook of Holland

1957 Annie Get Your Gun

1958 Castles in Spain

1959 South Pacific

1960 Free as Air

1961 The King and I

1962 The Student Prince

1963 The Desert Song

1964 Calamity Jane

1965 Flower Drum Song

1966 The Mikado

1967 Rose Marie

1968 Carousel

1969 Iolanthe

1970 Oklahoma!

1971 Paint Your Wagon

1972 Mame

1973 West Side Story

1974 Brigadoon

1975 Toroddle Toroll

1976 Where’s Charley?

1977 My Fair Lady

1978 The Pyjama Game

1979 Fiddler on the Roof

1980 White Horse Inn

1981 South Pacific

1982 Can Can

1983 Love From Judy

1984 Oklahoma

1985 Paint Your Wagon

1986 King’s Rhapsody

1987 Wild Grows The Heather

1988 New Moon

1989 The Dancing Years

1989 Annie

1990 Bless the Bride

1991 The King and I

1992 The Sound of Music

1993 Calamity Jane

1994 South Pacific

1994 Hans Anderson

1995 The Merry Widow

1996 Annie Get your Gun

1996 Oliver!

1997 Count of Luxembourg

1998 Brigadoon

1999 Carousel

2000 The Sound of Music

2001 Hello Dolly

2002 Fiddler on the Roof

2003 My Fair Lady

2004 South Pacific

2005 Oklahoma!

2006 Guys and Dolls

2007 Kiss Me Kate

2008 Singin’ in the Rain

2009 Crazy For You

2010 Calamity Jane

2011 Me And My Girl

2012 Carousel

2013 Oliver

2014 The King and I

2015 Annie

2016 Dr Dolittle