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Eric Thornton joined D’Oyly Carte in 1950. During his first season with the company he played Bouncer (in Cox And Box), the Learned Judge (in Trial By Jury), Captain Corcoran (in Pinafore), Luiz (in Gondoliers) and Lord Mountararat in Iolanthe. The following year he sang the Pirate King and Sir Roderic (in Ruddigore) and from 1952 onwards worked with touring G&S companies in Australia.

-Peter Dempsey

Albums featuring this artist are available for download from ClassicsOnline.com
Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title  Catalogue No  Work Category 
GILBERT AND SULLIVAN (The Best of) Naxos Historical
SULLIVAN: Iolanthe (D'Oyly Carte) (1951) Naxos Historical

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