British Theatre broadsides

British Theatre broadsides

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Unknown
Title: British Theatre broadsides
Dates: 1902-1926
Quantity: 2.0 oversize folders
Coll. Number: ms3574

Biographical/Historical Note

The creator of this collection is unknown. Broadsides were printed by various printers, including: William & Strahan printers, Lambeth, S.E.; Stafford & Co., Ltd., Netherfield, Notts; John Horn, LTD., London and Glasgow; Leggat Brothers, Glasgow; and David Allen & Sons LTD.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of nine broadsides advertising theatre productions that took place in Sadler's Wells Theatre; Palace Theatre, Sunderland; Empire Theatre, Nottingham; Holloway Empire Theatre; Glasgow Tivoli Palace Theatre; Alhambra Theatre, Belfast; Queen's Theatre, Fleetwood; and The Grand Theatre, Stockton-On-Tees.


Index Terms

Broadsides (notices)
Theater--Great Britain.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

British Theatre broadsides, ms 3574, Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
1Broadsides, 1902-1926
Sadler's Wells Theatre, nearly opposite the "Angel" Tube Station, Monday, March 31, 1902, two shows: Arthur Rigby, the extra eminent and classy comedian; The Mason, or, "the fool and his frau, the dear old dutch," commando of comedians.
Palace Theatre, Sunderland, week commencing February 26, 1917: Hamilton's pictures and varieties; The boxfighter; Clifton and Miss Daisy, the one-wheel wonders; The oval diamond; the latest war picture; In days of old, a fantastic comedy, in one act.
Empire Theatre, Nottingham, Monday, June 15, 1925: Zip!, cast of start artist, including Billy Caryll, Phyllis Pleydell, Chas. Weaver, Jack Skelbo, the 16 Zip girls, Sterndale, Wallace Orton's Yama quintette, Dora Dolaro, Hilda Mundy, and chorus and orchestra under the direction of Harold Brewer.
Empire Theatre, Nottingham, Monday, February 8, 1926: Big Ben, a timely revue.
 
OS Folder
2Broadsides, 1902-1910, undated
Holloway Empire Theatre, Holloway Road, N., Monday, June 30, 1902: series of coronation pictures on the bioscope, King Edward & Queen Alexandra; Ventriloquial Vox and his varied voices; Zarmo, the weird, wild wonder; George Gilbey, a comic singer; Miss Florrie Forde; Heeley and Meeley, simple a laughing stock!; The Ross Combination; Tom & Jack; Gariggio Trio; Florence Vivien in the Coronation Cake Walk; Vansart, the man with the grip of iron!
Glasgow Tivoli Palace Theatre, Main Street, Anderston Cross., Monday, April 17, 1905: Venus Masquerade and beautiful figure contest; The golfer and the maid, Hanyarr & Lee; A hot member, a great Irish comedy sketch; Edwards & Espinosa, musicians and dancers; Jas. Shields, the best one-legged performer in the world; Oberrammergau passion play; the Cedrics, in their comedy act.
Alhambra Theatre, Belfast, Monday, January 17, 1910: The brutal master; Mick Money's troubles; Drowsy Dick's dream; The lion's bride; A wedding among rag and bone merchants; Hyman & Gray, vocalists and dancers; A story of circus life, a pathetic picture creation.
Queen's Theatre, Fleetwood, Monday, September 29: Billy Ross, the Great Comedy Boxer; Guilty Love; The chains of honour.
Grand Theatre, Stockton-On-Tees, Monday, November 30: Sam Ridgway, vocal comedian; Miss Annie Ormonde; Frank Leon; Miss Amy Height; Mr. Maloney's Troubles.