Great War Theatre

Examiner of Plays' Summary:

This is a spirited and unusually well-written melodrama of the spy order. The main story is as follows. Captain Terrence Fielding comes on leave to a village on the coast. He is in love with and at once becomes engaged to Lady Mary, the principal lady of the place and the heroine of the play. There are also resident there two supposed Belgian refugees, a man and a woman, and he recognises them as Germans whom he saw while a prisoner in Germany, when the man brutally assaulted a dying English Officer. He knows their real names and tells his friend Colonel Sharrow, of the Secret Service. It is clear that they are there to get hold of him, Fielding, because he knows the secret of a new machine gun, and get him to Germany in a submarine lying off the coast. In order to arrest the whole gang and down the submarine, Fielding pretends to be in love with the German woman and also drunk - thus alienating Lady Mary - and is taken to their house when there is a struggle and they are arrested. But how to deal with the submarine? Well, it appears that the signal for her rising was to be given by the German woman swimming out and cutting a wire attached to a buoy: this Mary volunteers to do in (of course) the great scene of the play. The love trouble is of course satisfactorily arranged, the Vicar pleading successfully with the man Lady Mary engaged herself to in pique at Fielding's supposed unfaithfulness. In the last part of Act I there is a scene of the unveiling of a war shrine, the Vicar appearing in a surplice etc (p.43), with choristers singing. It is quite reverently meant and I do not think can be objected to, though it might offend some people's tastes. It is outside the church. Part of the lighter side of the play is afforded by two soldiers, one the son of the Vicar's cook who has gained a commission in the field, the other a courtesy lord who is a private. This might annoy the feelings of officers of the old army, but is quite typical - given a little stage exaggeration - of the new army – I know of a cook’s son officer myself – and I think the phase cannot be excluded from the theatre. Both men – and this is important – are made thoroughly good fellows, and I think the business is rather a good lesson in practical democracy. In act III pp. 12 etc. I do not like the treatment of the German spies as a matter of taste, but I do not advise interference, except perhaps with the statement that the woman spy was the Crown Prince’s mistress p. 13. That is unfair, though any protection of that personage would be very unpopular. Recommended for Licence. G. B. Street

Licensed On: 22 Jan 1917

License Number: 753

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British Library Reference: LCP1917/2

British Library Classmark: Add MS 66157 I

Performances

DateTheatreType
3 Feb 1917 Lyceum Theatre, LondonProfessional Licensed Performance
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Nightly at 7.45pm, matinees Weds, Thurs and Saturday at 2.30pm.
14 Feb 1917 Lyceum, LondonProfessional
30 Dec 1918 Royal and Empire Theatre, Merthyr TydfilProfessional
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Presented by Walter Howard's company
13 Jan 1919 Theatre and Opera House, CheltenhamProfessional
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Presented by Walter Howard.
19 Jan 1919 Empire, PengeProfessional
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Performed twice nightly at 6.15 and 8.30 with performances at 6 and 8.30 on Saturdays. Starring Alfred Paumier in his original role. Advertised as 'The longest run of any drama ever produced in the world' (Norwood News, 24 January 1919)
10 Feb 1919 Her Majesty's Theatre, CarlisleProfessional
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Cast including: Hilliard Vox, Millicent Hallat, Hugh Montgomery and Letty Paxton.
10 Feb 1919 Victoria Theatre, BurnleyProfessional
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Performed by Walter Howard's company direct from the Lyceum Theatre, London. Cast including: Harry Lonsdale, Lilian Christine, Ernest Leicester, Hilda Anthony, Norman A. Overton, Sydney Benson and Godfrey Ward.
17 Feb 1919 His Majesty's Theatre, AberdeenProfessional
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Performed for the week at 7.30pm with matinee Saturday at 2.15pm.
17 Feb 1919 New Queen's, ManchesterProfessional
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Starring Lilian Christine, Henry Lonsdale, Norman A. Overton and Hilda Antony.
24 Feb 1919 Her Majesty's Theatre, DundeeProfessional
3 Mar 1919 Hippodrome, Golders Green, LondonProfessional
17 Mar 1919 Hippodrome, RotherhitheProfessional
31 Mar 1919 Theatre Royal, NottinghamProfessional
7 Apr 1919 Opera House, LeicesterProfessional
21 Apr 1919 Lyceum Theatre, SheffieldProfessional
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Presented by Walter Howard's principal company.
21 Apr 1919 Prince of Wales' Theatre, BirminghamProfessional
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Company including Henry Lonsdale, Ernest Leicester, Godfrey Ward, Sidney Benson, Lilian Christine, Phyllis de Lange, and Hilda Antony.
28 Apr 1919 Theatre Royal, BradfordProfessional
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Performed by the company including Hilliard Vox, Millicent Hallatt, Lettie Paxton, and Mary Lewin Mannering.
28 Apr 1919 Theatre Royal, Leamington SpaProfessional
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This was the third visit of the play to this theatre.
5 May 1919 Hippodrome, DerbyProfessional
5 May 1919 Grand Theatre, MansfieldProfessional
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Presented by Miss Inez Howard's company.
26 May 1919 Corporation Theatre, ChesterfieldProfessional
1 Jun 1919 Alexandra Theatre, WidnesProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company.
4 Aug 1919 Theatre Royal, Bury St EdmundsProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company
4 Aug 1919 Grand Opera House, BelfastProfessional
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Performed for the week at 7.30 with matinee Friday at 2.
4 Aug 1919 Palace Theatre, BridgwaterProfessional
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Inez Howard and Henry Chattell's company. Cast including Alec Alexander, Edward Valentine (also the producer), Frederick Scarth, George Weighton, Ernest Derval, Grace Stafford, Lalla Stanhope and Nan Shelton.
21 Aug 1919 Palace, ChippenhamProfessional
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Performed for three nights.
25 Aug 1919 Palace Theatre, RamsgateProfessional
1 Sep 1919 Co-operative Hall, RugbyProfessional
8 Sep 1919 Theatre Royal, WindsorProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company with Harry Aynsleigh, Geoffrey Chate, Chas. Sands, David Champion, Henry C. Cooper, and Roy Fortescue.
8 Sep 1919 Royal County Theatre, ReadingProfessional
8 Sep 1919 Grand Theatre, LeedsProfessional
11 Sep 1919 Great Hall, Tunbridge WellsProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company
15 Sep 1919 Grand Theatre, SouthamptonProfessional
18 Sep 1919 Palace Theatre, YeovilProfessional
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Performed for three nights (18-20, at 8pm with matinee at 2.30 Saturday 20)
22 Sep 1919 Theatre Royal, BournemouthProfessional
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Performed for six nights with matinee Saturday at 2.
22 Sep 1919 Theatre Royal, BognorProfessional
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Performed for three nights with matinee Saturday.
25 Sep 1919 Worthing Theatre, WorthingProfessional
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Performed Thursday to Saturday at 8pm with matinee at 2.30 Saturday by Miss Inez Howard's company.
29 Sep 1919 Victoria Opera House, BurnleyProfessional
29 Sep 1919 Theatre, BedfordProfessional
6 Oct 1919 Theatre Royal, ExeterProfessional
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First visit of the production to the theatre.
13 Oct 1919 Corn Exchange, ChelmsfordProfessional
13 Oct 1919 Coliseum, GlasgowProfessional
20 Oct 1919 Prince's Theatre, BristolProfessional
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This was a return visit to the theatre.
20 Oct 1919 Theatre Royal, GranthamProfessional
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Performed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
27 Oct 1919 Grand Theatre, FalkirkProfessional
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Performed for the week.
3 Nov 1919 Theatre Royal, BathProfessional
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Performed for the week with two matinees.
3 Nov 1919 Theatre Royal, EdinburghProfessional
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Performed by a cast including William J. Miller, Hilliard Vox, Josset Ellis, Charles Whitlock and Evelyn Hope.
10 Nov 1919 Hippodrome, TodmordenProfessional
10 Nov 1919 Gaiety Theatre, HastingsProfessional
17 Nov 1919 Pleasure Gardens Theatre, FolkestoneProfessional
24 Nov 1919 Theatre Royal, LoughboroughProfessional
24 Nov 1919 Empire Theatre, PrestonProfessional
1 Dec 1919 New Theatre Royal, CastlefordProfessional
15 Dec 1919 Theatre Royal, LincolnProfessional
15 Dec 1919 Theatre Royal, MacclesfieldProfessional
12 Jan 1920 Empire Theatre, TonypandyProfessional
12 Jan 1920 Queen's Theatre, Berwick-on-TweedProfessional
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Inez Howard's production.
19 Jan 1920 Empire, SwindonProfessional
26 Jan 1920 Theatre and Opera House, CheltenhamProfessional
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Performed for the week with matinee Saturday at 2.30.
9 Feb 1920 Palace Theatre, GloucesterProfessional
23 Feb 1920 Reid Hall Cinema, ForfarProfessional
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Performed for three days from 23 February.
1 Mar 1920 Grand and Hippodrome, LeighProfessional
1 Mar 1920 Webster Hall, ArbroathProfessional
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The stage was announced as being extended by seven feet so that the whole of the sceneries and properties could be seen 'exactly as in the larger cities' (Arbroath Herald and Advertiser for the Montrose Burghs, 27 February 1920)
8 Mar 1920 Queen's Theatre, ManchesterProfessional
10 Mar 1920 Town Hall, St AndrewsProfessional
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One-night special performance.
22 Mar 1920 Theatre Royal, PontypoolProfessional
22 Mar 1920 Empire, RotherhamProfessional
31 Mar 1920 Town Hall, CarfukeProfessional
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A return visit performed on Wednesday 31 March and Thursday 1 April. Special alterations to the stage were announced as being carried out to the stage, including a ten-foot extension for the scenery (Carluke and Lanark Gazette, 19 March 1920)
5 Apr 1920 Theatre Royal, BirminghamProfessional
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With Alfred Paumier in his original role.
5 Apr 1920 Lyceum, TauntonProfessional
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Performed Thursday-Saturday including matinee Saturday 2.30.
5 Apr 1920 Theatre, SelkirkProfessional
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Performed for two nights only on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 by Inez Howard's principal company.
7 Apr 1920 Public Hall, JedburghProfessional
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Flying visit, one-night only.
8 Apr 1920 Town Hall, HawickProfessional
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Performed for three nights commencing 8 April.
8 Apr 1920 Theatre Royal, BarnstableProfessional
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Performed for three nights, Thursday-Saturday (8-10).
26 Apr 1920 Recreation Hall, MillomProfessional
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Performed for three nights, 26-28 April.
13 May 1920 The Cinema, TruroProfessional
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Performed on 13, 14 and 15 May by Inez Howard's company.
24 May 1920 King's Theatre, HammersmithProfessional
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With Alfred Paumier and Annie Saker in their original roles.
21 Jun 1920 Grand, BlackpoolProfessional
5 Jul 1920 Theatre Royal, Bury, LancashireProfessional
12 Jul 1920 Hippodrome, HuddersfieldProfessional
2 Aug 1920 Opera House, LeicesterProfessional
2 Aug 1920 Opera House, LeicesterProfessional
4 Aug 1920 Guidlhall, WellsProfessional
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Performed on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 by Inez Howard's company.
9 Aug 1920 Grand Theatre, LutonProfessional
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Performed for the week.
9 Aug 1920 Palace Theatre, TrowbridgeProfessional
9 Aug 1920 Opera House, CoventryProfessional
12 Aug 1920 Palace, ChippenhamProfessional
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Performed on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, preceded by 'the Mystery of 13'
12 Aug 1920 Palace, ChippenhamProfessional
16 Aug 1920 County Theatre, BedfordProfessional
16 Aug 1920 ?, FromeProfessional
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Performed for three nights.
16 Aug 1920 ?, Wimbledon, LondonProfessional
19 Aug 1920 Palace Theatre, YeovilProfessional
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Mizz Inez Howard's company performing for three nights, Thursday - Saturday
23 Aug 1920 Palace Theatre, MaidstoneProfessional
30 Aug 1920 Theatre Royal, BathProfessional
30 Aug 1920 Theatre Royal, BarnstableProfessional
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Performed Monday-Wednesday inc.
6 Sep 1920 Corn Exchange, ChichesterProfessional
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For three nights only, Monday-Weds (6-8 September)
13 Sep 1920 New Theatre, CambridgeProfessional
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Six nights and a matinee.
20 Sep 1920 Alexandra Theatre, HullProfessional
23 Sep 1920 Palace Theatre, BridgwaterProfessional
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Performed for three nights.
27 Sep 1920 Town Hall, AylesburyProfessional
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Performed on Monday 27, Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 only.
4 Oct 1920 New Theatre Royal, BirkenheadProfessional
25 Oct 1920 Theatre Royal, PlymouthProfessional
25 Oct 1920 Theatre Royal, TorquayProfessional
1 Nov 1920 Theatre Royal, ExeterProfessional
8 Nov 1920 Shakespeare Theatre, LiverpoolProfessional
15 Nov 1920 Theatre Royal, SheffieldProfessional
15 Nov 1920 Aquarium Theatre, YarmouthProfessional
22 Nov 1920 Theatre Royal, LeedsProfessional
10 Jan 1921 Victoria Hall, OakhamProfessional
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Performed by Inez Howard's Principal company.
13 Jan 1921 Town Hall, Market DraytonProfessional
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Performed on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 by Inez Howard's company.
2 Feb 1921 Public Hall, JedburghProfessional
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Performed by Inez Howard's company.
10 Feb 1921 Playhouse, GalashielsProfessional
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Performed in the latter half of the week, with the comedy 'Tilly of Bloomsbury' at the start of the week.
7 Mar 1921 Adam Smith Hall, KirkcaldyProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company.
11 Apr 1921 Albert Hall, StirlingProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company.
2 May 1921 Pavilion Theatre, AyrProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company.
9 Jan 1922 Theatre Royal, Bury St EdmundsProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company on Monday, Tuesday and Weds (9-11 January)
16 Jan 1922 Town Hall, BuckinghamProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company for one night only.
23 Jan 1922 ?, Chipping NortonProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company.
24 Jan 1922 Memorial Hall, TewkesburyProfessional
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Presented by Inez Howard's company on 24 and 25 January.
1 Feb 1922 Vista Cinema, WestburyProfessional
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Performed for one night only by Inez Howard's company.
10 Apr 1922 Palace Theatre, WestcliffeProfessional
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This was advertised as the start of a new tour of the play organised by Mr Walter Howard.
17 Apr 1922 Grand Theatre, SouthamptonProfessional
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Performed for six nights.
24 Apr 1922 County Theatre, ReadingProfessional
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Performed for the week.
8 May 1922 Lyceum Theatre, NewportProfessional
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Cast including Josset Ellis, T. Charles Conlon, Hugh Montgomery, Hugh Selwyn, and Lydia Mannington.
7 Aug 1922 Theatre Royal, SheffieldProfessional
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Re-opening after extensive decorations with Walter Howard's play.
14 Aug 1922 Prince's Theatre, BristolProfessional
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For six nights only.
4 Sep 1922 Alexandra Theatre, BirminghamProfessional
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Performed twice nightly at 7 and 9pm with matinee Wednesday at 3.30
2 Oct 1922 Theatre Royal, CastlefordProfessional
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Cast including T. C Conlan, Godfrey Ward, Albert Hazen, Wyn Wheeler, Hugh Montgomery, Chas. Whitlock, Winifred James and Mabel Evelyn.
27 Nov 1922 Borough Theatre, StratfordProfessional
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For six nights at 7.30 with matinee at 2.30 Wednesday.
27 Nov 1922 Royal Artillery Theatre, WoolwichProfessional
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This appears to have been the first performance after the break when Walter Howard died on 6 October. Mr Langley Howard took over the tour from his father.
26 Feb 1923 Grand Theatre, HalifaxProfessional
12 Mar 1923 Osborne Theatre, ManchesterProfessional
19 Mar 1923 Theatre Royal, Leamington SpaProfessional
5 Apr 1923 Empire Theatre, Ashton-under-LyneProfessional
30 Apr 1923 Victoria Theatre, BurnleyProfessional
21 May 1923 Grand and Hippodrome, LeighProfessional
28 May 1923 Grand Theatre, HullProfessional
4 Jun 1923 Theatre Royal, HydeProfessional
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Performed as part of the stock summer season which continued through to at least 18 August 1923.
7 Jun 1923 Metropole Theatre, ManchesterProfessional
27 Aug 1923 Theatre Royal, SheffieldProfessional
12 Nov 1923 Theatre Royal, OldhamProfessional
7 Jan 1924 Queen's Theatre, DundeeProfessional
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Performed for the week as part of the last week of Herbert Mansfield's Repertory Season.
12 May 1924 Pavilion Theatre, SouthportProfessional
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Performed for the week by the Denville company including Rex Gerard, V. Clare, Chas Denville, Leonard Tremayne, Myra Eyon, Miss Q. Valeri, L. Doyle, William Passmore, Edward Frobisher, Maysie Wright and Beckett Bould.
26 May 1924 Theatre Royal, BathProfessional
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Performed for the week by the Denville Repertory company with matinees Wednesday and Saturday.
7 Jul 1924 Hippodrome, ChesterfieldProfessional
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Performed for the week twice nightly at 6.50 and 8.50 by the Denville Stock Company.
18 Aug 1924 Hippodrome, RotherhitheProfessional
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Performed at 845 and 9pm by the East London Players under the direction of Miss Dorothy Mullord.
27 Oct 1924 Hippodrome, MargateProfessional
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Performed for the week by Denville's Stock company.
1 Dec 1924 Grand, HartlepoolProfessional
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Performed for the week by Florence Churchill and Joseph Millane.
15 Dec 1924 Theatre Royal, North ShieldsProfessional
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Presented for the week with support of a local boys choir.
29 Dec 1924 Theatre Royal, MiddlesbroughProfessional
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This was the first play to be performed at the newly reopened and redecorated theatre in the first week of the year. Performed by the Millane Stock company.
10 Jan 1925 Town Hall, SittingborneProfessional
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Performed by Inez Howard's touring company under the direction of Henry Chattell this weekend.
19 Jan 1925 Theatre Royal, GuildfordProfessional
26 Jan 1925 Theatre Royal, SeahamProfessional
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Performed for the week by Fred D'Albert's Repertoire Company.
2 Feb 1925 Gaiety Theatre, Houghton-Le-SpringProfessional
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Performed by Fred D'Albert's Repertoire Company.
9 Feb 1925 Theatre Royal, North ShieldsProfessional
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Performed for two weeks by Fred D'Albert's Repertoire Company.
16 Feb 1925 Coliseum, KetteringProfessional
23 Feb 1925 Shodfriars Hall, Boston, LincolnshireProfessional
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Performed Monday-Wednesday at 7.45pm by Inez Howard's company under the direction of Henry Chattell.
9 Mar 1925 Theatre Royal, WhitehavenProfessional
16 Mar 1925 Globe Theatre, ConsettProfessional
23 Mar 1925 Hippodrome, BuryProfessional
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Performed by the Broadhead Players
30 Mar 1925 Theatre Royal, BlythProfessional
6 Apr 1925 Pavilion, LiverpoolProfessional
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Performed by the Broadhead Players including Paul Neville, Fred Granville and Ethel Bracewell.
13 Apr 1925 Theatre Royal, BristolProfessional
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Performed for the week with two performances Monday, at 6 and 8.40.
4 May 1925 Hippodrome, PoplarProfessional
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Presented for the week by the Dorothy Mullord Repertory Company and performed by the East London Players.
11 May 1925 Hippodrome, WillesdenProfessional
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Performed by the West London Players under the direction of Dorothy Mullord.
1 Jun 1925 Metropole Theatre, ManchesterProfessional
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Performed by the Broadhead Players
1 Jun 1925 Theatre Royal, PlymouthProfessional
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Performed by the Alfred Denville Stock company in a 'special revival' twice nightly at 6.40 and 8.45.
6 Jul 1925 Grand Opera House, BelfastProfessional
6 Jul 1925 King's Theatre, ManchesterProfessional
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Performed by the Broadhead Players
13 Jul 1925 Grand Theatre, DerbyProfessional
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Performed twice nightly at 6.45 and 8.45 by Oswald Cray's Popular Players.
31 Aug 1925 Theatre Royal, BarryProfessional
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Performed by Alfred Denville's stock company for the fifth week of the season.
28 Sep 1925 Palace Theatre, AberdeenProfessional
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Performed as apart of the Arthur Hinton Repertoire season.
12 Oct 1925 Prince of Wales Theatre, RugbyProfessional
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Performed for the first part of the week by Alfred Denville's Stock company.
19 Oct 1925 Knightstone Pavilion, Weston-Super-MareProfessional
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Performed for the week by the Denville Players.
9 Nov 1925 Queen's Theatre, DundeeProfessional
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Performed for the week twice nightly (6.45 and 8.45) by Herbert Mansfield and Repertory Company.
9 Nov 1925 Theatre Royal, AstonUnknown
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Performed by the Aston Players
8 Feb 1926 Hippodrome, SalfordProfessional
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Performed by the Broadhead Players with H. J. Clifford, Harry Benson, Douglas Ives, Edward Valentine, Gladys F. Howitt, Annie Saker, Madge Trevelyan and Charles Brandon.
8 Mar 1926 New Theatre, CreweProfessional
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Presented for the first part of the week by Miss Lawson who also appeared in the production.
5 Apr 1926 Opera House, NorthamptonProfessional
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Performed for Easter Week by the Elephant Repertory Company in conjunction with W. Carter Slaughter.
12 Apr 1926 Palace Theatre, RawtenstallProfessional
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Performed for the week by the Alexander-Mitchelson Repertory company, presented by Mrs E. Hill-Mitchelson and Mr Wilfred Alexander.
19 Apr 1926 New Oxford Theatre, LondonProfessional
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Presented as part of a short season of drama, given by Alfred Denville.
19 Apr 1926 Alexandra Theatre, BirminghamProfessional
26 Apr 1926 Grand Theatre, PlymouthProfessional
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Performed in the third week of the stock season by the Denville Stock co with Annie Saker in the cast.
21 Jun 1926 Hippodrome, Queen's Park, ManchesterProfessional
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Presented by the Broadhead Players with cast including Gladys Ford Howitt, Edith Gregory, E. De Banzie, Paul Neville, and Terry Davis.
21 Jun 1926 Theatre Royal, HalifaxProfessional
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Performed by the Alfred Denville company with Wilson Howard, Joan Carrington, Esme Lewis, and H. P. Owen.
5 Jul 1926 Empire Theatre, PrestonProfessional
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Performed by the Denville company.
26 Jul 1926 Theatre Royal, BlackburnProfessional
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Performed by the Denville company as part of their season at the theatre.
2 Aug 1926 Opera House, CoventryProfessional
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performed on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday matinee.
8 Nov 1926 Elephant Theatre, LondonProfessional
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Presented by the Elephant Repertory company. Produced by N. Carter Slaughter who also starred in the play alongside Grace Sweeting.
27 Dec 1926 Theatre Royal, MiddlesbroughProfessional
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Performed for the week by the Maillane stock company including Joseph Millane, A. E. Brooke, D. Marriott, George Wackley and Maysie Bronte.
7 Mar 1927 Opera House, KiddiminsterProfessional
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Performed on Monday 7 March by the London players as part of their season at the theatre.
25 Apr 1927 Theatre Royal, WolverhamptonProfessional
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Performed by the Kimberley-Fortesque repertory company with cast including Paul Ash, Gene Muriel, Fred Wilson, Walter A. Thomas, Ted Mooney, Lawson Frazier, June Harris and Madge Longden.
16 May 1927 Theatre Royal and Opera House, St HelensProfessional
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Presented by Mr Raynor and his players alongside other plays.
11 Jul 1927 Royal and Empire Theatre, PeterboroughProfessional
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Presented by the Langley Howard's players.
1 Aug 1927 Her Majesty's Theatre, CarlisleProfessional
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Performed by the Stock company with Julian Courtville and Cyprian Hope in the cast.
16 Sep 1927 Alhambra, DevonportProfessional
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Performed by Dorothy Mullord's London Repertory Company, twice nightly at 6.30 and 8.45.
24 Nov 1927 Hippodrome, CannockProfessional
28 Nov 1927 King's Theatre, GainsboroughProfessional
23 Jan 1928 Empire, HartlepoolProfessional
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Performed Monday-Wednesday, 6.35 and 8.45pm.
22 Mar 1928 Theatre Royal, WorthingProfessional
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Performed Thursday-Saturday with two performances Saturday
9 Apr 1928 King's Theatre, GreenockProfessional
23 Apr 1928 Town Hall, StourbridgeProfessional
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Performed on Monday 23 April.
30 Apr 1928 Tivoli Theatre, HullProfessional
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Performed as part of a short season by the Alfred Denville Stock company.
7 May 1928 Theatre Royal, BarnsleyProfessional
30 Jun 1928 Opera House, DudleyProfessional
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Performed at the weekend by the Fortescue Repertory company.
2 Aug 1928 Hippodrome, GloucesterProfessional
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Performed Thursday-Saturday by the Denville Players.
30 Aug 1928 Palace Theatre, Trent Bridge, NottinghamProfessional
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Performed for the second half of the week by the Langley Players.
6 Sep 1928 Bordesley Palace, BirminghamProfessional
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Performed Thursday-Saturday
12 Nov 1928 Pavilion Theatre, PerthUnknown
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Presented on Monday 12th by the Mansfield Players.
7 Jan 1929 Queen's Theatre, DundeeProfessional
14 Jan 1929 Palace Theatre, AberdeenProfessional
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Presented by Arthur Hinton's company.
15 Apr 1929 Palace Theatre, SouthamptonProfessional
6 May 1929 Prince of Wales Theatre, RugbyProfessional
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Presented by Fortescue's company.
6 May 1929 Palace, WatfordProfessional
20 May 1929 Theatre Royal, GranthamProfessional
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Presented by Mr Harry Lionel and his repertory company for the first half of the week.
20 May 1929 Olympia Theatre, Bulwell, NottinghamProfessional
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Presented on the first three days of the week.
3 Jun 1929 Empire Theatre, BelfastProfessional
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Performed first int he season of Mr W. H. Glaze's season.
24 Jun 1929 Playhouse, CardiffProfessional
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Presented by the Ruby Kimberley's Playhouse Players. Cast included Grace Sweeting, D. Basil Gill, Olga Martin, J. Huntley Gordon, Owen Stirling, Sandford Garland, Jill Wray, E. A. Duval (producer), Grace Lester and Billy Mills.
29 Jun 1929 Coliseum, CheltenhamProfessional
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Presented by Frank H. Fortescue's company.
29 Jul 1929 Olympia Theatre, DublinProfessional
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Presented at some point this week by Frank Fortescue's Players
26 Aug 1929 Theatre Royal, SunderlandProfessional
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Presented by Alfred Denville's stock company for the week.
30 Sep 1929 Palace Theatre, Camberwell, LondonProfessional
7 Oct 1929 Empire Theatre, Kilburn, LondonProfessional
14 Oct 1929 Grand Theatre, ClaphamProfessional
21 Oct 1929 Empire Theatre, CroydonProfessional
28 Oct 1929 Hippodrome, IlfordProfessional
4 Nov 1929 Palace, HammersmithProfessional
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Performed by Tod Slaughter and his company including Dorothy Galbraith and Geoff Carlile.
11 Nov 1929 Empire Theatre, IslingtonProfessional
13 Jan 1930 Gaiety Theatre, HastingsProfessional
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Performed for the week with matinee Saturday at 2.30.
12 May 1930 Theatre Royal, PortsmouthProfessional
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Performed for the week twice nightly, 6.40 and 9pm.
26 May 1930 Royal and Empire Theatre, PeterboroughProfessional
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Performed by Tod Slaughter's company with Alan Hollis, Audrey Binham and Hugh Carmichael.
23 Jun 1930 Theatre Royal, PlymouthProfessional
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Starring Miss Annie Saker
30 Jun 1930 Hippodrome, KeighleyProfessional
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Performed alongside 'The Ware Case' for the week.
28 Jul 1930 Theatre Royal, YorkProfessional
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Performed for the week by Annie Saker.
10 Nov 1930 Regent Theatre, LondonProfessional
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Performed on 10 November.
4 Jan 1931 Palace, SouthendProfessional
23 Nov 1931 Hippodrome, BoscombeProfessional
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Performed twice nightly from 23 November by the Premier Denville Players.
24 Dec 1931 New Century Theatre, MotherwellProfessional
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Performed at the opening of the theatre with the Northern Repertory Players under the direction of Mr Walter A. Chapman.
11 Jan 1932 Opera House, BlackpoolProfessional
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Performed by the Premier Denville Players.
25 Jan 1932 Tivoli Theatre, HullProfessional
15 Feb 1932 St Mary Street Hall, EdinburghProfessional
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Performed by the Langley Howard Players, alongside another play for the week.
28 Mar 1932 Playhouse, CardiffProfessional
2 May 1932 Theatre Royal, HuddersfieldProfessional
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Performed by the Denville Players.
1 Aug 1932 Grand Theatre, PlymouthProfessional
12 Sep 1932 Brixton Theatre, LondonProfessional
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Performed twice nightly at 6.40 and 8.55 by the Brixton Repertory Company.
26 Sep 1932 Royalty Theatre, MorecambeProfessional
20 Feb 1933 County Theatre, BedfordProfessional
20 Mar 1933 Metropole Theatre, GlasgowProfessional
8 May 1933 Opera House, DudleyProfessional
4 Jun 1933 Theatre Royal, LincolnProfessional
4 Dec 1933 Grand Theatre, LutonUnknown
1 May 1939 Palace, NewcastleProfessional
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Charles Denville Company performing. 'Scenic effects have been specially designed for the play and care is to be taken to show the correct uniforms of the Great War' (Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 29 April 1939)