Great War Theatre

Examiner of Plays' Summary:

This is a humorous sketch of the troubles of a customer wanting a shave from a barber, who aggravates the loquacity characteristic of his craft by a fancy for theatrical mimicry. So, while his victim awaits operations with a lathered chin, he gives imitations of popular players, such as G. P. Huntly, George Grave and Harry Tate. As W. S. Gilbert said of Tree's Hamlet it is funny without being vulgar; and it is Recommended for license, Ernest a. Bendall.

Licensed On: 7 Jul 1915

License Number: 3555

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British Library Reference: LCP1915/17

British Library Classmark: Add MS 66103 AA

Performances

DateTheatreType
12 Jul 1915 Hippodrome, Golders Green, LondonUnknown Licensed Performance