Great War Theatre

Performances at this Theatre

6 Sep 1914 Home from HomeUnknown
17 May 1915 Mad Dog. New Pantomimical Patriotic SketchProfessional
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Performed by the Six Brothers Luck company.
6 Sep 1915 Ladies FirstUnknown
6 Sep 1915 Ladies FirstProfessional
30 Jan 1916 War MatesProfessional
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'War Mates' was third on the bill and being performed twice nightly. Other acts in the bill were: Albert Chevalier, and Chung Ling So.
7 Feb 1916 Du Théâtre au Champ D'HonneurProfessional
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Performed by Sarah Bernhardt.
5 Sep 1916 In the TrenchesProfessional
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Performed for the week by cast including Harry Buss.
29 Oct 1916 Ciro’s FrolicsUnknown
13 Nov 1916 Selling a PupUnknown
8 Jan 1917 The Bing Boys Are HereProfessional
21 Feb 1917 When the Clock Strikes NineUnknown
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The performance was licensed for this performance but no record has been found of it taking place.
26 Mar 1917 When the Clock Strikes NineProfessional
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Performed by Nina Boucicault (Mrs Lane), A S Homewood (Walter Loring), and Joan Blair (Ann Loring). 'The Stage' (29 March 1917) commented that the play 'at times is almost Ibsen-like in its touches and is not without its dramatic moments' and that it 'marks Miss Boucicault's debut in variety'.
2 Apr 1917 In the TrenchesProfessional
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Performed for the week by cast including Harry Buss. Also on the bill: Fred Ginnett with his talking horse, the Miller Sutcliffes in Highland sports and pastimes, Thornley Dodge (drawing room entertainer), the Syncopating Septet, Frank Jagger (violinist), Hilda Glyder (entertainer), Daisy Stratton.
28 May 1917 Flying ColoursProfessional
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The Era, 23 May 1917, listed ‘Johnson ‘Ole’ in Next Week’s Calls, Monday 28 May, at the Portsmouth Hippodrome.
10 Sep 1917 His Number’s UpUnknown
8 Oct 1917 The Tale of a RingUnknown
7 Jan 1918 Vanity Fair, Touring VersionUnknown
23 Sep 1918 Three CheersProfessional
30 Sep 1918 Airs And GracesProfessional
2 Dec 1918 Jolly TimesProfessional
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The Stage, 28 November and 5 December 1918, listed Jolly Times as On Tour from 2 December at the H., Portsmouth.