Great War Theatre

Performances at this Theatre

Date Script Type
6 Sep 1914 Home from Home Unknown
17 May 1915 Mad Dog. New Pantomimical Patriotic Sketch Professional
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Performed by the Six Brothers Luck company.
6 Sep 1915 Ladies First Unknown
6 Sep 1915 Ladies First Professional
30 Jan 1916 War Mates Professional
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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'Honneur Professional
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Performed by Sarah Bernhardt.
5 Sep 1916 In the Trenches Professional
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Performed for the week by cast including Harry Buss.
29 Oct 1916 Ciro’s Frolics Unknown
13 Nov 1916 Selling a Pup Unknown
8 Jan 1917 The Bing Boys Are Here Professional
21 Feb 1917 When the Clock Strikes Nine Unknown
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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 Nine Professional
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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 Trenches Professional
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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 Colours Professional
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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 Up Unknown
8 Oct 1917 The Tale of a Ring Unknown
7 Jan 1918 Vanity Fair, Touring Version Unknown
23 Sep 1918 Three Cheers Professional
30 Sep 1918 Airs And Graces Professional
2 Dec 1918 Jolly Times Professional
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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.