Great War Theatre

Address: Manchester, UK

Performances at this Theatre

14 Dec 1914 The Whirl of the TownUnknown
22 Mar 1915 Passing EventsProfessional
6 Dec 1915 War MatesProfessional
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Performing alongside was the magician Chung Lee Soo: 'For once in a way revue does not find a place in the Palace programme next week. But there is nevertheless a very good bill. The star attraction is a sketch by Mr. Herbert De Hamel, entitled " War Mates," which will be found as topical as anything yet presented on the music-hall stage.....Chung Ling Soo. the famous Chinese conjurer, is also in the bill' (Manchester Courier, 4 December 1915)
10 Apr 1916 JoylandProfessional
17 Jul 1916 JoylandProfessional
7 Aug 1916 JoylandProfessional
25 Sep 1916 In the TrenchesProfessional
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Performed for the week.
21 May 1917 The QuitterUnknown
16 Jul 1917 The Girl from CircusProfessional
6 Aug 1917 Three CheersProfessional
3 Sep 1917 Flying ColoursProfessional
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‘The Palace reverts to variety with a very choice bill … there will be a notable Bairnsfather sketch called “The Johnson ‘Ole.”’ Manchester Evening News, Saturday 1 September 1917. Manchester Evening News, Monday 3 September 1917, advertised that day at the Palace Theatre a bill that included Harry Thurston in ‘The Johnson ‘Ole’. ‘Plenty of broad humour is provided [at the Palace Theatre] by Harry Thurston and company in a Bairnsfather sketch, “The Johnson ‘Ole”. Manchester Evening News, 4 September 1917.
25 Mar 1918 Hotch PotchProfessional
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Performers: Fred Kitchen, Nora Delany
8 Apr 1918 Airs And GracesProfessional
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The 'Manchester Evening News' commented that the revue contained "some really ingenious skits on present-day affairs" (9 April 1918)
8 Jul 1918 Three CheersProfessional
29 Jul 1918 Inside the LinesProfessional
9 Sep 1918 By Pigeon PostProfessional
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Starring Gilbert Heron (actor), Allan Jeayes (actor), Florence Helm (actress)