Great War Theatre

Address: Grantham, UK

Performances at this Theatre

28 Dec 1914 Topsy TurveyUnknown
15 Apr 1915 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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The Grantham Journal, 10 April 1915, advertised ‘London’s Greatest Success, “The Man Who Stayed at Home”‘ at the Theatre Royal, Grantham, for three nights only, Thursday-Saturday, 15-17 April. The Stage, 15 April 1915, listed The Man Who Stayed at Home (Taylor Platt) as On Tour from 15 April for three nights at the Royal, Grantham.
20 Apr 1915 What Ho!Unknown
16 Aug 1915 Don't ArgueUnknown
13 Sep 1915 His Mother's RosaryProfessional
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3 performances only.
6 Nov 1916 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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Theatre Royal, Grantham, 6-11 November 1916 The Era, 1 November 1916, listed The Man Who Stayed at Home (Blue) as On The Road from 6 November at the T.R., Grantham. ‘A most attractive twice-nightly play is seen at the Empire this week, viz., “The Man Who Stayed at Home.” It has an ingeniously thought-out plot, and deals with a party of German spies who occupy a boarding establishment, and interest is centred in Christopher Brent (Mr. Geo. Howard), “The Man Who Stayed at Home.” He takes up residence at the boarding house, and by cleverly assuming the part of a brainless dude, succeeds in bringing the spies to justice. To-night, the final performances will be given, at 6.45 and 9’ (Grantham Journal, 11 November 1916).
30 Dec 1917 A Gas AttackAmateur
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This was a performance in aid of the Machine Gun Corps Prisoners of War fund.
27 May 1918 RobespierreUnknown
16 Sep 1918 Inside the LinesProfessional
24 Feb 1919 The Girl from Ciro'sProfessional
20 Oct 1919 Seven Days LeaveProfessional
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Performed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
15 Nov 1920 The Freedom of the SeasProfessional
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Performed by Brasher's company for the week: Robert Brasher (actor), Olivia Glynn (actress), C.B. Keston (actor), Vera McCallum (actress), Charlton Hutchinson (actor), Stephenson Jack (actor), Harry Gilbey (actor), Park Bedford (actor), Jackson Carn (actor), Desmond O'Neil (actor), Brendon O'Sullivan (actor) "It would be difficult to find a more attractive play...It possesses all the elements of a successful production, good plot, and strong love interest." (Grantham Journal, 20 November 1920)
8 Mar 1923 General PostProfessional
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Performed Thursday-Saturday.
20 May 1929 Seven Days LeaveProfessional
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Presented by Mr Harry Lionel and his repertory company for the first half of the week.