Theatre Royal, Sheffield
Address: Sheffield, UK
Performances at this Theatre
|N/A||The Admiral's Daughter||Unknown|
|24 Dec 1914||Dick Whittington||Unknown|
|1 Mar 1915||Joy - Sister of Mercy||Professional|
|23 Aug 1915||The Little Grey Home In The West||Professional|
THEATRE ROYAL. Patrons of this house gave a good reception to “The Little Grey Home in the West,” a new domestic play, by Mrs. F. G. Kimberley, which has been on the stage only three weeks. Its scenes carry us from the English country-side to the Wild West, and there are several thrilling' situations.' (Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 24 August 1915)
|4 Oct 1915||His Mother's Rosary||Professional|
'a story admirably adapted for stage production' (Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 1 October 1915)
|25 Dec 1915||Babes In The Wood||Unknown|
|28 Feb 1916||Brave Women Who Wait||Professional|
|13 Mar 1916||John Raymond's Daughter or A Soldier's Love Child||Professional|
Betty Seymour played Flora Medwin ('Sheffield Daily Telegraph', 14 March 1916, p. 3)
|15 Apr 1916||Pals||Professional|
|24 Apr 1916||The Love Kiss||Unknown|
|29 May 1916||The Soldier Priest||Professional|
Performers: Matthew H Glenville and Co. Reviews:"distinctly above the average play of its kind", Sheffield Daily Telegraph.
|19 Jun 1916||Joy - Sister of Mercy||Professional|
|9 Oct 1916||The Little Grey Home In The West||Professional|
|27 Nov 1916||The Woman Pays - Back||Professional|
|11 Apr 1917||Brave Women Who Wait||Professional|
J.C.Carlyle's Company in Mrs F.G.Kimberley's recognised success. Brave Women Who Wait, or The Munition Girl's Love Story. Return visit to Sheffield last week proved another huge success. (The Era, 11th April 1917).
|23 Apr 1917||The Cottage Girl||Professional|
|7 May 1917||His Mother's Rosary||Professional|
|25 Jun 1917||Mother’s Sailor Boy||Professional|
Performers: Dot Stephens Co
|2 Jul 1917||Was the Marriage Legal||Professional|
‘Mr. Stanley Carlton’s company presents an entirely new drama, “Was the Marriage Legal?” at the Sheffield Theatre Royal, this week. Its surprising and thrilling situations appealed strongly to last night’s crowded audience’. Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 3 July 1917.
|6 Aug 1917||The Light that Leads Me Home||Professional|
Performed by Frank Bateman and company
|13 Aug 1917||The Spirit of the Empire||Professional|
Performed for one week.
|20 Aug 1917||A Mother's Prayer||Professional|
'The Middy V.C. Comes Home' is a highly sensational melodrama with a mildly topical flavour, played with the fervour necessary to enable such theatrical fare to make a quick appeal to a thrill-loving audience. ('Sheffield Independent', 21 August 1917, p. 3)
|11 Mar 1918||John Raymond's Daughter or A Soldier's Love Child||Professional|
|13 May 1918||Girl Mother||Professional|
|8 Jul 1918||A Mother's Prayer||Professional|
Performed as 'The Middy V.C. Comes Home'
|12 Aug 1918||Back to the Wife and Home [Home from the Trenches]||Professional|
‘Next Week’s Amusements … “Home from the Trenches” is the title of the moral lesson play booked for the Theatre Royal’. Sheffield Evening Telegraph, 9 August 1918. ‘“Home from the Trenches” greatly interested a large audience last night at the Theatre Royal’. Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 13 August 1918.
|20 Sep 1918||Ignorance||Unknown|
|4 Nov 1918||When Our Lads Come Marching Home||Professional|
Performers: Harry Foxwell (Company) Reviews: "an appreciative welcome was accorded", Sheffield Daily Telegraph " a capital company", Sheffield Independent
|18 Nov 1918||The Queen and The Knave||Professional|
Performed for the week at 7pm.
|2 Dec 1918||Billy's Mother||Professional|
Play performed by 'one of Mr. W.H. Glaze's companies under the direction of Mr. F.E. Chabot' ('Sheffield Independent', 3 December 1918, p. 2)
|24 Mar 1919||Our Lost Lass||Professional|
|12 May 1919||Love's Young Dream||Professional|
|11 Nov 1919||The Female Hun||Unknown|
At the Theatre Royal, Mr. Walter Melville presents "The Female Hun." (Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 11 November 1919)
|3 May 1920||Should a Woman Forgive?||Professional|
Performed by Will Casey and company.
|15 Nov 1920||Seven Days Leave||Professional|
|9 May 1921||His Wife’s Good Name||Professional|
|7 Aug 1922||Seven Days Leave||Professional|
Re-opening after extensive decorations with Walter Howard's play.
|27 Aug 1923||Seven Days Leave||Professional|