Great War Theatre

Address: Ilford, UK

Performances at this Theatre

N/A The Honeymoon ExpressUnknown
21 Sep 1914 The Spy [The Spy Peril]Professional
22 Feb 1915 Passing EventsProfessional
14 Jun 1915 The Man Who Wouldn'tProfessional
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‘Harry Day’s revue, Passing Events, is the principal feature in Mr. George E. Well’s bill at the Ilford Hippodrome …Mention should also be made of Leo Stormont’s patriotic playlet, The Man Who Wouldn’t’. The Stage, 17 June 1915.
31 Jan 1916 The FrenchwomanProfessional
6 Mar 1916 Look Out!Unknown
29 May 1916 Excuse meUnknown
5 Mar 1917 JoylandProfessional
13 Aug 1917 Flying ColoursProfessional
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The Era, 8 August 1917 carried advertisements for shows at the Ilford Hippodrome and the Olympia, Shoreditch in the week commencing 13 August, both including Harry Thurston in Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather’s ‘The Johnson ‘Ole’.
24 Sep 1917 Three CheersProfessional
4 Mar 1918 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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‘E. Taylor Platt Co. in “The Man Who Stayed at Home”‘ was advertised in The Era, 27 February 1918, at the Ilford Hippodrome for the week commencing Monday 4 March.
13 May 1918 Inside the LinesProfessional
28 Oct 1918 Three CheersProfessional
25 Nov 1918 Three CheersProfessional
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Last performance
16 Dec 1918 Ocean WavesProfessional
23 Dec 1918 Married on LeaveProfessional
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This performance (theatre and start date) is included in a list of forthcoming performances of “Married on Leave” in The Stage of Thursday 1 August 1918. The Stage of Friday 27 December 1918 carried an advertisement for ‘Lew Lake’s Married on Leave by Dorothy Mullord’ which could be seen that week at the Hippodrome, Ilford.
12 May 1919 Jolly TimesProfessional
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The Stage, 8 May 1919, listed Jolly Times as On Tour from 12 May at the Hip., Ilford; and listed Harry Goodson’s Jolly Times, Rene Ralph and the Rae Duo in Calls for Next Week at the Ilford Hippodrome.
16 Jun 1919 For England, Home and Beauty or Comrades in ArmsProfessional
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The Stage, 12 June 1919 listed under ‘calls for next week’ Andrew Melville’s “For England, Home and Beauty” at the Ilford Hippodrome.
28 Oct 1929 Seven Days LeaveProfessional