Great War Theatre

Address: Hammersmith, London W6 9QH, UK

Performances at this Theatre

N/A Business As UsualUnknown
8 Feb 1915 Passing EventsProfessional
17 May 1915 Mind the StepUnknown
5 Jul 1915 Good EveningUnknown
22 May 1916 LessonsUnknown
17 Jul 1916 The Wages Of Hell (After The War)Professional
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'The top of the bill here is occupied by the Harmony Four, a quartette of musicians as clever as they were quaint. Miss Helen Charles, at the piano, received loud applause for her mimicry, and her artistic act was loudly applauded. Our old friend, Jock McKay, was soon on the best of terms with his audience, his side-splitting comedy, and his unique performance, gaining him a hearty reception. Joe O’Gorman, the Irish comedian and dancer, with much amusing patter, was also very successful. Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge have an excellent medium for their comedy and vocal talents in 'A Lucky Mistake'. A clever artiste like Jack Straw should getting some better material than he is at present working. Jas. Bendon, a good comedian, opened the programme; and Haydn Wood and Dorothy Court, in their artistic vocal and instrumental scene, with Miss Marjorie Broughton at the piano, scored a big success. The closing number, Love’s garden of roses,” was an especial favourite. The Rev. A. J. Waldron’s sketch, 'The Wages of Hell', in which Mr. John Lawson played powerfully Dave Raphael, brought the programme to a close. On Monday Cruikshank deputised here for Mr. Vernon Watson, and was particularly entertaining in his “cat” burlesque’. (The Era, 19 July 1916)
21 Aug 1916 Little Lord FauntleroyUnknown
6 Nov 1916 Fine Bit O' WorkUnknown
20 Nov 1916 A Day In A Dug-OutProfessional
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Performing in the same bill: G.H. Chirgwin, Daly & Healy, Will H. Fox, Tenka Troupe, Ada Wise, E.D. Nicholls & Co.
27 Nov 1916 Saved By WirelessProfessional
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Performed by Gilbert Heron and company.
14 May 1917 For Those In PerilProfessional
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Performed by Miss Beaumont Collins.
28 May 1917 The House Of The Five LanternsProfessional
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Performed by Mary Mayfren and company. Also on the bill were: Jack and Evelyn, Phil Ray, Daisy James, Tom Clare, Romanesca Quartet, Cissie Lupino, Togos.
18 Jun 1917 Flying ColoursProfessional
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The Era, 13 June 1917 carried advertisements for shows at the Hammersmith Palace and the Camberwell Palace in the week commencing 18 June, both including Harry Thurston in Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather’s ‘The Johnson ‘Ole’.
31 Jul 1917 For Those In PerilProfessional
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Performed by Miss Beaumont Collins.
22 Oct 1917 All Dressed UpProfessional
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A review in 'The Stage' commented that "All Dressed Up" evidently thoroughly enjoyed. In addition to its humorous qualities, it has just the right amount of sentiment to make it effective. The reading by Sally of the letter received from her husband in the trenches is very effective, Jenny Lynn striking a particularly sympathetic note." (The Stage, 25 Oct 1917).
4 Nov 1929 Seven Days LeaveProfessional
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Performed by Tod Slaughter and his company including Dorothy Galbraith and Geoff Carlile.