Great War Theatre

Performances at this Theatre

DateScriptType
N/A The Magic GooseUnknown
N/A Where Fairies ReignUnknown
N/A Mr. ManhattanUnknown
5 Jul 1915 Moving InUnknown
13 Dec 1916 The Knight in Silver ArmourUnknown
22 Dec 1916 The Real AladdinUnknown
9 Jul 1917 Missing the TideUnknown
1 Oct 1917 A Kiss For CinderellaProfessional
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The Stage, 27 September 1917, listed A Kiss for Cinderella as On Tour at the Grand, Blackpool from 1 October.
8 Oct 1917 Inside the LinesProfessional
4 Mar 1918 Peace Time Prophecies or Stories Gone WrongProfessional
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The Era, 27 February and 4 March 1918, listed Bubbly as On The Road from 4 March at the G., Blackpool.
27 May 1918 Khaki and BlueProfessional
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Mentioned in an advertisement in The Era, 22 May 1918. ‘A new revue, with the engaging title “Khaki and Blue”, is the attractive fare [at the Grand, Blackpool], the company being headed by Nat Lewis, Paul Daly, Rosalie Jacobs, Violet Fields, Rosie Hart, &c., &c.’. The Era, 29 May 1918.
8 Jul 1918 Hotch PotchProfessional
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Performers: Fred Kitchen, Nora Delany
22 Jul 1918 Inside the LinesProfessional
2 Dec 1918 TobyUnknown
17 Mar 1919 Peace Time Prophecies or Stories Gone WrongProfessional
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‘That exhilarating musical piece, “Bubbly,” returned to [the Grand] Blackpool this week, and has again found favour with large audience’ (The Era, 19 March 1919). ‘That successful musical entertainment “Bubbly” is paying another return visit [at the Grand, Blackpool]. It is presented by Ralph Haslam, by arrangement with Andre Charlot. Ivy Tresmand again scores an enormous success, and Ernest Seebold is a talented and versatile artist. Edmund Russell is mirth-provider in chief, and Kathlene Martyn is another notable artist. Florence Bayfield is a wonderful child dancer, and Edith Payne is a distinct success in her role. Others who minister to the enjoyment of audiences are Jessica Bevan, Biba Delabere, W. Ashley-Sinclair, R. Barrett-Lennard, and James Robin. The chorus and augmented orchestra are under the able direction of Frank Leslie Tolhurst’ (The Stage, 20 March 1919).
20 Oct 1919 Tails UpProfessional
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At the Grand, Blackpool, ‘Frederick G. Lloyd presents the successful musical extravaganza, “Tails Up.” Hilda Simpson is vivacious; her dances are a feature of the performance. Another clever artist is Ellaline Thorne. Edwin Adeler is a clever mirth-provoker, and is given plenty of scope for burlesque; while an excellent light comedian is Jack Leopold, who sings several good songs. Bert Monks is a versatile comedian. Others are Kitty Yorke, Marie Brian, Essie Brett, Leslie Ward, Phil Golding, Will Hixon [sic – Nixon] and Arthur Laurie’ (The Stage, 23 October 1919).
24 Nov 1919 The Freedom of the SeasProfessional
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Performed for the week by Thos. C. Dagnall's company including: J. Lawrence Anderson (actor), Evelyn Ormonde (actress)
5 Jan 1920 The Luck Of The NavyProfessional
23 Feb 1920 Peace Time Prophecies or Stories Gone WrongProfessional
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The Era, 18 February 1920, listed Bubbly as On The Road from 23 February at the G., Blackpool.
21 Jun 1920 Seven Days LeaveProfessional
7 Jul 1930 The Luck Of The NavyProfessional