Great War Theatre

Performances at this Theatre

Date Script Type
N/A Economic Pressure Unknown
12 Apr 1915 Yes, I Think So Unknown
2 Aug 1915 Leave It To Me Unknown
3 Jul 1916 Stop Press Professional
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‘Humour is the feature of the revue “Stop Press,” presented at the Hulme Hippodrome. Tom and Kitty Major are the principals, and they are fairly successful. George Lawrence introduces good songs and Jack Warman is very amusing’. Manchester Evening News, 4 July 1916.
4 Dec 1916 Halves Partners Unknown
9 Apr 1917 The Bing Boys Are Here Professional
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‘“The Bing Boys are Here” is fully justifying its extended stay, and the high reputation of the show is being well maintained. The big people in the production, including’ George Hestor and George [sic] Oxley as the “boys,” get any amount of exhilaration out of the material, and the audiences are exceedingly well served’. Manchester Evening News, 17 April 1917.
29 Apr 1918 Nosey Knows Professional
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Performed for the week.
28 Oct 1918 Flying Colours Professional
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The Manchester Evening News, Monday 28 October 1918, advertised ‘Captain Bruce Bairnsfather presents “The Johnson ‘Ole”. Harry Thurston as “Old Bill”’ at the Hippodrome, Hulme. ‘At the Hulme Hippodrome the wartime sketch “The Johnson ‘Ole,” with Harry Thurston as “Old Bill,’’ continues its successful run’. Manchester Evening News, Tuesday 29 October 1918.
27 Nov 1918 Iolita Unknown