Great War Theatre

Performances at this Theatre

N/A Woman's CavalryUnknown
N/A Peg o' the PavementUnknown
12 Oct 1914 A British SoldierProfessional
13 Sep 1915 A Sailor's LoveUnknown
15 Nov 1915 The Woman Pays - BackProfessional
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An interesting drama......The woman who is the heroine of the piece does not, as it turns out, pay back in the ordinary sense, but returns evil for good, whereat "The gods" are greatly pleased. ('Western Morning News', 16 November 1915, p. 4)
31 Jan 1916 His Mother's RosaryProfessional
24 Apr 1916 The Sunshine of Paradise AlleyProfessional
28 Aug 1916 Her Forbidden SacrificeUnknown
19 Feb 1917 Heaven at The HelmProfessional
9 Jul 1917 For those in Peril on the SeaUnknown
3 Sep 1917 Mother’s Sailor BoyProfessional
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Performers: Dot Stephens Co
8 Oct 1917 The Light that Leads Me HomeProfessional
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Performed by Frank Bateman and company.
17 Dec 1917 The Soldier PriestProfessional
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Performers: Messrs King and Perry's Stock Co
18 Feb 1918 Girl MotherProfessional
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Twice nightly
25 Feb 1918 John Raymond's Daughter or A Soldier's Love ChildProfessional
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Produced by King and Parry's Stock Company. 'The drama, of which the author is Eva Elwes, has previously played at the theatre under the title of "A Soldier's Love Child," and that it is equally attractive under the new title there can be no doubt, judging by the enthusiastic reception accorded it by crowded houses last night. It portrays a story extremely popular with patrons of the theatre.' ('Western Morning News', 26 February 1918, p.3)
12 Aug 1918 Divorce or DishonourUnknown
17 Feb 1919 Back to the Wife and Home [Home from the Trenches]Professional
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Mentioned in advertisements (‘Next week. Return of the Grand Stock Co. in “Home From The Trenches”’) in the Western Morning News, 10 February 1919 and The Era, 19 February 1919.
8 Mar 1920 Love's Young DreamProfessional
23 Aug 1920 Called UpProfessional
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Performed for the week but not by E. Vivian Edmonds' company. Performers included: Beckett Bould (actor), Phil Harper (actor), Clifton Earle (actor), John Durant (actor), C. Alan Hineson(?) (actor), Violet Ingram (actress), Dora Weber (actress), Maudie B. Douglas (actress). ‘Quite a novelty in the dramatic fare usually provided for patrons of the Grand Theatre, Plymouth, will be submitted next week in the shape of Coming Home, a drama in which the comedy element predominates. In place of the usual dramatic thrills, we have a series of side-splitting situations which keep the audience in roars of laughter from the rise of the curtain to the fall. The piece will be interpreted by the usual popular stock company ...'. (Western Morning News, 21 August 1920)
6 Jun 1921 The Fishermaid of Old St MaloProfessional
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'The charming domestic drama "The Fisherman of Old St Malo" will be presented, for the first time in Plymouth, at the Grand Theatre next week. The scenes are laid in picturesque and romantic surroundings and the story is of great interest.' ('Western Morning News', 4 June 1921, p. 6) It is staged by the stock company. ('The Stage', 9 June 1921, p. 3)
26 Apr 1926 Seven Days LeaveProfessional
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Performed in the third week of the stock season by the Denville Stock co with Annie Saker in the cast.
1 Aug 1932 Seven Days LeaveProfessional