Empire Theatre, Sunderland
Address: Sunderland District, UK
Performances at this Theatre
|19 Apr 1915||'Twixt Love and Duty||Professional|
|21 Apr 1915||Mumming Birds||Unknown|
|5 Jun 1916||For Those In Peril||Professional|
Performed by Miss Beaumont Collins.
|14 Aug 1916||The Frenchwoman||Professional|
|6 Nov 1916||Joyland||Professional|
|23 Jul 1917||Three Cheers||Professional|
|12 Aug 1917||Three Cheers||Professional|
|11 Feb 1918||Nosey Knows||Professional|
Performed for the week by Will Hayes (sic - Hay) (actor), Dorothy Frostick (actress), Ethel Arden (actress), Nat Lewis (actor). ‘The Empire Theatre was a house of laughter last night. Nosey Knows is Fred Karno’s best production up-to-date. Its humour is highly farcical. It is clever and chippy, too, and the high level of quality is maintained all through. George Hester as Nosey is the greatest asset, but Nat Lewis and Dorothy Frostick stood right out in an all-round strong company’ (Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, 11 February 1918)
|18 Mar 1918||The Lads of the Village||Professional|
Performed here until 24 March with Bob Stevens as Erb.
|16 Sep 1918||Airs And Graces||Professional|
|25 Nov 1918||Flying Colours||Professional|
The Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, Thursday 21 November 1918, advertised for the following week at the Sunderland Empire ‘Captain Bairnsfather will present “The Johnson ‘Ole,” Supported by strong variety company’. ‘Next week [at the Empire] ... Harry Thurston will appear in “The Johnson ‘Ole,” which is said to be the best of Bairnsfather’s’. Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, Saturday 23 November 1918.
|30 Sep 1919||The Lads of the Village||Professional|
Performed until 5 October 1919 with Bob Stevens as Erb.