Great War Theatre

Address: Brighton, UK

Performances at this Theatre

DateScriptType
N/A The Spring SonUnknown
23 Aug 1915 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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‘Splendid business is being done at the Royal [Brighton], where Messrs. Vedrenne and Eadie’s company are presenting The Man who Stayed at Home. There was a large attendance on Monday, the audience including a considerable number of English and Indian officers. The company have been selected with care, and both the sensational and amusing parts of the piece are well presented. Chief honours are carried off by Mr. George Tully as Christopher Brent and Miss Esty Marsh as Miriam Leigh, and their efforts are well seconded by Mr. Frank Woolfe (Carl Sanderson), Mr. C. Haviland Burke (John Preston), Mr. J. Augustus Keogh (Fritz), Miss Eugenie Vernie (Mrs. Sanderson), Miss Laurie Flockton (Molly Preston), and Gladys Hamilton (Fraulein Schroeder). Other parts are by Mr. Ernest H. G. Cox (Percival Pennicuik), Mr. George Hewetson (Corporal Atkins), Miss Christine Jensen (Miss Myrtle), and Miss Valerie Richards (Daphne Kidlington)’. The Stage, 26 August 1915.
15 Nov 1915 Mary from TipperaryProfessional
3 Feb 1916 ArmageddonProfessional
3 Apr 1916 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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The Era, 5 April 1916, listed The Man Who Stayed at Home (Taylor Platt) as On The Road from 3 April at the T.R., Brighton. Noted in The Stage, 6 April 1916.
4 Sep 1916 Kultur At HomeProfessional
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At the Theatre Royal, Brighton ‘Mr. Otho Stuart presents “Kultur at Home” for the first time locally, an admirable all-round company having been engaged for the production, and packed audience witnessed the performance on Monday evening. The cast includes Otho Stuart, Chas. B. Vaughan, Beatrice Smith, Edward Bonfield, Claude Vernon, Richard Norton, Alex. Begbie, Martin Ricci, Basil Bowen J. C. Woodiwiss, Elizabeth Dudgeon, Sinna St. Clair, Aileen Wyse, Henzie Raeburn, A. P. Nicholson, Margaret Foy, &c’. The Era, 6 September 1916.
20 Nov 1916 The MuddlerUnknown
4 Dec 1916 The Bing Boys Are HereProfessional
19 Feb 1917 A Kiss For CinderellaProfessional
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The Era, 14 February 1917, carried an advertisement for Hilda Trevelyan and Percy Hutchison in A Kiss for Cinderella; this week Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, next week Theatre Royal, Brighton.
9 Apr 1917 The Girl from Ciro'sProfessional
16 Jul 1917 What a CatchUnknown
12 Nov 1917 A Kiss For CinderellaProfessional
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The Mid Sussex Times, 13 November 1917, listed among the amusements that week in Brighton A Kiss for Cinderella at the Theatre Royal for six nights and two matinees.
19 Nov 1917 Inside the LinesProfessional
28 Jan 1918 Peace Time Prophecies or Stories Gone WrongProfessional
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The Stage, 24 January 1918, listed Bubbly as On Tour from 28 January at the Theatre Royal, Brighton.
2 Dec 1918 Peace Time Prophecies or Stories Gone WrongProfessional
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At the Theatre Royal, Brighton ‘On Monday Bubbly was welcomed by a crowded house. Ralph Haslam’s company are responsible for the performance of the revue, and Ivy Tresmand is worthily sustaining the responsibility of principal lady acting, singing, and dancing in the manner of a talented and experienced artist. Ernest Seebold and R. Barrett-Lennard are both prominent throughout the revue, and score an undeniable success. Others who distinguish themselves are Edmund Russell, a particularly droll and resourceful comedian, Doris Nowland, a smart comedienne and dancer, and Kathlene Martyn’ (The Stage, 5 December 1918).
14 Jul 1919 Tails UpProfessional
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‘“Tails Up” has gained an enthusiastic reception here [Theatre Royal, Brighton]. The company is a fine one, including Hilda Simpson, Phillis Beadon. Claire Ruane, Marie Brian, Essie Brett, Edwin Adeler, Jack Leopold, Bert Monks, Leslie Ward, Phil Golding ,Will Noxon [sic – Nixon], Arthur Lawrie. Presented by Frederick G. Lloyd. Orchestra directed by Mr Fred Shaw’ (The Era, 16 July 1919). Similarly The Stage, 17 July 1919.
23 Nov 1920 The Burgomaster Of StilemondProfessional
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Performed as an evening performance at 8pm as part of a series of plays over the week.
5 Jan 1925 The Burgomaster Of StilemondProfessional
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Performed for one night as part of a week's repertoire by the company.
11 Nov 1941 The Luck Of The NavyProfessional
19 Feb 2017 The New WordProfessional
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This was a one-off performance starring Andrew McDonald and Matthew Winters, directed by Lucy Linger for Threadbare Theatre Company at the Theatre Royal, Brighton.