Great War Theatre

Address: Wigan, UK

Performances at this Theatre

DateScriptType
N/A The Tramway Inspector and the Lady GuardUnknown
7 Jun 1915 Joy - Sister of MercyProfessional
21 Jun 1915 His Mother's RosaryProfessional
31 Jan 1916 The Little Grey Home In The WestProfessional
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'A Beautiful story of British people who, like plenty of others, were driven from the Motherland to seek new homes and happiness in the West. Love makes the home. Come and see the beautiful play' (Wigan Observer and District Advertiser, 29 January 1916)
1 May 1916 The FrenchwomanProfessional
19 Jun 1916 PalsProfessional
13 Nov 1916 The Mystery GunProfessional
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Twice nightly 7pm and 9pm
5 Feb 1917 Jack Ashore by The Jutland BoysOther
30 Apr 1917 His Mother's RosaryProfessional
21 May 1917 The Spirit of the EmpireProfessional
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Performed for one week. Described as 'The most novel patriotic play in the world' (Wigan Observer, 22 May 1917)
10 Jun 1918 Khaki and BlueProfessional
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The Era, 12 June 1918 listed Khaki and Blue as on the road at the 'H., Wigan' from June 10. Similarly The Stage, 6 and 13 June 1918. ‘Two Russian Jews, who gave their address as 84, Morning-lane, Hackney, London, were charged at Wigan, to-day, with being deserters. They were Samuel and Charles Cohn, and both were members of the Khaki and Blue company which last week but one was at the Hippodrome. They were in possession of discharged soldiers’ badges. When questioned by the police Samuel produced a soldier’s discharge paper bearing the name Job C. Jenkins. He said he bought the badge and paper from a man in London for £10 10s. Charles told a similar story. The Chief Constable said he had not yet received any information in reply to his inquiries, and both defendants were remanded await an escort’. Liverpool Echo, 24 June 1918.