Great War Theatre

Address: Hamilton ML3, UK

Performances at this Theatre

DateScriptType
28 Jun 1915 War and a Woman [Women and War]Professional
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The play was performed this week by the Millane company who presented, twice nightly and on successive nights 'Margaret of the Red Cross, The White Slave, East Lynne, Somewhere a Voice is Calling and Women and War.
20 Dec 1915 The FrenchwomanProfessional
4 Sep 1916 The Little Grey Home In The WestProfessional
11 Dec 1916 Winner at LastUnknown
28 May 1917 Honour the Man You WedProfessional
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Company under the managership of Charles E. Johnson. Also staged from 31 May-2 June was 'John Raymond's Daughter' ('Hamilton Advertiser', 2 June 1917, p. 2)
31 May 1917 John Raymond's Daughter or A Soldier's Love ChildProfessional
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'... the author has shown wonderful foresight in delineating in such an interesting manner what undoubtedly will be the experience of many when the sword has been sheathed and peace again reigns. Mr Glaze's company, though small in numbers, is as good an all-round company as one could desire to see every artiste showing dramatic abilities of the highest order. The piece is easily followed, and its details permit of the several members exhibiting in marked degree histrionic proclivities which make drama pleasing and interesting throughout.' ('Hamilton Advertiser', 2 June 1917, p.2)
12 Mar 1918 Mother’s Sailor BoyProfessional
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Performers: Dot Stephens Company Other acts on bill: Should They Marry
20 Apr 1918 Mother’s Sailor BoyProfessional
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Performers: Dot Stephens Co
28 Oct 1918 In the TrenchesProfessional
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Performed for the week by a cast including Harry Buss. Others on the same bill: The Welcomes (versatile comedy duo), Francis Charl (conjuror) Gordon Inglis Trio (musical and vocal ensemble), Marie Elliott (comedienne and dancer), Harry Cowper (comedy juggler), the Great Fight Picture (film of boxing match at Chelsea Football Ground) 'A comedy sketch of life at the front...is staged with great realism and effect...Harry Buss...proves very entertaining in his ideas about love-making and what constitutes a nice fellow. The sketch is received with great favour' (Hamilton Advertiser, 2 November 1918)