Great War Theatre

Performances at this Theatre

18 Sep 1916 The Soldier PriestProfessional
26 Mar 1917 The Cottage GirlProfessional
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Miss Eva Elwes' Co. ('The Stage', 29 March 1917)
25 Aug 1918 Ginger, The Lonely SoldierUnknown
14 Oct 1918 Roll Of HonourProfessional
3 Feb 1919 Back From OverseasProfessional
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Venue and opening date 3 February mentioned in advertisements in The Stage, 30 January 1919 and The Era, 5 February 1919. The two-week booking is confirmed by a advertisement in The Stage, 6 February 1919 which gives Wilson Howard's contact details as 'this [week] and next, Gaiety Theatre, Houghton-le-Spring'. ‘Maud Warburton and Wilson Howard’s company are here [Gaiety Theatre, Houghton-le-Spring] in a spy play, Back from Overseas. Maud Warburton in the rôle of Bessie Gray is distinctly good. Wilson Howard gives a typical reading of Private Brown. J. Soden as Carl Meyer meets with well-earned success. Among others who contribute to the success of the performance are T. C. Conlon (Joseph Meyer), Harry Colbeck (Jobbins), Ella Thornton (Bessie Brandon), and Kate Randolph (Mrs. Grey)’. The Stage, 13 February 1919.
16 Jun 1919 Our Lost LassProfessional
2 May 1921 His Wife’s Good NameProfessional
2 Feb 1925 Seven Days LeaveProfessional
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Performed by Fred D'Albert's Repertoire Company.