Great War Theatre

Performances at this Theatre

Date Script Type
1 Apr 1916 Du Théâtre au Champ D'Honneur Professional
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Of Sarah Bernhardt's performance, the Western Mail noted that 'the purity of expression all through, the subtle suggestion of restrained power, the art of polished elocution, held the audience spellbound to the last' (3 April 1916)
8 May 1916 The Frenchwoman Professional
26 Jun 1916 Joyland Professional
19 Mar 1917 Three Cheers Unknown
19 Mar 1917 Three Cheers Professional
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Harry Day's Co. with Alick Lauder (brother of Harry), Harry Merrylees, Jimmy Leslie, Kitty Curtis, Daisy Bindley, Gerald Williams, A Semis (Russian dancer), Mons. Wania, Royal Kilty Lassies (pipe band).
25 Mar 1918 Airs And Graces Professional
1 Apr 1918 Flying Colours Professional
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tHE Western Mail, Monday 1 April 1918, advertised that night at the Cardiff Empire ‘Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather presents Harry Thurston in an Episode of Real Trench Humour, The Johnson ‘Ole’.
24 Jun 1918 Rations Professional
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The Western Mail 25 June 1918, advertised at the Cardiff Empire that night ‘Fred Karno Presents Robb Wilton in Rations, A Revuette (by Bert Lee and R. P. Weston), including A Queue of Quaint Quipsters and Winnie Collins. Latest War Pictures. Maggie Clifton and Partner. Queenie Leighton. Mary Law, The Celebrated English Violinist’.
27 Jan 1919 Flying Colours Professional
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The Era, 22 January 1919, listed ‘The Johnson ‘Ole’ in calls for next week, Monday, 27 January 1919, at the Cardiff Empire. The Western Mail, Friday 31 January 1919, advertised that night ‘Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather Presents Harry Thurston in The Johnson ‘Ole’ at the Cardiff Empire.
7 Apr 1919 Hotch Potch Professional
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Performers: Fred Kitchen