Great War Theatre

Performances at this Theatre

Date Script Type
10 May 1915 The Man Who Stayed At Home Professional
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The Stage, 6 and 13 May 1915, listed The Man Who Stayed at Home as On Tour from 10 May at the King’s, Sunderland. This must be the Vedrenne and Eadie company as Taylor Platt’s company was in Southport this week.
5 Mar 1917 The Bing Boys Are Here Professional
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Mentioned as ‘On Tour’ at the King’s, Sunderland from 5 March in The Stage, 1 March 1917; and advertised in the Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, 2 March 1917.
19 Nov 1917 The Spirit of the Empire Professional
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Performed for one week. A review noted: 'It deals with incidents of the war, presenting them in 'arguments' (11 in number) in three scenes. It is apparently the story of the Empire's awakening' (Sunderland Daily Echo, 17 November 1917).