Great War Theatre

Address: Aberdeen, UK

Performances at this Theatre

DateScriptType
19 Feb 1917 For Those In PerilProfessional
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Performed by Miss Beaumont Collins.
12 Mar 1917 In the TrenchesProfessional
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Performed for the week by Harry Buss. Other acts on the same bill: Nella Webb (singer, accompanied by Mr Elven Hedges (ragtime pianist), the Bradshaws (acrobats), Hall and Turn (hand and foot balancing), Miss Amy Bryce (singer), Mr. Shepherd and his orchestra accompaniments. 'The playlet is well stage-set, and Mr. Harry Buss keeps the rolling-ball of fun perpetually on the move. His song, which is going to catch on, is "In an Old French Trench"... "In The Trenches" goes well ' (Aberdeen Daily Journal, 13 March 1917)
20 Aug 1917 The New WordProfessional
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‘After the spring and summer recess, the Tivoli will open for the autumn and winter season on Monday next week … The first attraction is a masterpiece sketch by Sir J. M. Barrie, a playlet that will be presented for the first time to an Aberdeen audience. The sketch, which is entitled, “The New Word,” is said to be written in Barrie’s best vein, and is produced by Miss Helen Haye and her London company’. Aberdeen Evening Express, Saturday 18 August 1917. ‘The playlet, “The New Word”, by J. M. Barrie, is excellently played by Helen Haye and company’ at the Tivoli, Aberdeen. The Stage, 23 August 1917.