Great War Theatre

Address: Birkenhead, UK

Performances at this Theatre

22 Mar 1915 La FlambeeProfessional
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Performers: Cecile Barclay, Rupert Lister
13 Sep 1915 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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‘Once nightly is the rule at the New Theatre Royal this week, when Mr. E. T. Platt presents “The Man Who Stayed at Home.” The play is well known, and has had a long run in London. Mr. Charles Froode [sic – Troode], whose clever portrayal of the difficult role of Christopher Brint [sic – Brent] was greatly appreciated, was ably assisted by Miss Evelyn Walsh Hall as Miriam Lee [sic – Leigh], Miss Mary Lincoln as Molly Preston, Messrs. Goodwin Nock as Carl Sadderson [sic – Sanderson], Graham Harrington [ sic - Herington], Russell Bendle, and Misses Ethel Russell, Dorothy Hall (as Fraulein Schroeder) and Edith Cuthbert’ (Liverpool Echo, 14 September 1915). Also noted in The Stage, 16 September 1915.
22 Sep 1919 The Freedom of the SeasProfessional
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Presented by Thomas C. Dagnall's company. Cast included: Lawrence Anderson (actor), Alfred Harding (actor), Vincent Holman (actor), Dorothy Clifton (actress), Nancy Imlach (actress), Wilson Blake (stage manager). "suits the taste of local playgoers. The crisp dialogue and stirring situations of the play were keenly enjoyed" (Stage, 25 September 1919)
14 Jun 1920 Called UpProfessional
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Not performed by E. Vivian Edmonds' company. Notice for the New Royal Theatre, Birkenhead, ‘The Denville-Kelly stock season continues to be successful. The fourth week’s attraction is Coming Home, and the company do justice to the play. A twice-nightly programme, without early doors or booking fees, is proving popular with playgoers’. ( Stage, 17 June 1920)
4 Oct 1920 Seven Days LeaveProfessional