Great War Theatre

Performances at this Theatre

DateScriptType
17 May 1915 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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The Stage, 20 May 1915, listed The Man Who Stayed at Home as On Tour from 17 May at the O.H., Scarborough (3 days). This must be the Vedrenne and Eadie company as Taylor Platt’s company was at the Winter Gardens, New Brighton this week.
11 May 1916 The SlackerProfessional
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The Era, 10 May 1916, reported at the Opera House, Scarborough: ‘Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Mr. Fred. T. [sic – J.] Little and Co., in “The Slacker.” The company includes Messrs. E. Warden, Dennis Leslie, J. W. Wilkinson, Sydney T. Russel, Fenton Wyngate, Dick Danvers, Alfred Stone, Eric Langley, Peter Johns, Misses Maud Elliott, Pollie Denville, Flo Bevan, and Margaret Frame’. The Stage, 11 May 1916, reported that Fred J. Little’s company would present The Slacker on Thursday-Saturday at the Opera House, Scarborough.
12 Jun 1916 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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The Stage, 8 June 1916, listed The Man Who Stayed at Home (Taylor Platt) as On Tour from 12 June at the O.H., Scarborough. The Era, 14 June 1916, listed The Man Who Stayed at Home as On The Road from 12 June at the O.H., Scarborough (3 days) and at Harrogate (3 Days).
26 Mar 1917 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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The Era, 21 and 28 March 1917, listed The Man Who Stayed at Home (Red) as On The Road from 26 March at the O.H., Scarborough (3 days) and the O.H., Harrogate (3 days). ‘ “The Man Who Stayed at Home” is presented [at the Grand Opera House, Scarborough] by Taylor Platt’s company. This is the third visit. Clifford Marle is excellent as Christopher Brent. Violet (sic - Valerie) Richards is a good Miriam Leigh. Hilda Francks is quite at home as Mrs. Sanderson. Frank Henry is an effective Carl, and Russell Bendle a forcible Fritz. Malcolm Cumming, Arthur Grenville, C. Leverack-Brown, Christie (sic – Christine) Cooper, Ethel Coleridge, Edith Cuthbert, and Frances Waring do well in their respective parts’ (The Stage, 29 March 1917).
10 Sep 1917 A Kiss For CinderellaProfessional
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‘Indoor attractions this week include Sir James Barrie’s play, “Kiss for Cinderella,” at the Opera House’. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, Tuesday 11 September 1917. The precise dates are conjectural.
8 Jul 1918 The Man Who Stayed At HomeProfessional
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The Stage, 13 June 1918, advertised that Taylor Platt’s autumn tour of The Man Who Stayed at Home would start on 8 July. The Stage, 4 July 1918, listed The Man Who Stayed at Home as On Tour from 8 July at the O.H., Scarborough; the corresponding listing in The Stage, 11 July 1918, indicated that the stay was for three days.
12 May 1919 Peace Time Prophecies or Stories Gone WrongProfessional
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The Stage, 15 May 1919, listed Bubbly as On Tour from 12 May at the O.H., Scarborough.
1 Nov 1920 The Freedom of the SeasProfessional
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Performed 1-3 November 1920.
11 Nov 1920 The Girl from Ciro'sProfessional