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  • Event:

    THEN AND NOW

    SWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER

  • Person:

    author : unknown

    actor : Cooper, Gladys, Dame, 1888-1971

    actor : Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

    actor : Evans, Edith, Dame, 1888-1976

    actor : Bedells, Phyllis, Miss

    actor : du Maurier, Gerald, Sir, 1873-1934 (son of author George L. Du Maurier)

    actor : Playfair, Nigel, Sir, 1874-1934

    actor : Harvey, John Martin, Sir, 1867-1944

    actor : Melville, Andrew, Mr., 1882-1938 (actor, theatre proprietor known as Andrew Melville II, also known as Andrew Emm, real name Andrew Robbins)

    actor : Kent, Keneth, Mr.

    actor : Hulbert, Claude, Mr., 1900-1964 (born Claude Noel Hulbert, brother of Jack Hulbert)

    actor : Casani, Santos, Mr.

    actor : Leonard, Jose, Miss

    author : unknown

    actor : Melville, Andrew, Mr., 1882-1938 (actor, theatre proprietor known as Andrew Melville II, also known as Andrew Emm, real name Andrew Robbins)

    producer : Melville, Andrew, Mr., 1882-1938 (actor, theatre proprietor, 4th son of Andrew Melville I, known as Andrew Melville II, also known as Andrew Emm, real name Andrew Robbins)

    dancer : Queens of Terpsichore

    author : Wallace, Edgar, Mr., 1875-1932

    actor : du Maurier, Gerald, Sir, 1873-1934 (son of author George L. Du Maurier)

    actor : Cooper, Gladys, Dame, 1888-1971

  • Date: 26.4.1927
  • Brief description: Playbill advertising a matinee comprising a revue, a variety of entertainments, a new play by Edgar Wallace and a cabaret "in aid of the Sadler's Wells Fund to open and equip the Sadler's Wells Theatre as an Old Vic for North London" at the New Theatre, St. Martin's Lane, 26 April [1927.]
  • Identifier: UKC-POS-LDNNEW.0597418
  • Theatre: New Theatre, St. Martin's Lane & Westminster & London & England
  • Subject keyword:

    revue

    harlequinade

    melodrama

    dances

    drama

    cabaret

Further Details

  • Accession Number: 0597418
  • Event:

    THEN AND NOW

    SWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER

  • Content note:

    "A revue of the good old days and the hectic present."

    "As done at Sadler's Wells by Grimaldi."

    "Revival of the famous Taglioni pas de quatre."

  • Associated people:

    author : unknown

    actor : Cooper, Gladys, Dame, 1888-1971

    actor : Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

    actor : Evans, Edith, Dame, 1888-1976

    actor : Bedells, Phyllis, Miss

    actor : du Maurier, Gerald, Sir, 1873-1934 (son of author George L. Du Maurier)

    actor : Playfair, Nigel, Sir, 1874-1934

    actor : Harvey, John Martin, Sir, 1867-1944

    actor : Melville, Andrew, Mr., 1882-1938 (actor, theatre proprietor known as Andrew Melville II, also known as Andrew Emm, real name Andrew Robbins)

    actor : Kent, Keneth, Mr.

    actor : Hulbert, Claude, Mr., 1900-1964 (born Claude Noel Hulbert, brother of Jack Hulbert)

    actor : Casani, Santos, Mr.

    actor : Leonard, Jose, Miss

    author : unknown

    actor : Melville, Andrew, Mr., 1882-1938 (actor, theatre proprietor known as Andrew Melville II, also known as Andrew Emm, real name Andrew Robbins)

    producer : Melville, Andrew, Mr., 1882-1938 (actor, theatre proprietor, 4th son of Andrew Melville I, known as Andrew Melville II, also known as Andrew Emm, real name Andrew Robbins)

    dancer : Queens of Terpsichore

    author : Wallace, Edgar, Mr., 1875-1932

    actor : du Maurier, Gerald, Sir, 1873-1934 (son of author George L. Du Maurier)

    actor : Cooper, Gladys, Dame, 1888-1971

  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Material type: playbill
  • Identity code: UKC/POS/LDN NEW : 0597418
  • Part: Melville Collection
  • Condition: 2
  • Dimensions: 760 x 505 mm
  • Medium: black ink on orange paper
  • Date: 26.4.1927
  • Organisation:

    beneficiary : Sadler's Wells Fund

    printer : Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Co, London

  • Person: manager : Wyndham, Mary, Miss
  • Theatre: New Theatre, St. Martin's Lane & Westminster & London & England
  • Related material: A smaller version: 0597401
  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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