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  • Event: MUSIC HALL
  • Person:

    chairman : Cortez, Leon, Mr.

    producer : MacQueen Pope, W., Mr.

    director : King, Charles, Mr.

  • Date: 26.9.1955
  • Brief description: Theatre programme advertising MUSIC HALL AT THE MET to be produced at the Metropolitan. The run starts on 26 September. The list of entertainers ends with the words "Your chairman will introduce the present day performers who have depicted the great artistes of the past". It is not clear therefore if any of the performers listed are taking part as themselves!
  • Identifier: UKC-PRG-READ-THEMET.F172931
  • Theatre: Metropolitan Theatre of Varieties, Edgware Road & & London & England
  • Subject keyword:

    music hall

    impersonators

Further Details

  • Accession Number: F172931
  • Event: MUSIC HALL
  • Associated people:

    chairman : Cortez, Leon, Mr.

    producer : MacQueen Pope, W., Mr.

    director : King, Charles, Mr.

  • Description level: 4
  • Language: english
  • Material type: theatre programme
  • Identity code: UKC/PRG/READ/THE MET : F172931
  • Notes:

    The following artistes are listed:- Rio, Ron and Rita; Mr. Harry Champion; Miss Daisy Dormer; Mr. Fred Barnes; Campbell and Rogers; Miss Vesta Victoria; Mr. George Lashwood; Harry and Betty; Mr. Whit Cunliffe; Mr. George Formby; The imperial bioscope; Miss Vesta Tilley; Mr. Harry Lauder.

    Contains various printed advertisements.

  • Part: Reading Rayner Collection
  • Condition: 2
  • Dimensions: 378 x 252 mm
  • Medium: green and brown ink on paper
  • Date: 26.9.1955
  • Person:

    manager : Vasco, Albert B., Mr.

    director : Heath, Gerard, Mr.

    musical director : Walters, Owen, Mr.

  • Theatre: Metropolitan Theatre of Varieties, Edgware Road & & London & England
  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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