Variety Show featuring John Lemm – ‘Champion Wrestler of the World

  • Opening Night: 26 April 1909
  • Performance: 01 May 1909
  • Genre: Variety

1. Fred Cary – comedian
2. Regan and Ryan – ‘the most versatile comedians extant’
3. John Lemm – ‘Champion Wrestler of the World – now matched with George Hackenschmidt for ?200 and a Purse of ?3,000.
Lemm offers ?10 to any man he fails to defeat within 15 minutes. Lemm will be introduced during the week by Apollo, the World-renowned Athlete’
4. Fred Hastings – comedian
5. Walter Barrett – Baritone and Character Vocalist
6. The Iben Obed Trio – ‘the unequalled Arabian equilibrists, introducing their Giant, standing over 7 feet’
7. Josh Dixon – comedian
8. The Carangeots – original dancing act – ‘The Fairy , the Demon and the Dragon’
9. Horace Jones – comedian
10. The Barrascope Pictures – ‘Baby’s Chum’

  • Number of Acts: 10
  • Number of Performances: 13
  • Performance Times: Monday to Saturday at 18:00 and 21:00 with a matinee performance on Thursday at 14:30
  • Circus: Equilibrists
  • Notes: -0