Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

The Ace of Hearts' sketch is about a wife's treachery, and has some very good acting. Fred Earle's best song is probably 'Looking out of the Window'. Ed E. Ford is the man 'with an india rubber face'. His extraordinary facial display is very clever.

Variety Show featuring Sam Thomson – Scotland’s greatest patter comedian

  • Opening Night: 04 November 1907
  • Performance: 09 November 1907
  • Genre: Variety

1. Ruby and Laws – vocal and comedy act
2. Professor McCann’s Famous Irish Terriers and World Champion Leaping Dogs
3. The Balsamos – ‘whirling comedians in an original gymnastic speciality
4. Ed. E. Ford – ‘the Australian Sundowner’
5. James Willard and Company present an intensely dramatic episode entitled ‘The Ace of Hearts’
6. Fred Earle – comedian – ‘Seaweed’
7. Rell and Butt – in a novel act ‘Fun in the Garden’
8. Sam Thomson – Scotland’s greatest patter comedian
9. Joe Nightingale and Arthur Stingaut – new comedy duo – ‘Two Sides of a Wall’
10. Edwin Barwick – ‘in quiet and quaint comedy’, including his latest Song Sermon ‘A Jolly Good Fellow’
11. The Barrascope Pictures – ‘Late For Lunch’

  • Number of Acts: 11
  • 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: Gymnasts
  • Notes: -0