Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

A long programme has the 'thirsty ones look at their watches during the last half hour'. Tony Iveson keeps the audience laughing as a rag and bone man taken into a drawing-room. B. Troba the juggler performs astonishing feats with cannon balls, and finishes by carrying off his assistant in a sentry box 'by means of his teeth'. A note that the building works on the Hippodrome are in progress. They have not interfered with the shows. In a few weeks' time, the front entrance will have been doubled, so that queues waiting for the stalls and dress circle will be able to stay dry. Mr. Barrasford will be able to 'boast that he has catered as well for the comfort of his patrons by shelter in the winter as he has by cooling the house with ice-blocks in the summer'.

Variety Show featuring The Lombarts – gymnasts

  • Opening Night: 27 August 1906
  • Performance: 01 September 1906
  • Genre: Variety

1. Tony Iveson – comedy pianist and vocalist
2. Frank Cass – vocal comedian
3. The Lombarts – modern gymnastic speciality
4. B. Troba – juggler
5. Mountford and Walsh – society entertainers
6. Lempiere Pringle and J. C. Piddock in an original operatic episode entitled ‘The Romany King’
7. Just and Wise – in their American Absurdity ‘On the Ra-Ta’
8. Prince Kuroki – ‘Mysterious Japanese Magician’
9. Martine and Son – song illustrators
10. Lily Lena – comedienne
11. Evelyn Taylor – ‘London’s new star comedienne who has a style entirely her own’
12. The Barrascope Pictures
13. Dandy George and his Canine Masterpiece ‘Rosie’

  • Number of Acts: 13
  • 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: Gymnast; Juggler; Magician
  • Notes: -0