Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

Apollo' shows how a boxer may be defeated by a wrestler. He meets and defeats a number of local champions. The sketch 'Counsel's Opinion' goes down well, but 'legal critics might take exception to a K. C. appearing in a 'stuff' gown'.

Variety Show featuring Leah Arden – operatic ballad vocalist

  • Opening Night: 03 September 1906
  • Performance: 08 September 1906
  • Genre: Variety

1. Tom Moore – comedian
2. Baltus Troupe – ‘Olympian acrobats’
3. Clarisse Heney and Company in ‘Counsel’s Opinion – a Legal Episode’
4. Stewart and Morgan – in their vocal speciality
5. The Du Gros Trio – comic aerial gymnastic act
6. Apollo – ‘The Ideal Athlete in his extraordinary Japanese Wrestling Entertainment, introducing Boxing and Ju-Jitsu.
Apollo will give instructive lessons in Ju-Jitsu each night, showing clearly how a small man or woman can defend themselves against more powerful antagonists. Apollo offers substantial money prizes for the various local men who oppose him nightly. As Apollo is 12 stones 6lbs, he reserves a right to meet men above that weight.
There also appears Miss Moya Sam, Japanese Champion Ju-Jitsu Lady Exponent of the Mysterious Art’
7. Leah Arden – operatic ballad vocalist
8. Reginald Leyland – in his Musical Sketches and Humorous Songs at the Piano
9. Gus Harris – Hebrew characteristic delineator in his creation ‘The Synagogue’
10. Sidney Dolf – comedian
11. The Barrascope Pictures – ‘The Reedham Drill’

  • 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: Olympian Acrobats; Aerial Gymnasts
  • Notes: -0