Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

Harold Hughman is one of the cleverest mimics of birds, beasts and even fish. Tom Grove's cycling act is a 'most dangerous looking performance and greatly pleases the sensation-loving part of the audience'

Variety Show featuring Tom Grove in his great cycling feat ‘Flying the Revolving Wheel’

  • Opening Night: 13 November 1905
  • Performance: 18 November 1905
  • Genre: Variety

1. Hallam and Stanton – refined entertainers in ‘A Broken Journey’
2. Vivian Dell – premier danseuse
3. Tom Grove in his great cycling feat ‘”Flying the Revolving Wheel” – the most breathlessly thrilling sensation ever experienced. Machine and Rider whirled around a wheel like a stone. It puts Looping the Loop in the shade’
4. ‘Two Little Tramps’ by the Barrascope
5. Harold Hughman – ‘the great American mimic’
6. Mike Cray – comedy juggler
7. The New York Comedy Four – ‘Humorously Harmonious’
8. The Sisters Walmsley – comediennes
9. Merton and Rydon – vocal speciality artistes

  • Number of Acts: 9
  • 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: Cyclist; Mimic; Juggler
  • Notes: -0