Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

Ethel Arden, supported by George Abel's sketch "Three of a Kind" is cleverly constructed and evokes shouts of laughter. James Dubois goes through his simian performance 'as though he had been born in the trees'.

Variety Show featuring De Hanou – rapid painter with his toes

  • Opening Night: 09 May 1904
  • Performance: 14 May 1904
  • Genre: Variety

1. The Evalos – ‘in their new comic juggling gymnastic melange’
2. James Dubois – ‘Pongo – the original Man Monkey’
3. De Hanou – ‘the celebrated Continental Rapid Painter with His Toes’
4. Harrigan and Holt – comedians in a novel act
5. Aladina with her wonderful Troupe of Performing Cockatoos
6. The Vernon Troupe – xylophone experts, vocalists and dancers
7. Chapender – conjuror and illusionist – ‘a human being suspended in mid-air without any visible means of support’
8. Ethel Arden, supported by George Abel, and their ‘Merry Little Party in their Mirthful Mystifier “Three of a Kind”, “Call Me Minerva, Dick”, “Oh, Tom. It Does Tickle” and “Little Bessie’s Got the Mumps”‘
9. Tschernoff’s Animals – held over
10. Animated Pictures

  • 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: Juggling Gymnastic Melange; Conjuror and Illusionist
  • Notes: -0