Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

Vansart's tricks with cards, billiard cues, tennis balls and a seven inch bar of steel were novel and remarkable. 'It will be a long time ere his imitators can equal him'.

Variety Show featuring Lily Flexmore – comedienne and leg-mania artiste

  • Opening Night: 01 December 1902
  • Performance: 06 December 1902
  • Genre: Variety

1. Vansart – the man with a grip of iron in World Record feats of finger strength – ?25 to anyone (bar none!) who can execute one of any three of his feats
2. Nelly Gertine – famous lady baritone
3. Charlie Dillon – comedian
4. The Brothers Lloyd – the original and only double tight-rope experts
5. The Silvestro Troupe – sensational aerial act
6. The Laughable Sketch – ‘Rejected Remounts’ – introducing four highly trained horses
7. The Brothers Webb – musical comedians
8. Animated Pictures
9. Lily Flexmore – comedienne and leg-mania artiste
10. Farrell and Willmot – the pioneers of refined Irish comedy
11. Farini – Continental juggler

  • 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: Double Tight Rope; Aerial Act; Juggler
  • Notes: -0