Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

The Tivoli is drawing the crowds. Charles Bignell - a modern and popular comedian tops the bill.

Variety Show featuring Vasco – the ‘Mad Musician’

  • Opening Night: 15 October 1900
  • Performance: 20 October 1900
  • Genre: Variety

1. Charles Bignell – ‘What Ho! She Bumps’ song
2. The Two Fitzroys – Trapeze and Rope Performer
3. Nita Clavering – Soprano and Burlesque Artiste
4. Vasco – the Mad Musician
5. Alethea – the Most Graceful and Accomplished Lady Contortionist and Gymnast in the World
6. Paul Sandor – with his Miniature Circus, wherein Highly-trained Dogs take the parts of the artistes and animals; and Talking Lion on a Donkey
7. Mlle Alexander and Bertie – In Their Novel Aerial Act ‘Apre le Bal’
8. Gale St. John and Neruda Dwight – Musicians and Dancers, including Gale St. John’s Celebrated Spider Dance
9. Marcus Boyle – Character Comedian – ‘Good Old Boggs’
10. The Original Elliott Troupe’ – of male and female Coster Acrobats, five in number
11. Bellonini – Eccentric Juggler and Marvellous Performing Dogs

  • 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: Paul Sandor and his Miniature Circus; Trapeze and Rope; Contortionist and Gymnast; Aerial Act; Acrobats
  • Notes: -0