Programme, Ernest Lotinga presents ‘Barnacle Bill the Sailor’, Birmingham Hippodrome

  • Date: 26 June 1944
  • Ref: BHIPP: 2015.364

The front cover has a lion sitting on a Union Flag with a ‘V’ for Victory in front of it. The programme is white, blue and red throughout. The performances began on Monday 26 June 1944 and started at 17:10 and 19:25. The programme cost 2d. There are adverts inside and on the back. The inside details ‘Ernie Lotinga in a Musical Round the World Show in Eight Scenes: Barnacle Bill the Sailor’, presented by Ernest Lotinga Productions. The characters and actors are listed, as are the scenes. The musical was written by Con West and Herbert C. Sargent. Fred Gretton was the secretary and general manager; Doyle Crossley was the stage manager; and Alan Crooks was the musical director for Ernest Lotinga Productions.

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