Programme, ‘The Black and White Minstrel Show’, Birmingham Hippodrome

  • Date: 30 May - 04 June 1960
  • Ref: BHIPP: 2015.146

A black and white programme with a generic Minstrel image on the front cover with a striped red and white jacket on. The programme was: Curtain Up; Stan Stennett; Joan Hinde; Ossie Noble; Penny Nicholls; Stan Stennett; Interval; Meet the Minstrels; Leslie Stuart melodies sung by the Mitchell Minstrels; The Mitchell Minstrels; Go Blow That Horn!; Your requests; Ev’ry Little While; Tribute to Al Jolson by Dai Francis and the Minstrels; Stan Sennett confuses Ossie Noble; Ay Ay Ay!; The Beatniks Come to Town; Memories of Stephen Foster; and Doodah Day. The programme also contains adverts for forthcoming productions of ‘Salad Days’, Marty Wilde in ‘Boy Meets Girl’ and ‘Lilac Time’. The show commenced on Monday 30 May 1960 for one week with twice nightly performances at 18:15 and 20:30.

  • Category: Public Relations
  • Copyright: Copyright Birmingham Hippodrome