Variety performance programme, Birmingham Hippodrome

  • Date: 09 March 1931
  • Ref: BHIPP: 2015.19

The programme cover is cream with brown text whilst the inside is cream with blue text. The joint managing directors were William Evans & C. M. Woolf. The shows ran twice nightly at 18:40 and 20:50. The running order was Overture (Fox Trot ‘You’re the One I Care For’), Harry Moore (paper tearer), Morris & Cowley (vocal comedians), Rose Perfect (in selections from her repertoire), Pete Martin & Charlie Holbein (comedians), The Five Brothers Sherry (Dan, Harry, Jim, Peter & Sam in ‘A Sherry Cocktail’), Intermission (violin solo ‘Hungarian Rhapsody No 1’ – Soloist Stanley Lowe accompanied by Harry M. Pell and the Hippodrome Orchestra), Bernard & Rich (dance speciality), Sophie Tucker (at the piano Ted Shapiro), Michel (dancing xylophonist) and Alva Brothers (comedy acrobats). The bill concluded with ‘God Save the King’.

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