Variety performance programme, Birmingham Hippodrome

  • Date: 16 October 1911
  • Ref: BHIPP: 2015.11

The programme has a red cover showing an external drawing of the theatre and cost one penny to buy. Internal pages show photographic views of theatre spaces. The theatre was managed by The New Birmingham Hippodrome, Ltd and the theatre manager Ben De Frece. The theatre slogan was ‘The most select variety entertainment in Birmingham’. Performances took place every evening at 18:50 and 21:00. The bill in order of appearance was Overture, Lloyd Morgan (comedian), Tom Hayton’s Six Manchester Lads (vocalists and dancing), Zona Vevey (vocalist), Eadie and Ramsden (comedy), Rastus and Banks (entertainers), Elise, Wulf and Waldorf (in ‘After the Football Match’), Tennyson and Wallis (comedians), Herbert Sleath & Harry M. Vernon’s Company (in ‘Canada’) and Animated Pictures.

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  • Copyright: Copyright Birmingham Hippodrome