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HELEN FAUCIT AND ELLEN TERRY

... you allow me to correct a slight mistake in your last issue. Your reporter in his notice of the Pantomime here mentions the Clown as Mr Tom Lovett, which should have been, your obedient servant, Tom LOVELL, Britannia Theatre, Hoxton, January lst, 1880. ...

Published: Sunday 04 January 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1746 | Page: 14 | Tags: News 

Blue Beard Re-wived at the Standard

... The Babes in the Wood. (Payne always had a bed-room scene.) Many old pantomimists in comic scenes have used the same idea, Clown's wives, Policeman's wives, baker's headless wives, &c. To claim it as original business is ludicrous. But I have a complaint ...

Published: Sunday 11 January 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 799 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

THE BELFORD BENEFIT

... Lucille, principal dancer, heads the ballets; which both the marches were invented and arranged by yours, truly, J. DI, JONES, Clown and Ballet-Master, Theatre Royal, Cardiff, January 8th, 1880. MLI EsrroR.-S ?? your report of the Oxford on Bliss Emma Jutau's ...

Published: Sunday 11 January 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1742 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

JACK THE GIANT KILLER AT THE GREENWICH

... share of the text. In the Harlequinade, which boasts no fewer than five scenes, the fun is kept going by Mr Harry Ritelli as Clown,; Mr H. Hardy, Harlequin; Miss J. Ashton, Harlequin d la Watteau; Mdlle. Clari, Columbine; Mr H. Sparks, Pantaloon; and Mr ...

Published: Sunday 11 January 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 865 | Page: 12 | Tags: News 

TOPICS OF THE WEEK

... whether Turkey fulfils her part of the arrangement or not, it is time that the infamous traffic in Nubian slaves should be put clown by the strong hand. In treaties with Turkey it has been over and over again proved that the sword is mightier than the pen ...

Published: Sunday 08 February 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1337 | Page: 11 | Tags: News 

DRAMATIC FREE TRADE

... yours faithf ully, DRAMATIC AUTHOR. Narrow Escape of English Pantorninaists. On Thursday, 12th instant, Johnny Matthewson, the Clown, and Tom Matthews, pantomimists, now engaged at the Folie Bergere, Bordeaux, with Cockney Charley and Mr Warrack, were invited ...

Published: Sunday 22 February 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1034 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

THE ACROBATS AND GYMNASTS' BILL

... those goody-goodypeople who object on principle to Theatresandto everything connected therewi th oplportunity to prohibit a Clown or Harle(Inin frona tanking a head-spring, and, perhaps, from doing a roll out, which they inight assert to be dangerous ...

Published: Sunday 29 February 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 902 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

THE ACROBATS AND GYMNASTS' BILL

... horseback in any circus, arena, on racecourse, or otherwise, or of circus performances on horseback by male riders, jockeys, or clowns, or by women and children above fourteen years of age, or to forbid ordinary acrobatic performances on the stage, provided ...

Published: Sunday 07 March 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 5233 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

ALEXANDRA PALACE

... had provided ans attractive progralime, munch of which was for performammec ill the open air. A match between the Original Clown Cricketers anld Nottage's Ramblors in the spacious cricket ground afforded two hours' amusement to a ring of several thousand ...

Published: Sunday 04 April 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 516 | Page: 12 | Tags: News 

ALEXANDRA PALACE

... mules. His male and female equestrians are unsurpassed for slill and daring, and his Arabian tumblers, acrobats, gymnasts, and Clowns are all of the first class. Many of their feats are astonishing evidences of agility and skill, and the excellence of all ...

Published: Sunday 23 May 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 749 | Page: 12 | Tags: News 

EGYPTIAN HALL

... wait anxiously. Ah ! there it is at last, sure enough- ,an envelope, and inside it be finds the total of the figures written clown by various visitors. These tricks, simple enough for Herr Frikell, cause a great deal of amusement; as does also that of the ...

Published: Sunday 13 June 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 725 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

ALEXANDRA PALACE

... wrestlers, ndll fencers, with a large nunmer of ent, ies, there were imsinded in the open-air pjo- graenme a mnatch by the Clown cricketers, two spen-sir,91mdow Pantomi mes at dusk, a balloon ascent by Mlr Coxwell, and a, donkey polo match. The following ...

Published: Sunday 08 August 1880
Newspaper: The Era
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 947 | Page: 11 | Tags: News