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RUSS ABBOT
1990: RUSS ABBOT'S PALLADIUM MADHOUSE!
1990: RUSS ABBOT'S PALLADIUM MADHOUSE! (London Palladium)
Russ Abbot, Bella Emberg, Lisa Maxwell, Gary Lovini, Mark Robertson, devised and directed by Tudor Davies [52pp, 6x8.4; 6-page article on Russ Abbot (w.8 photos), biographies and photos of the leading players, 6 production photos, extensive illustrated history of The Palladium etc.] £4

DAVE ALLEN

1978: AN EVENING WITH DAVE ALLEN (Vaudeville)
Dave Allen [24pp, 5.25x8.5; 3 photos and extensive biography] £4

ROBYN ARCHER
1982: A STAR IS TORN
1982: A STAR IS TORN (Wyndham's)
Robyn Archer as Judy Garland, Billie Holliday, Marilyn Monroe etc., dir:Rodney Fisher, Accompanists: Grant Hossack and Jeremy Wesley [24pp, 5.25x8.5; photos and line drawings] £4

MICHAEL ASPINALL

1977 (Jan): THE SURPRISING SOPRANO (Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sydney)
An unexpected recital of arias from opera, operetta and oratorio, with Michael Aspinall accompanied by David Andrews at the piano; with full details of the 3 recital programmes presented, biographies, and 4+ photos of Michael Aspinall in costume [12pp, 5.75x11.75; VG] £4

LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO
1998: LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO
1998 (3 May): LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO (Derngate, Northampton)
The programme consisted of Swan Lake Act II, Mystery Pas de Deux, Vivaldi Suite, The Dying Swan, and Pacquita; and featured Olga Supphozova, Yuri Smirnov, Margaret Lowin-Octey, D.B.E., Adam Baum, Ida Nevasayneva, Velour Pilleaux, Helen Highwaters, Jacques d'Ambrosia, Pichka Melba, Dimitri Legupski, Margeaux Mundeyn, Jacques D'Aniels, Fifi Barkova, Igor Slowpokin, Vanya Verikosa, Andrei Verikose, Svetlana Lofatkina, R.M. ("Prince") Myshkin, Anya Marx, Igor Teupleze, Maya Thickenthighya, Mikhail Mypansarov, Malinkaya Lubyanka, Vladimir Legupski, Mlada Mladova, Roland Deaulin, Bertha Vinayshinsky, Medulli Lobotomov; General Director: Eugene McDougle [32pp, 6.75x9.75; a substantial programme; programme notes, articles, supposed biographies, 6 photographs; VG] £5

CILLA BLACK (b.1943)
1976: CILLA AT THE PALACE
1976: CILLA AT THE PALACE with her friend Jimmy Tarbuck (Victoria Palace)
Cilla Black, Jimmy Tarbuck [20pp, 5.25x8.5; list of items; biographies of Cilla Black and Jimmy Tarbuck (w.photos), 6 further biographes (w.photos); VG] £4

HONOR BLACKMAN (b.1925)

1995: DISHONOURABLE LADIES (Tour)
Honor Blackman, musical director; William Blezard, director: Michael Crompton [12pp, 7x10; list of songs and readings, biography (w.large photo), 10 photos of Miss Blackmans in film and TV roles, 4 further company biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

BLACK AND WHITE MINSTRELS
1962: Black & White Minstrels
1962: THE BLACK AND WHITE MINSTREL SHOW (Victoria Palace)
Tony Mercer, Dai Francis, John Boulter, Don Arrol, Margo Henderson, The Schaller Brothers, The George Mitchell Minstrels, The Television Toppers, The Mitchell Maids [16pp, 5.5x8.75; 12 photos; unthinkable nowadays!] £5

ARTHUR BLAKE

1955: SEE THE STARS (Duchess)
Arthur Blake, dir:Irving Cohen [8pp, 4.9x7.25; order of events, credits etc.; rumpled, else VG] £3

VICTOR BORGE (1909-2000)

1957: VICTOR BORGE In Person - "Comedy in Music" (Palace)
Victor Borge [12pp, 6.75x9.5; programme notes, biography of Victor Borge w.large photo; rumpled, else VG] £3
1964: Victor Borge
1964: VICTOR BORGE - "Comedy in Music" (Shaftesbury)
Victor Borge [16pp; 6.75x9.5; several photos, interesting text] (£4) SOLD

CAROL CHANNING (b.1921)
1970: CAROL CHANNING WITH HER 10 STOUT-HEARTED MEN
1970: CAROL CHANNING WITH HER 10 STOUT-HEARTED MEN (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)
Carol Channing and Company [24pp; 4 photos] £4

MAURICE CHEVALIER (1888-1972)

1950s: MAURICE CHEVALIER (London Hippodrome)
Maurice Chevalier, Fred Freed at the piano [8pp] £3
1963: AN EVENING WITH MAURICE CHEVALIER
1963: AN EVENING WITH MAURICE CHEVALIER (Saville)
Maurice Chevalier, Fred Stamer at the piano [16pp; 4 photos] £4

BARBARA COOK (b.1927)
2001: BARBARA COOK SINGS MOSTLY SONDHEIM
2001: BARBARA COOK SINGS MOSTLY SONDHEIM (Lyric)
Barbara Cook [20pp; illustrated articles, biographies, photographic survey of Barbara Cook's career; VG] £4

JULIAN CLARY (b.1959)
1991: JULIAN CLARY IS CAMPING AT THE ALDWYCH
1991: JULIAN CLARY IS CAMPING AT THE ALDWYCH (Aldwych)
Julian Clary, Russell Churney, Hugh Jelly, Barb Jungr & Michael Parker [24pp; articles (including Julian's Magical World of Glitter, Glamour and Blemish Concealer by Paul Merton), biographies, photographs etc.; VG] (£3) SOLD

THE CRAZY GANG
1952: RING OUT THE BELLS
1952: RING OUT THE BELLS (Victoria Palace)
The Crazy Gang (Nervo & Knox, Bud Flanagan, Naughton & Gold), Pamela Austin, Valerie Tandy, Teddy Knox; Comedy directed by Charles Henry, staged by Alec Shanks [8pp, 5x7.25; detailed list of music and sketches, credits etc.; VG] £4

1954: JOKERS WILD (Victoria Palace)
The Crazy Gang (Nervo & Knox, Bud Flanagan, Naughton & Gold), Vera Day, Sheila O'Neill, Kenneth Sandford, Josephine Anne, The Dolinoffs and The Raya Sisters (in Deception in Motion), The John Tiller Girls, Comedy directed by Charles Henry, staged by Alec Shanks [12pp, 5.7x8.5; detailed list of music and sketches, credits, photo; light vertical bend, else VG] £4
1956: THESE FOOLISH KINGS
1956: THESE FOOLISH KINGS (Victoria Palace)
The Crazy Gang (Nervo & Knox, Bud Flanagan, Naughton & Gold, 'Monsewer' Eddie Gray), Jean Wynser, The Radio Revellers, Sonya Cordeau, The John Tiller Girls, Sigrid Heine, Gerry Atkins, Les Joyeux Rossignols [12pp, 5.75x8.75; detailed list of music and sketches, photo; VG] £4

1959: CLOWN JEWELS (Victoria Palace)
The Crazy Gang (Nervo & Knox, Bud Flanagan, Naughton & Gold, 'Monsewer' Eddie Gray), The Ken-Tones, Anne Hart, The John Tiller Girls, The Croft Twins, Leslie Want, Celia Wright, Peter Glaze, Rosita [8pp, 5.6x8.75; detailed list of music and sketches, photo; bite out of cover and second page, else VG] £1
1960: YOUNG IN HEART
1960: YOUNG IN HEART (Victoria Palace)
The Crazy Gang (Nervo & Knox, Bud Flanagan, Naughton & Gold, 'Monsewer' Eddie Gray) [12pp, 5.75x8.75; detailed list of music and sketches, photo of The Gang; VG] £4

1962: YOUNG IN HEART (Victoria Palace)
The Crazy Gang (Nervo & Knox, Bud Flanagan, Naughton & Gold, 'Monsewer' Eddie Gray) [12pp, 5.75x8.75; detailed list of music and sketches, photo; date on cover, else VG] £4
1962: YOUNG IN HEART Souvenir Brochure
1962: YOUNG IN HEART (Victoria Palace) Souvenir Brochure
Superb large-size Souvenir Brochure of the Farewell Show of The Crazy Gang (Nervo & Knox, Bud Flanagan, Naughton & Gold, 'Monsewer' Eddie Gray); with Anne Hart, Roy Sone, The John Tiller Girls, Pamela Austin, Dorothy Wayne, The Ken Tones etc. [16pp, 8.25x11; 40+ excellent photos; uncommon; slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

MARLENE DIETRICH (1901-1992)

1966: MARLENE DIETRICH (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Marlene Dietrich, Musical Director: William Blezard, Lighting by Joe Davis [24pp, 5.5x8.5; 3 photos of Marlene, sketch of Marlene, About Marlene Dietrich by Ernest Hemingway, Jean Cocteau's Salutation to Marlene Dietrich, orchestra list, credits etc.; VG] £4

KEN DODD b.1927
1990: HOW TICKLED I AM!
1990: HOW TICKLED I AM! (London Palladium)
The sensational Ken Dodd, The Williams Brothers, Stutz Bear Cats, Omar Pasha, The Diddymen; dir:Carole Todd [52pp, 6x8.5; order of events, biographies with photos of the whole company, extensive illustrated History of the London Palladium; VG] £4

RUTH DRAPER (1884-1956)
1932: RUTH DRAPER - ORIGINAL CHARACTER SKETCHES
1932: RUTH DRAPER - ORIGINAL CHARACTER SKETCHES (Golders Green Hippodrome)
Ruth Draper [24pp; 5.5x8.5; repertoire for the week of July 25th, 1932 (three different programs); magazine programme, packed with interest; light crease, minor marks, otherwise VG] £4

1939: RUTH DRAPER - ORIGINAL CHARACTER SKETCHES (Vaudeville Theatre)
Ruth Draper [12pp; 5.5x8.5; programme for June 26th-July 1st performances; photograph] £4

1947: RUTH DRAPER - ORIGINAL CHARACTER SKETCHES (Theatre Royal, Newcastle)
Ruth Draper [8pp; repertoire for the week of Nov 3-8 1947 (3 different programs)] £3
1950: Ruth Draper
1950: RUTH DRAPER - CHARACTER SKETCHES (Criterion)
Ruth Draper [8pp; repertoire for the week Oct 9-14 1950 (2 different programs)] £3

1952 (w/c 16 June): RUTH DRAPER - CHARACTER SKETCHES (Criterion)
Ruth Draper [8pp; 5x7; repertoire for a week (3 different programs)] £3

1952 (w/c 23 June): RUTH DRAPER - CHARACTER SKETCHES (Criterion)
Ruth Draper [8pp; 5x7; repertoire for a week (3 different programs)] £3

1953: RUTH DRAPER (Globe)
Ruth Draper [8pp, 5x7.25; 4 different programs] £3
1955: RUTH DRAPER And Her Company of Characters
1955 (w/c 6 & 13 June): RUTH DRAPER And Her Company of Characters (St.Martin's Theatre)
Ruth Draper [4pp, 6.25x8.9; repertoire for two weeks (6 different programs); slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1955 (w/c 20 & 27 June): RUTH DRAPER And Her Company of Characters (St.Martin's Theatre)
Ruth Draper [4pp, 6.25x8.9; repertoire for two weeks (6 different programs); slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1956 (w/c 2, 9, 16 & 23 July): RUTH DRAPER And Her Company of Characters (St.James's Theatre)
Ruth Draper [4pp, 6.25x8.9; repertoire for four weeks (12 different programs); slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

DICK EMERY (1915-1983)

1964: THE DICK EMERY SHOW (New Theatre, Oxford)
Dick Emery, Ballet Montparnasse, Bernadette, Sonia Fox, The Clark Brothers, Martin and Sylvia, Dick Haymes [12pp, 4.75x7.4; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£2) SOLD

DAME EDNA EVERAGE (b.1934)

1976: BARRY HUMPHRIES 'HOUSEWIFE - SUPERSTAR!!' (Apollo)
Barry Humphries, "with the eleven fingers of Iris Mason depressing the keys of the piano-forte"; dir:Ian Davidson [16pp, 5.25x8.5; "at least you can say you've seen it"; "a reasonably amusing show"; order of events, photos and biographies of Barry Humphries and Iris Mason, Dame Edna's Recipe Corner, credits etc.; VG] £4

The FOL-DE-ROLS (1911-1976)
1951: THE FOL-DE-ROLS 1951: THE FOL-DE-ROLS
1951: THE FOL-DE-ROLS - Greatrex Newman, Wolseley Charles (St.Martin's)
The Famous Song-and-Laugh Show; David Nixon, June Powell, Anthony Hayes, Cyril Wells, Kathleen West, Charles Stewart, Robin Ford, Thurza Rogers, Frederic Gregory, Ronald Wyles, Robert Sydney, Victor Ranger, Joan Rudd, Rita Burrrows, Maureen Cooper, Hazel Honey, Lucille Graham, Eve Williams, Sylvia Barber, Ann Mathew [12pp, 5x7.25; running order, cast, credits etc.; photo not included; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

JOYCE GRENFELL (1910-1979)

1954: JOYCE GRENFELL REQUESTS THE PLEASURE (Fortune)
Joyce Grenfell, Beryl Kaye, Paddy Stone, Irving Davies; directed by Laurier Lister [8pp, 4.75x7.25; vertical bend, loose from staples] £1
1954: JOYCE GRENFELL REQUESTS THE PLEASURE
1954: JOYCE GRENFELL REQUESTS THE PLEASURE (St.Martin's)
Joyce Grenfell, Beryl Kaye, Paddy Stone, Irving Davies; directed by Laurier Lister [12pp; 5x7.25; light pencil marks] £4

1955: JOYCE GRENFELL REQUESTS THE PLEASURE (Golders Green Hippodrome)
Joyce Grenfell, Beryl Kaye, Paddy Stone, Irving Davies; directed by Laurier Lister [12pp, 4.75x7.25; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1957: JOYCE GRENFELL in A MISCELLANY - Joyce Grenfell and Richard Addinsell (Lyric Hammersmith)
Joyce Grenfell [8pp; 4.75x7.25; light fold, else VG] £4
1960: JOYCE GRENFELL in A Programme of monologues and songs
1960?: JOYCE GRENFELL in A Programme of monologues and songs (British Tour)
Joyce Grenfell [4pp; 5.25x8.75; photo, list of songs and monologues; VG] £4

LENA HORNE (b.1917)
1964 & 1984: Lena Horne
1964: LENA HORNE AT THE FAMOUS LONDON PALLADIUM (London Palladium)
Lena Horne, The Bachelors, Des O'Connor, Bill Finch [16pp; photos] (£4) SOLD

1984: LENA HORNE - THE LADY AND HER MUSIC (Adelphi)
Lena Horne and Company [32pp; 3 nice photos; see scan right] £4
1981: LENA HORNE - THE LADY AND HER MUSIC
1981: LENA HORNE - THE LADY AND HER MUSIC (Nederlander Theatre, New York)
Lena Horne and Company [92pp (Playbill); photos and articles] £4

DANNY LA RUE (1927-2009)

1968: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (Golders Green Hippodrome)
Danny La Rue, Pamela Gale, Dorothy Dampier, Ray Fell, Kevin Scott, Alan Haynes, Derek Royle, Moya Donnelly [24pp, 6x9; biographies, photos etc.; VG] £4
1969: QUEEN PASSIONELLA
1969: QUEEN PASSIONELLA AND THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (Saville)
Danny La Rue, Allan Barnes, Dorothy Dampier, Alan Haynes [24pp; 6x9; slight vertical fold] £4

1970: DANNY LA RUE AT THE PALACE (Palace)
Danny La Rue, Roy Hudd, Black Theatre of Prague, Toni Palmer [20pp, 6x9; photographs; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4
1970: DANNY LA RUE AT THE PALACE
1970: DANNY LA RUE AT THE PALACE (Palace) Souvenir Brochure
Danny La Rue, Roy Hudd, Black Theatre of Prague, Toni Palmer [20pp, 9x11.5; large-size souvenir programme; 40 photographs; minor edge damage, else VG] £5
1973: THE DANNY LA RUE SHOW
1973: THE DANNY LA RUE SHOW (Prince of Wales)
Danny La Rue, Mike Goddard, Los Diablos del Bombo, David Ellen, Clovissa Newcombe, Johnny Hart, Jenny Layland, Jimmy Hunt, dir:Freddie Carpenter [28pp, 5.29x9; VG] £4

1987 (14 Dec): MOTHER GOOSE (Churchill Theatre, Bromley)
Charity Performance: Danny La Rue, Leon Greene, The Simmons Brothers, Jenny Logan, Kay Lyell, Robert Aldous, Lisa Mulidore, David Ellen [24pp, 8.25x11.75; biographies w.photos, synopsis etc.; VG] £4

1988 (11 Jan): MOTHER GOOSE (Churchill Theatre, Bromley)
Charity Performance: Danny La Rue, Leon Greene, The Simmons Brothers, Jenny Logan, Kay Lyell, Robert Aldous, Lisa Mulidore, David Ellen [44pp, 8.25x11.75; biographies w.photos, synopsis etc.; a hand-written note on the title-page reads: Denis & I had a lovely evening. Took Susan & Nigel. We had champagne with Danny after the show. He is a really lovely person.; minor marks, else VG] £4

BEATRICE LILLIE (1894-1989)
1954: AN EVENING WITH BEATRICE LILLIE
1954 (Nov): AN EVENING WITH BEATRICE LILLIE (Globe)
Beatrice Lillie, Leslie Bricusse, Constance Carpenter, John Philip, Frances Clare, Eadie and Rack at the pianos; settings by Rolf Gerard [12pp, 5x7.25; sequence of items, credits etc.; VG] £5

1955 (Feb): AN EVENING WITH BEATRICE LILLIE (Globe)
Beatrice Lillie, Leslie Bricusse, Thelma Scott, John Philip, Frances Clare, Eadie and Rack at the pianos; settings by Rolf Gerard [12pp, 5x7.5; sequence of items, credits etc.; VG] £5

1955 (Apr): AN EVENING WITH BEATRICE LILLIE (Globe)
Beatrice Lillie, Leslie Bricusse, Frances Clare, John Philip; settings by Rolf Gerard [12pp, 5x7.5; sequence of items, credits etc.; VG] £5
1958: AUNTIE MAME
1958: AUNTIE MAME (Adelphi)
Beatrice Lillie, Florence Desmond, David Bird, Geoffrey Toone, Dinsdale Landen, Rosamund Greenwood; dir:Jack Minster [28pp, 4.9x7.25; photo of Bea Lillie as Auntie Mame; VG] £4

SHIRLEY MacLAINE (b.1934)

1976 (Feb): SHIRLEY MacLAINE (London Palladium)
Shirley Maclaine, Paul Melba, Buddy Greco [16pp, 5.25x8.5; 5+ photos, programme; "for two weeks only"; VG] £4

1976 (May): SHIRLEY MacLAINE (London Palladium)
Shirley Maclaine, Lennie Bennett, Vince Hill [16pp, 5.25x8.5; photos, programme; "for three weeks only"; VG] £4

MARCEL MARCEAU (b.1923)
1952: MARCEL MARCEAU - The Pantomimes of 'Bip'
1952: MARCEL MARCEAU - The Pantomimes of 'Bip' (Arts Theatre Club)
Marcel Marceau, Gilles Segal [8pp, 6x5; minor bite on back cover, else VG] £2

1962: MARCEL MARCEAU - ‘Exercises de Style' and ‘Pantomimes de Bip' (Piccadilly)
Marcel Marceau, Pierre Verry [12pp; photos] £3

1964: MARCEL MARCEAU in his new programme: 'Exercises de Style' and 'Pantomimes de Bip'd (Adelphi)
Marcel Marceau, Pierre Verry [16pp; 4 photos] £3
1967: MARCEL MARCEAU
1967: MARCEL MARCEAU (Saville Theatre)
Marcel Marceau, Pierre Verry [36pp, 6x9; photos, illustrated articles; VG] £3

1972: MARCEL MARCEAU (Sadler's Wells)
Marcel Marceau, Pierre Verry [20pp + insert; 3 photos] £3
1972: ROYAL GALA CHARITY PERFORMANCE - MARCEL MARCEAU
1972 (24 Jul): ROYAL GALA CHARITY PERFORMANCE - MARCEL MARCEAU (Sadler's Wells) Souvenir Brochure
Marcel Marceau, Pierre Verry [16pp, 8.9x12; 12+ photos of Marcel Marceau, extensive notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1978: MARCEL MARCEAU (Sadler's Wells)
Marcel Marceau, Pierre Verry; dir:Antoine Casanova [36pp, 5.2x9; articles, 9 photographs, chronology, Marcel Marceau's repertoire; VG] £3
1984: MARCEL MARCEAU
1984: MARCEL MARCEAU (Old Vic)
Marcel Marceau, Jean Jerome Raclot, Jean-Luc Verna [28pp; articles, photographs; VG] £3

JACKIE MASON (b.1931)
1988: JACKIE MASON'S 'The World According to Me!'
1988: JACKIE MASON'S "The World According to Me!" (Brooks Atkinson, Theatre, New York)
Jackie Mason; dir:Ron Clark [108pp, 5.6x8.5; photo, biographies, 'Jackie Mason Goes Legit', articles on Peter Allen's 'Legs Diamond', 'Spoils of War', Gillian Lynne (w.illustrations), Al Hirschfeld, Don Freeman (w.illustrations), Faith Esham in 'The Ballad of Baby Doe', and much else!; VG] £4

MAX MILLER (1894-1963)
1957: THE MAX MILLER SHOW
1957: THE MAX MILLER SHOW (Chiswick Empire)
Max Miller (the one and only), The Cooper Twins, Don Arden, Joan Rhodes, Bobbie Kimber, Susie & Company, Charles Warren & Genie, Cynthia [8pp, 5x7.5; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

SPIKE MILLIGAN (1918–2002)
2002: SPIKE MILLIGAN: "I Told You I Was Ill" - A Live Tribute
2002 (15 Sep): SPIKE MILLIGAN: "I Told You I Was Ill" - A Live Tribute (The Guildhall, London)
Eric Sykes, Kathy Burke, John Dankworth, Harry Enfield, Eddie Izzard, Terry Jones, Cleo Laine, Paul Merton, Michael Palin, John Sergeant, Meera Syal, Stephen Tompkinson; producers:Sir George Martin and Giles Martin [8pp, 4x11.75; VG] £4

CHARLES PIERCE (1926-1999)

1975: THE CHARLES PIERCE SHOW (Fortune)
Charles Pierce [16pp, 5.25x8.5; list of sketches, biography of Charles Pierce (w.photo), three photos of Mr.Pierce "in character"; programme note; rumpled, else VG] £3

DEBBIE REYNOLDS (b.1932)
1974: MISS DEBBIE REYNOLDS
1974 (Jul-Aug): MISS DEBBIE REYNOLDS (London Palladium)
Miss Debbie Reynolds in her "Premiere Performance in London", with her "Entire Company direct from Las Vegas", and introducing Carrie Fisher; biographical notes, programme of events etc. [28pp, 5.25x9; 12+ excellent photographs; VG] £4

GINGER ROGERS (1911-1995)

1978 (Mch): GINGER ROGER and DONALD O'CONNOR (London Palladium)
Miss Ginger Rogers, special guest star Donald O'Connor, and Charlie Smithers; order of events, credits, extensive biographies and large-size photos of the stars; dir:Onna White [20pp, 5.25x8.5; VG] £4

CLARKSON ROSE (1890-1968)
1951: TWINKLE
1951: TWINKLE (Kings's Theatre, Hammersmith)
Clarkson Rose, Olive Fox, Rupert Rogers, Jeannette Leech, Ann Waterfield, Norma Westbrook, Ann Hills, Lucy Owen, Betty Goode, Petre Julian, Janet Karel, Peter Dare, Joyce Goodwin, June Rose, Walter Tomlinson, Billy Burden, Clifford Freeman, dir:Clarkson Rose and Olive Fox [4pp, 5x7.5; order of events, credits, booking details etc.; VG] £2

PATRICIA ROUTLEDGE (b.1929)
1989: COME FOR THE RIDE
1989 (22 Oct): COME FOR THE RIDE (Playhouse Theatre, London)
Patricia Routledge "in an unashamedly nostalgic evening of words and music", with Chuck Mallett at the piano [4pp, 8.25x11.75 w.insert, 4 photographs; biographies, order of events, tour schedule, credits etc.; VG] £3
1989: COME FOR THE RIDE
1989: COME FOR THE RIDE (Greenwich Theatre)
Patricia Routledge in "An evening with Patricia Routledge and Chuck Mallett at the piano" [6pp triple-fold, 5.25x11.75, biographies, running order, credits etc.; VG] £3

ANNA RUSSELL (1911-2006)
1960: ANNA RUSSELL - The Maddest Minx in the Business
1960: ANNA RUSSELL - The Maddest Minx in the Business (British Tour)
Anna Russell, at the piano: Eugene Rankin; contains programme note, list of Miss Russell's repertoire, British Tour Dates (including dates with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Mackerras) etc. [6pp triple-fold, 5.5x8.5; minor marks, date written on cover (20 Oct 1960), else VG] £4

PRUNELLA SCALES b.1932
1989: AN EVENING WITH QUEEN VICTORIA
1989: AN EVENING WITH QUEEN VICTORIA (Greenwich Theatre)
Prunella Scales in "An Evening with Queen Victoria - A portrait in her own words"; with Ian Partridge (tenor) and Richard Burnett (piano), or Jamie MacDougall (tenor) and Christopher Kite (piano); directed by Katrina Hendrey [6pp triple-fold, 5.25x11.75, biographies, running order, credits etc.; VG] £3

CORNELIA OTIS SKINNER (1901-1979)

1954: CORNELIA OTIS SKINNER - Original Character Sketches (St.Martin's)
Cornelia Otis Skinner in ‘The Wives of Henry VIII' and ‘Modern Character Sketches' [8pp] £4

TOMMY STEELE (b.1936)
1980: AN EVENING WITH TOMMY STEELE
1980: AN EVENING WITH TOMMY STEELE (Prince of Wales)
Tommy Steele, Don Q and his Wonder Horse, Chick Hicks ("Go West Young Man"), The Dynamic Steelmen; staged by Dick Hurran [24pp, 5.25x8.5; The Tommy Steele Story ... in Dates, two photos of Tommy Steele, 12 further company photos etc.; VG] £4
1994: WHAT A SHOW!
1994: WHAT A SHOW! (Palace Theatre)
Tommy Steele, Philip Aiden, Leigh Constantine, Alison Forbes, Phill Harrison, Nick Holmes, Fiona Jaynes, Richard Joseph, Claire Matthews, Simon David Trout, Julie-Ann Ward [32pp, 6.8x9.74; cast list, orchestra list, illustrated History of Music Theatre in Britain, biography of Tommy Steele w.photo, company biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

JOAN TURNER
197?: JOAN TURNER UNLIMITED
197?: JOAN TURNER UNLIMITED
Joan Turner Direct from her Successful Run round Hyde Park; with biography of Joan Turner and photos of her with Hattie Jacques, Harry Secombe, Beryl Reid, Eric Sykes, H.M.The Queen etc.; items in tonight's programme - Anything can happen and probably will ... The following artistes may appear by arrangement with Joan Turner: Vera Lynn, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Shirley Bassey, Eartha Kitt, Yma Sumac, Mae West, Katherine Hepburn, Gracie Fields, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Tommy Cooper, Frank Sinatra, Shirley Temple, Fanny Craddock; credits, reviews etc. [8pp, 6x8.25; 12+ photographs; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

THE TWO RONNIES
Ronnie Barker (1929-2005) and Ronnie Corbett (b.1930)


1978: THE TWO RONNIES - Gerald Wiley, Eddie Braben, Donald Groves, Spike Mullins, Neil Shand (London Palladium)
Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett, Fred Evans, Sam Kelly, Rikki Howard, Penny Potter, Roger Finch, Richard Ratcliffe, Nelson Ward, Omar Pasha, Victor Ponche with Sylvia, American Love Machine; directed by Terry Hughes [24pp, 5.25x8.5; list of sketches and musical numbers, biographies of Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett (w.large photos), further company biographies etc.; VG] (£4) SOLD
1983: THE TWO RONNIES
1983: THE TWO RONNIES (London Palladium) Souvenir Brochure
Large-size Souvenir Brochure: Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett, Stutz Bear Cats, The Kodiaks, Larry Parker, Liz Whiting, Frank Marlborough; dir:Dick Hurran [22pp, 9x12.25; 20+ excellent production photos many in colour, Gems from the Two Ronnies' Songbook etc.; VG] (£5) SOLD

PETER USTINOV (1921-2004)
1990: AN EVENING WITH PETER USTINOV
1990: AN EVENING WITH PETER USTINOV (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Souvenir Brochure
Peter Ustinov [28pp, 8.25x11.75; 20+ photographs, articles; VG] £4

MAX WALL (1908-1990)
1975: ASPECTS OF MAX WALL
1975: ASPECTS OF MAX WALL (Garrick)
Max Wall [16pp; 7 photos, article on Max Wall by Mander and Mitchenson; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

CILLI WANG (1909-2005)

1962: HUMOUR WITHOUT WORDS (Northampton Theatre Royal)
Cilli Wang ("The World Famous Dancer-Comedienne"), Wim de Vries, piano [12pp; order of events, biography w.photo; VG] £3

ICE SHOWS
1937: ST. MORITZ
1937: ST. MORITZ - Novel Real Ice Musical Spectacle (Coliseum)
Pamela Prior (World Professional Champion of 1937), Hermann Steinschaden (winner of the Senior Bavarian Championship), Illy Holtzman (Premier Dancer of the Viennese Ballet), Hazel Franklin (the Child Wonder Skater), Edi Scholdan (British and Bavarian Gold Medallist), Erich Erdos (three times Amateur Champion of Europe), Sydney Charlton (N.S.A. Gold Medallist), The Acrobatic Trio (Joy Chapman, Elsie Martindale and Doris Kinnaird), The Original Cossack Trio (Emmie Boyd, Leonard Stewart, Armand Perren), The St.Moritz Kiddies (the Wonder Child Yodellers), Rebla (The Comedy Juggler), Keith Wilbur (just a New Zealander), Gladys & Kusseroff (Continental Dancers), Arnaud, Peggy and Ready (Variety's Funniest Burlesque Dancers) and many others; Skating Production Numbers and Cabaret Dances arranged by Max Rivers, Skating Director: Victor Bowler, Music Composed and Arranged by Herbert Griffiths, Devised and Staged by Stanley Bell, Presented by Sir Oswald Stoll [24pp, 5.5x8.5; sequence of scenes and items, credits etc. etc.; uncommon; VG] (£5) SOLD
1944: CLASSICS ON ICE
1944 (Apr 1 - 4): CLASSICS ON ICE created and produced by Theodore Kosloff (Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles)
Grace Mann, Joel Nadeau, Alice Krasiva, Jane Mueller, Anna Statz, Jeanne Sook, Viola Essen, Van Simons, Grace Ziebarth, Eva Russo, Sergei Tavasieff, Antonio Triana, Lola Montez, Les Hamilton; Musical Director: Rodion Mendelevitch, Ice Director: Angela Anderes; Created and Produced by Theodore Kosloff, Co-Producer: Irwin Parnes [4pp, 5.5x8.5; etc.; very slightly rumpled, minor marks, else VG] £4

1953: WHITE HORSE INN ON ICE (Birmingham Hippodrome)
Jean Colquhoun, Pete Lawson, Neale Warrington, Frieda Day, Eric Day; produced by Pauline Grant [8pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes etc.; VG] £3

1955: GLAMOROUS NIGHT ON ICE (Coventry Theatre)
Rafe Caldicott, Bert Stevenson, Jackie Oldfield, Leslie Lyndon, Jerry Carroll, Toni Congdon, Margo McMenemy, Stephen Conway, George Stevens, Betty Holland; devised and produced by Gerald Palmer [16pp, 5x7.25; etc.; VG] £4

MAGIC
1941: The Great Lyle presents CAVALCADE OF MYSTERY
1941: The Great Lyle presents CAVALCADE OF MYSTERY (Aldwych)
The Great Lyle personally presents The Biggest Illusion Show ever presented on any stage: CAVALCADE OF MYSTERY, and International Company of Wonder Workers: the most baffling illusions of the Master Magicians, David Devant, De Biere, Horace Goldin - all in one programme. Lyle with Lucille Lafarge, with Arthur Prince and "Jim", Frank Boston, Gipsy Petulengro, Cecilian Girls [6pp, 4.25x8 triple-fold; rumpled, else VG] £4
1946: SIM-SALA-BIM - The Magical Spectacle and Wonder Revue
1946 (14 Dec): SIM-SALA-BIM - The Magical Spectacle and Wonder Revue (Garrick)
Dante (The World's Supreme Master of Mystery) with Moi-Yo Miller (his "Principal Illusionista"), Victoria Lopez, Mystery Maids [6pp triplefold, 5.75x9; sequence of illusions, two large photos of Dante and Moi-Yo Miller; date written on cover, else VG] £4

1956: MYSTERIES OF INDIA AND THE ORIENT (Duke of York's)
Sorcar and His Company of Magicians and Musicians [8pp; sequence of events, including "Small Hands, Big Cards", "Sorcar's X-Ray Eyes", "Cutting Up The Twin Clowns", "Sorcar Leaves His Shadow" etc.; VG] £4
1982: THE MAGIC CIRCLE SHOW
1982: THE MAGIC CIRCLE SHOW (Westminster Theatre)
Leigh Gee and Danielle, Andrew O'Connor, Pavlov's Puppets, Alan Shaxon, Martin Daniels, Mark Robertson, Ger Copper, Dawson Chance, The Great Kovari, Terry Herbert; dir:John Salisse [16pp, 5.9x8.25; biographies w.photos; minor marks, else VG] £3

MUSIC HALL
1957: TWICE NIGHTLY at the Metropolitan Music Hall
1957 (w/c 30 September): TWICE NIGHTLY: 6.30 & 8.45 (Metropolitan Music Hall, Edgware Road)
Jack German, Jill Jayes, Rondart and Jean, Bert Ward and Harry Segal, Randolph Sutton (Britain's Premier Light Comedian), Terry Doogan, Hetty King (The World's Greatest Male Impersonator"), G. H. Elliott ("The Chocolate Coloured Coon"), Billy Danvers ("Always Merry and Bright") [8pp, 5x7.25; programme of events; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1957 (w/c 23 December): TWICE NIGHTLY: 6.30 & 8.45 (Metropolitan Music Hall, Edgware Road)
Barrie's Dogs, Jill Jayes, The Two Matanzas, Peggy Maude, Nat Travers, Johnny & Suma Lamonte, Marie Lloyd, Herschel Henlere, The Three Flying Vandels, Scotch Kelly (The Titch of the North), Albert Whelan, Ida Barr, Dick Henderson (Tip Toes thru' the Tulips) [8pp, 5x7.25; programme of events; lightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1958 (w/c 24 November): TWICE NIGHTLY: 6.30 & 8.45 (Metropolitan Music Hall, Edgware Road)
Three Harmonokings, Tommy Godfrey and Earle, Joan Mann, Max Miller (Britain's Cheeky Chappie), Sylvia Lee, Ety Van Veen Duo, Fred & Audrey Atkins, The Five Sherwood Boys, Miller & Mann [8pp, 5x7.25; programme of events; vertical fold, else VG] £3

1959 (w/c 18 May): TWICE NIGHTLY: 6.30 & 8.45 (Metropolitan Music Hall, Edgware Road)
Ann & Val Shelley, Jimmy Mack & Frank, Jack Doyle & Julie, Copa Cousins, Max Miller (The one and only), Jackie Day, Georgette, Colin Grainger (The voice with a kick in it) [8pp, 5x7.25; programme of events; lightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1959 (w/c 8 June): TWICE NIGHTLY: 6.30 & 8.45 (Metropolitan Music Hall, Edgware Road)
The Kelwyns, Jill Jayes, Manley and Austin, Randolph Sutton (Britain's Premier Light Comedian), Miss Hetty King (The World Famous Male Impersonator), Maureen Gabriel with Jorgen, Ida Barr ('Ide a Bar? Blimey she'd 'ide a Pub!), G. H. Elliott (The Chocolate coloured Coon), Billy Danvers (Cheeky, Cheery and Chubby) [8pp, 5x7.25; programme of events; lightly rumpled, else VG] £3
1964: NIGHTS AT THE TIVOLI
1964: NIGHTS AT THE TIVOLI (New Theatre, Oxford)
Barrie Gosney, The Six Tivioli Belles, Jimmy Plant, Cavan O'Connor, Jasmine Dee, Herschel Heniere, June Marlowe, George Lacy, Hetty King, Kitty Masters, Robert Probst and the Tivoli Theatre Silver Band, dir:Arthur Lane [12pp, 4.75x7.25; programme of events; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

VARIETY
1932: NON-STOP SUPER VARIETY
1932 (July 25th): NON-STOP SUPER VARIETY (Daly's)
On Top Of The World (Reg Connelly), Al Marshall and The Sixteen Daly's Girls, Carr Lynn (The Popular Entertainer), The Golden Quartette (The Musical Act Superb), Elsa and Billy Newell (in Clever Nonsense), Billy O'Connor (The Joker and His 52 Assistants), Elsie Carlisle (Britain's Popular Gramophone and B.B.C. Star), Lucan and McShane (The Match Seller), Desmond Jeans and his 14 Monte Carlo Players, The Sixteen Daly's Girls, Betty Russell, Howard Rogers (The Popular Padre), The Malinoffs (Last Word in Acrobatics) [12pp, 5.5x8.5; 16 photos (Louis J. Seymour, Elsie Carlisle, Morris Harvey, Desmond Jeans, and 12 "Daly's Girls"); slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD
1934: FOLIES EN FOLIE
1934: FOLIES EN FOLIE (Folies Bergere)
Mistinguett, Andre Randall, The Sixteen Miami's Vamps, Les Sixteen Oxford's Boys, New Spark Ballet, Felix Paquet, M.Henry Wessels, Les Irlenn Twins, Yvonne Legeay, M.Lino Carenzio, M.Ben Tyber; Paul Derval (Directeur), Mme.Komarova (Maitresse de Ballet), M.Georges Triel (Regisseur General), M.Buddy Bradley (Maitre de Ballet), M.Pierre Frejol (Directeur Artistique) [48pp, 6.2x8.9; full detailed programme of the revue, w.90+ photos; minor marks, else VG] £4
1939: BLACK VELVET
1939: George Black's Intimate Rag: BLACK VELVET (London Hippodrome)
Vic Oliver, Carole Lynn, Roma Beaumont, Iris Lockwood, Pat Kirkwood, Teddy Brown, Louise Lloyd, Norma Dawn; Debroy Somers and his Orchestra; produced by Robert Nesbitt, Dances arranged by Wendy Toye [12pp, 5.5x8.5; quality period programme w.black, red and white cover; VG] £4
1940: haw-haw!
1940: HAW-HAW! - George Black's Laughter Show (Holborn Empire)
Max Miller (The Cheeky Chappie), Bebe Daniels & Ben Lyons, The Eight Haw-Haw Girls, The Three Musketeers (Hank, Jack & Leo), Loew Brothers (Len and Bill), The Darmora Ballet, Vic & Joe Crastonian, Sonny Farrar, Gaston Palmer (All the glasses in the spoons), The Rhythmagicians, Charles Smart (The B.B.C. Band Waggon Organist), Dolly Elsie (Radio's Latest Songstress), Produced by Charles Henry, Costumes created by Alec Shanks, Bebe Daniels' gown by Norman Hartnell [8pp, 5.5x8.5; prices of admission, small photo of Max Miller, large photo of Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon; very uncommon; staple replaced, else VG] (£6) SOLD
1942: PROGRAMME OF ALL STAR VARIETY
1942: PROGRAMME OF ALL STAR VARIETY (Palace Variety Theatre, Blackpool)
Sam Brough and his Palace Rhythm Boys, Co-Ed Cousins, Hal Miller, Cyril Dowler, Howard de Courcy and Garbo, Les Allen, Silva & Gaye, Leslie Strange, Nat Mills & Bobbie, Duart Sisters and Marie [8pp, 5x4; photo of Nat Mills & Bobbie; detached from rusty staple, else VG] (£3) SOLD
1943: HI-DE-HI
1943 (Jun): HI-DE-HI (Palace Theatre)
Flanagan and Allen, Florence Desmond, Gwen Catley, Eddie Gray, Wilson, Keppel and Betty, Clarence Wright, Jack Hartman, Bud Flanagan Jnr., Denis Wellesley, Vic Marlowe, Jack Buckland, Roberta Huby, Medlock and Marlowe, Tim Dormonde; production by Jack Hylton, dances and ensembles by Wendy Toye [6pp, 3.25x8 triplefold; order of events, credits, air raid recommendations etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1943 (Jul): HI-DE-HI (Palace Theatre)
Flanagan and Allen, Florence Desmond, Gwen Catley, Eddie Gray, Wilson, Keppel and Betty, Clarence Wright, Jack Hartman, Bud Flanagan Jnr., Denis Wellesley, Vic Marlowe, Jack Buckland, Roberta Huby, Medlock and Marlowe, Tim Dormonde; production by Jack Hylton, dances and ensembles by Wendy Toye [6pp, 3.25x8 triplefold; order of events (slightly different programme from above), credits, air raid recommendations etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4
1944: TWICE NIGHTLY at the Empire, York
1944 (w/c 30 Oct): TWICE NIGHTLY (Empire, York)
Reid Twins (Charming Acro-Steppers), Foster & Clark (A Clever Duo), Earle & Lewis (Laughter and Rhythm), Kardoma (The Patriotic Illusionist), Crochet (Novelty Musical Act), Lucille Benstead (The famous singer from "Show Boat"), Nat Mills & Bobbie (Radio's Rare Pair), Banda & Peggy (Novelty Balancing and Spinning) [4pp, 5x7.5; VG] £4
1944: DUGGIE WAKEFIELD'S ROAD SHOW
1944 (w/c 16 Oct): DUGGIE WAKEFIELD'S ROAD SHOW (Pavilion Theatre, Liverpool)
The Society Four, Calienta & Lolita, Geoffrey Startin, Billy Shakespeare, Jack Butler, Duggie Wakefield, Billy Nelson, Chuck O'Neil, Palmo (Novelty Juggler), Joy Mahon, Peggy Barry-James, Reg Redcliffe (with his Xylo-rumba-phone) [4pp, 5.5x8.4; flimsy, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1944: TWICE NIGHTLY VARIETY (Shepherds Bush Empire)
Alys, Pam & Jill, Eddy Bayes, Dump Harris & Freddie (Britain's Laurel & Hardy), Douglas Byng, Les Storks, Muriel Cronshaw & Jackson Manley, Murray & Mooney, The Skatellos [4pp, 5x4; program details etc.; VG] £2
1945: THE NIGHT AND THE MUSIC
1945: THE NIGHT AND THE MUSIC (London Coliseum)
Beryl Kaye, Roy Mitchell, Jill Manners, The Nine Avalons, Dave and Maurine, Olympic Adagio Dancers, Vic Oliver, Betty Paul and the Swiss Misses, Slim Allan, June Manton, Van Phillips and his Orchestra; devised and stage by Robert Nesbitt [4pp, 4.7x7.5; attractive cover; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2
1951: TWICE NIGHTLY VARIETY (London Palladium)
1951: TWICE-NIGHTLY VARIETY (London Palladium)
The Palladium Girls, Three Hellos, Billy Russell, Trio Bassi, Canfield Smith, Billy Cotton and His Band with Alan Breeze, The Bentley Sisters, Rene Strange, Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss, Sugar Chile Robinson (America's Rhythmic Child Pianist) [8pp, 5.2x8.25; slightly rumpled, minor marks, else VG] £4

1952: THE PALLADIUM AUTUMN SHOW OF 1952: Wonderful Time (London Palladium)
Billy Cotton and His Band with Alan Breeze, Doreen Stephens and Clem Bernard; George & Bert Bernard, Joy Nichols and Max Bygraves, Palladium Tiller Girls; Ghezzi Brothers; Eliane & Rodolph, and Vadja Del Oro, with George Pierce; Jo, Jac & Joni; staged by Charles Henry; Comedy Scenes by Eric Sykes [12pp, 5.2x8.25; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1953 (w/c 2 Mch): VARIETY (London Palladium)
Les Mathurins, Upshaw & Kuprina, Tony Fayne & David Evans, Mary Small, Max Miller (The Cheeky Chappie), The Three Karloffs, The Five Smith Brothers, Alfred Marks, Tessie O'Shea, The Douglas Troupe [12pp, 5.2x8.2; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4
1953: RANDLE'S SCANDALS OF 1953
1953 (w/c 31 Aug): RANDLE'S SCANDALS OF 1953 (Chiswick Empire)
Frank Randle, A. J. Powell (and his Zylophone), Jackie Herrick, Doris Powell, Kay Sothern, Paul Wood & Julie Rufford, Frank Randle's Mandalay Choir, The Manchester Lads, Zio Angels, Arthur Cannon, Ernie Dale, Peter & Charles Peters, Gus Aubrey, Western Bros., Gladys Morton, Bob Hulme, Ernie Dale, The Peter Brothers, The Manchester Lads, Gus Aubrey (The Perfect Lady) [8pp, 4.75x7; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3
1953: FUN AND THE FAIR
1953 (Oct): FUN AND THE FAIR (London Palladium)
Nigel Burke, Brenda Averty, William Roberts & Robert Harrold, Michael Bayston, Silvia Ashmole, Gillian Lynne, Terry-Thomas, Deep River Boys (Coloured Harmonists), William Barrett, Anne Fairston, Mary Preston, Margaret Kovac, John Hauxvell, George Formby, Blanche Lund, Alan Lund, Audrey Jeans, Ted & Flo Vallett, Billy Cotton and His Band, Alan Breeze, Doreen Stephens, Clem Bernard [12pp, 6.25x8.4; slight vertical bend, else VG] £4

1953 (w/c 16 Nov): RANDLE'S SCANDALS OF 1953 (Metropolitan Theatre, Paddington)
Frank Randle, Gus Aubrey, Peter Brothers, Kay Sothern, Sonny Roy, Manchester Lads, Zio Angels, Arthur Cannon, Don Carlos, Irene Mansel, James Edgar, A. J. Powell, Johnny Peters, Norman Teal, Jack Doyle, The Dagenham Girl Pipers [8pp, 5x7.4; slight vertical bend, else VG] £3
1956: TWICE NIGHTLY
1956 (w/c 23 Jan): TWICE NIGHTLY (Palace Theatre, Chelsea)
Vic Ray & Lucille (Dancing Time, More Rhythm), Peter White (That Funny Litttle Fellow), Bill Wareham & Barbara (A Page from Treasure Island), Nat Gonella (Britain's Ace Trumpeter), Max Miller (The Cheeky Chappie), Georgette (Glamour on the Silver Thread), Nat & Max (In an Argument), Doreen Harris (London's Popular Songstress), Nat & Pat (In a Musical Ensemble) [8pp, 5x7.25; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1956 (w/c 2 Apr): WE'RE IN TOWN TONIGHT (Empire, Portsmouth)
The Six Bobby Soxers, Chris Carlsen, Tommy Fields, Ernest Arnley, Gloria Day, Adelaide Hall (England's Delightful American Singing Star), Tommy Fields [4pp, 5x8 cyclo-styled sheet; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1
1956: TWICE NIGHTLY
1956 (w/c 9 Apr): TWICE NIGHTLY (Empire Theatre, Nottingham)
The Three Tomboys, Jackie Trevor, Norman Evans, Richards & Yolanda, Victor Seaforth, Teddy Panda, Betty Jumel, Johnny & Suma Lamonte [8pp, 4.75x7.25; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3
1956: NITE LIFE U.S.A.
1956 (w/c 30 Apr): NITE LIFE U.S.A. (City Varieties, Leeds)
Davies and Lee, Margie Castle, James Davie, John Castle, The Nite Life Nudes, Joe Baldwin, Gwen Roberts, Wendy Hougham, Lee Newman, Joy Marlowe, produced by Paul Raymond [8pp, 6x8.4; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1956 (w/c 21 May): SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL (City Varieties, Leeds)
The Daring Lovelies, Patti Darvi, Harry Rowson, Bob King, The Fabulous Beef Trust Beauties, The Westway Wonder Girls [8pp, 6x8.4; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2
1956: TWICE NIGHTLY at the Chiswick Empire
1956 (w/c 21 May): TWICE NIGHTLY (Chiswick Empire)
Jimmy Kidd and June (Dancing with a Difference), Hollywood Marionettes, Randolph Sutton, Billy Danvers, Musical Elliotts, Susie & Company, Hetty King, Benitas (Too Hot to Handle), G. H. Elliott (The Original Chocolate Coloured Coon) [8pp, 5v7.4; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1956 (w/c 9 Jul): THANKS FOR THE MEMORY (Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road)
Ena and Alma Gerard, Jill Jayes (The Old Time Serio), Johnson Clark (The Sportman Ventriloquist), Renee Houston (The Irresistible Comedienne), Randolph Sutton (Britain's Premier Light Comedian), Hetty King (The World's Greatest Male Impersonator), G. H. Elliott (The Chocolate Coloured Coon), Manley and Austin (Music Hath Charms) [8pp, 4.8x7.5; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4
1956: FIVE-PAST EIGHT
1956: FIVE-PAST EIGHT (Alhambra Theatre, Glasgow)
Jack Radcliffe, Jimmy Logan, Kenneth Sandford, Lionel Blair, Joanna Rigby, Katherine Feather, Joy Saxon, Brian Jones, Jayare and Jayel, Sheila Falconer; Musical Arrangements under the direction of Geraldo, directed by Michael Mills, assistant Producer and Dance Director: Lionel Blair [16pp, 5.6x8.75; full details of running order and casting; VG] £4
1956: VARIETY AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM
1956: VARIETY (London Palladium)
George Carden Dancers, Tommy Trinder, Evie & Joe Slack (Acrobatic Fun), King Brothers (TV's Teenage Stars), Richardi (The International Wizard), Harry Worth (Figure of Speech), Nicholas Brothers (High Speed Dancers), Les Curibas (Adagio Team), Howard Keel (The Famous M.G.M. Singing Star) [12pp, 6.3x8.6; VG] £4

1957: PLAISIRS DE PARIS - A New Fabulous Follies (Prince of Wales)
Dickie Henderson, George and Bert Bernard, Three Monarchs, Raymond Girerd, Sabrina, Les Mathurins, Miss Glamor, Lee Sharon, Noelle Adam, Maggy Sarragne; presented by Val Parnell and Bernard Delfont, devised and produced by Robert Nesbitt [12pp, 6.5x8.5; order of events, 10 photos of the artists, credits etc.; VG] £4
1958: FRANKIE VAUGHAN AND PROGRAMME OF VARIETY
1958 (Jan-Feb): FRANKIE VAUGHAN AND PROGRAMME OF VARIETY (Palace Theatre)
Frankie Vaughan, The John Tiller Girls, Ugo Frediani (Continental Juggler), King Brothers (Teenage Singing Stars), Tony Fayne and David Evans (Sporting Impressionists), Petula Clark (Recording and TV Personality), Bernard Miles (Comedian), Nadia Nerina (in The Dying Swan and Swan Lake), Veit Bethke, Murray Campbell, The Skylons (Aerialists), Harry Worth (Figure of Speech) [12pp, 4.75x7; programme of events, 3 photos of Frankie Vaughan etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4
1958: TWICE NIGHTLY VARIETY at the Empire, Finsbury Park
1958 (w/c 3 Mch): TWICE NIGHTLY (Empire, Finsbury Park)
Averil Jean & Aurel Verne (Song and Dance Stylists), Les Brazilianos (South American Way), Raf & Julian (Two Wrongs making a Riot), Max Wall (The Queen's jester), Hutch (The Millionaire of Melodies), Wilson, Keppel and Betty (Cleopatra's Nightmare), The Musical Elliotts (A Riot of Fun and Music) [8pp, 4.9x7.4; light vertical bend, else VG] (£4) SOLD
1958: TWICE NIGHTLY at the Chiswick Empire
1958 (w/c 11 Aug): TWICE NIGHTLY (Chiswick Empire)
McAndrews & Mills (Dancing Stars), Jackie German (Youth on the Wheel), Norman Evans (will attempt to "extract" some laughs), Francois & Zandra (Vesatility is our Speciality), Gladys Morgan and Company (Britain's Foremost Comedienne), Allen & The Albee Sisters (Cute and Crazy), Josephine Anne (The "Crazy Gang's" Girl Friend), Howard Jones and Reggie Arnold (Britain's newest and brightest stars) [8pp, 5x7.25; light vertical bend, else VG] £4
1958: LARGE AS LIFE
1958: LARGE AS LIFE (London Palladium)
Harry Secombe, Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques, Adele Leigh, Max Russell, Harry Worth, Terry-Thomas, Charlie Cairoli [12pp, 6.5x8.6; lightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1959 (w/c 16 Mch): TWICE NIGHTLY (Empire, Finsbury Park)
Ballet Montparnasse (in their version of the French "CAN-CAN), Murray Campbell (Ace Trumpeter), Roy Hudd & Eddy Kay (The Peculiar Pair), Tino Valdi (A New Voice from Italy), Max Miller (The Pure Gold of the Music Hall), Marie de Vere Dancers (Rocking and Rolling), Peter Cavanagh (Radio's Voice of them all), Audrey Jean's (H.M.V.'s Comedy Star), G. H. Elliott, Hetty King [8pp, 4.9x7.4; light vertical bend, else VG] £4
1959: SEASON OF INTERNATIONAL VARIETY
1959 (w/c 20 Apr): SEASON OF INTERNATIONAL VARIETY (Palace Theatre)
Georges Ulmer (Famous French Comedy Entertainer), Oreste Kirkop (Hollywood's Singing Star), Max Miller (The Cheeky Chappie), Lita Roza (Popular T.V. and Recording Songstress), Group One (Television's Top Singing Group), Leo Bassi and June (Novel Foot Jugglers), Gilbert (Like Father Like Son), Alan Kemble and Christine (Comedy on a Unicycle), Syd and Paul Kaye (Zany Funsters) [8pp, 4.9x7.25; photos and biographies of Georges Ulmer, Oreste Kirkop, Max Miller and Lita Roza; light vertical bend, else VG] £4
1962: WONDERFUL TIME
1962: WONDERFUL TIME (Weymouth Pavilion)
Matt Monro, Sandra Peters, The Springfields, Mike and Bernie Winters, Derek Dene, Kenet and Jani, Les Franky Babusio; produced by John Lyndon [12pp, 5.5x8.75; light vertical bend, else VG] £4
1962: THOSE WERE THE DAYS - Old Time Variety at the Metropolitan, Edgware Road
1962 (10 May): THOSE WERE THE DAYS - Old Time Variety (Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road)
The Dolly Sisters (Lithe and Lovely), Harry Orchid, Trevor Moreton, Stan Van (A fool with a fiddle), Marie Lloyd Junior, Victor Manz, George Doonan (the life and soul of the party), The Gay Edwardians, Bob & Alf Pearson (England's Premier Duettists) etc. [4pp, 5.25x8.5; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

1962 (24 May): THOSE WERE THE DAYS - Old Time Variety (Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road)
Vernon Sisters, Terry Durham, Harry Orchid, Judy Valerie (singing star from Sadler's Wells), Terry Bartlett, George Van Dusen (Dutch Yodeller), Kitty Gillow (male impersonation), Morris & Cowley (the original Chelsea pensioners) etc. [4pp, 5.25x8.5; lightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1962 (31 May): OLD TIME VARIETY (Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road)
Suzanne Parsons, Terry Doogan, Larry & Sally Manders (Sweethearts of Song), Iris Sadler (A Woman of No Importance), Johnny Laycock (Multi-Instrumentalist), Kay McKendrick (First time here), Billy Russell (On behalf of the working classes), Randolph Sutton (Britain's premier light comedian) etc. [4pp, 5.25x8.5; light vertical bend, else VG] £3
1962: A FAREWELL SEASON OF VARIETY at the Metropolitan, Edgware Road
1962 (8 November): A FAREWELL SEASON OF VARIETY (Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road)
The Carousels, Jimmy Lawrie, Clive Allen, David Berglas (Radio & T.V.'s Man of Music), Geronimo & His Apaches with Calamity Jane, Tessie O'Shea (The one and only) [4pp, 5.25x8.5; with large photo of Tessie O'Shea; lightly rumpled, else VG] £3
1962: ALL STAR CHARITY SHOW
1962 (20 Apr): ALL STAR CHARITY SHOW (Metropolitan Theatre, Edgware Road)
Bob Andrews (Beyond Compare), Terry 'Toby Jug' Cantor, John Wade, Jean and Jackie Dawson (Personality Plus), Dennis Shirley (First Time Here?), Tony Malvern (The New Singing Star), Ida Barr (80 Years Young), Issy Bonn (Remember Me?), The Amazing Zodias (Second Sight), Eddie Reindeer (The Wise Crackpot), Teddy Johnson & Pearl Carr (from The London Palladium), Donn & Nicols (The Talk of the Town), Cavan O'Connor (The Famous Irish Singer), Ken Morris & Joan Savage (Your TV Favourites), Dave & Joe Spellbinder (On Their Way Up), John McIvor (Singing for You), George Williams (Proper Poorly), The Clyde Valley Stompers (It's Trad Dad) [16pp, 7x9.5; in Aid of The Variety Artistes' Benevolent Fund and Institution; large photos of Bernard Delfont and Arthur Scott; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4
1965: A GRAND VARIETY ENTERTAINMENT
1965: A GRAND VARIETY ENTERTAINMENT (Palace of Varieties, Salisbury)
An Inimitable, Rumbustious and Melodic Extravaganza: featuring Miss Stephanie Cole (Mellifluous Mistress of Melody), Mr Robin Ellis (Salisbury's very own heart-throb), Mr Chris Harris (The fleet-footed funster), Miss Jacqueline Harrison (The artful artiste), Miss Jenny McNae (Much in demand in the more refined Parlours and Beer Halls), Miss Carolyn Moody (The saucy soubrette), Mr Michael Poole (The celebrated serio-comic), Mr David Simeon (Meticulous Master of Mime), Mr Ralph Watson (The inimitable character comedian), Der Vier Pumpernickeln (From the Mountains of Bavaria), The Great Leathero and his Troupe (In an act which will amaze and delight), Mr Raymond Bowers (Your versatile and exuberant Chairman); staged under the personal supervision of Mr.Oliver Gordon and Miss Jenny McNae [12pp, 4.9x7.25; The Management is greatly indebted to Mr.John Moffatt for his arrangement of "The London Song Scena; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

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