Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Marie Lloyd

November 23, 2022 Posted by | Uncategorized, Social History | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Alice and Marie Lloyd – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 17th January 1903

THE PANTOMIME SEASON –  SOME PRINCIPALS IN LONDON AND THE PROVINCES.

 

There has been quite a boom this year in pantomime production, if not in successes. In and about London alone no fewer than between thirty and forty Christmas pieces have been produced.

Miss Alice Lloyd is one of the five Little Red Riding Hoods who are to be seen in London this season. She is very successful in Mr. Isaac Cohen’s production, singing, acting, and dancing with equal taste. Miss Jessie Preston, Miss Poppy Williams, and several excellent male artists support with spirit a performance which is strongly supported in a spectacular sense. Our picture is from a photo graph by Langfier, Ltd.

Miss Lil Hawthorne is praised by the Birmingham writers for her good presence and good voice. She is associated with Mr. George Robey in the performance, Mr. John Brabourne, Mr. Herbert Sparling, Miss Ethel Newman, Miss Lulu London, Miss Carlotta Levey, and other favourites. Our picture is from a photograph by Geo. Garet-Charles, Acacia- road, N. W.

Aladdin, the fifth annual pantomime at the Crown Theatre, is also its fifth annual success. Miss Marie Lloyd is a great favourite here, and her Aladdin sustains her popularity. Miss Lloyd’s performance has lost none of its spirit since her earlier triumphs, while it has gained in those other qualities which the critical like to find. Our picture is from a photo graph by Langfier, Ltd.

Miss Ada Blanche, whose capital performances in Drury Lane pantomime are not yet forgotten, is, at Liverpool, once again a very effective Dick Whittington. She has the advantage of appearing in a version of the old story pleasantly retold, and of being very capably supported. Our pictures of Miss Blanche in costume are from photographs by Ellis and Walery, Baker-street, the remaining one being .by Henry, The Vandyke Studio, Liverpool.

MISS ALICE LLOYD, THE DAINTY “LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD,” AT I HE PAVILION THEATRE, MILE END.

MISS LIL HAWTHORNE, AS PRINCIPAL BOY IN “JACK AND THE BEANSTALK,” AT THE PRINCE OF WALES’S THEATRE, BIRMINGHAM.

MISS MARIE LLOYD, WHO PLAYS THE NAME-PART IN “ALADDIN,” AT THE CROWN THEATRE, PECKHAM.

MISS ADA BLANCHE AS THE PRINCE IN “THE BABES IN THE WOOD.”

MISS ADA BLANCHE.

MISS ADA BLANCHE IN “ALADDIN” AT DRURY LANE THEATRE.

MISS ADA BLANCHE, WHO FOR SIX CONSECUTIVE YEARS WAS PRINCIPAL BOY IN THE DRURY LANE PANTOMIME, AND IS NOW PLAYING DICK WHITTINGTON AT THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE, LIVERPOOL.

 

The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 17th January 1903

 

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Gladys Archbutt (Rotary 1752 C) 1905

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Gladys Archbutt (Rotary 1752 C) 1907

Gladys Archbutt (13th July 1889 – 5th July 1968)

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Carrie Moore (Philco 3138 C) 1907

 

Carrie Moore (31st July 1882 – 5th September 1956) was an Australian actress who achieved fame on the Australian and British stage.

 

A nice postcard sent from Rosie to Cissie Woodard, 13th July 1907,

hoping that she enjoyed the postcard only to emboss her address in the top right-hand corner.

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Marie Lloyd – 1897

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The Marie Lloyd Family – The Sketch – Wednesday 8th February 1933

“THE MARIE LLOYD FAMILY” – FOR RECALLING MARIE AND THEMSELVES

 

They are (from left to right) Alice Lloyd; Marie Lloyd junior, daughter of the great Marie; Daisy Wood (the only one using the real family surname, instead of the famous stage name); and Rosie Lloyd. They are at the Palladium, where they are reviving a number of Marie’s songs and some of their own.)

The Sketch – Wednesday 8th February 1933

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Marie Lloyd

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Vintage Sunday

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Alice Lloyd

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