Ref NoMEL/CUT/11 : 0600614
CollectionMelville Theatre Collection
TitlePress Cuttings: from The Daily Telegraph entitled Drama of the Day. It deals with theatre news including Ethel Irving at the Haymarket, the effects of the Daylght Saving Bill on the theatre, the building of a new theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue and the revi
Date18.3.1909
Extent1 item
DescriptionThe first matter to be dealt with is the brief run of SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER at the Haymarket resulting in the unemployment of Ethel Irving. It states that she has just signed an agreement with Mr. J E Vedrenne to play the leading role in several plays.The second article concerns the proposed Daylight Saving Bill. The Society of West End managers are opposing this as they feel it will discourage theatre goers. They intend to present a petition to parliament to this effect.The next piece is headed 'Yet another London Theatre' and concerns the plans of Mr. William Holles to build a theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue on the corner of Broad Street to be called the King Edward theatre.The last item deals with the revival of HAMLET at the Lyceum.
NotesPrevious reference number: UKC/MEL/CUT/11 : 0600614
SubjectTheatre
EventHAMLET
SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
Related PersonIrving, Ethel, b.1869, actress
Vedrenne, John E, b.1867, theatrical manager
Holles, William, b.1867, actor, producer and manager
Related OrganisationDaily Telegraph, The
West End Managers, Society of
Related PlaceLyceum Theatre, Strand, London
Haymarket, Theatre Royal, Westminster, London
ContentNote1 newspaper cutting
CategoryPress cuttings
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (specialcollections@kent.ac.uk).
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