Posts Tagged ‘His Majesty’s Theatre (London)’

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Esme Percy

April 19, 2013

Esmé Percy (1887-1957), English actor and theatrical producer, as Britannicus, with Phyllis Embury as Octavia, in H. Beerbohm Tree’s spectacular production of Stephen Phillips’s poetical play, Nero, His Majesty’s Theatre, London, 25 January 1906
(photo: unknown, london, 1906)

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April 19, 2013

Esmé Percy (1887-1957), English actor and theatrical producer, as Britannicus, with Phyllis Embury as Octavia, in H. Beerbohm Tree’s spectacular production of Stephen Phillips’s poetical play, Nero, His Majesty’s Theatre, London, 25 January 1906
(photo: unknown, london, 1906)

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April 19, 2013

Esmé Percy (1887-1957), English actor and theatrical producer, as Britannicus, with Phyllis Embury as Octavia, in H. Beerbohm Tree’s spectacular production of Stephen Phillips’s poetical play, Nero, His Majesty’s Theatre, London, 25 January 1906
(photo: unknown, london, 1906)

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Patricia Olive

February 27, 2013

a photograph of Patricia Olive (fl. 1916-1920),
English chorus girl, as she appeared during the run of Chu Chin Chow
(produced at His Majesty’s Theatre, London, 31 August 1916, for a run of 2238 performances, closing on 22 July 1921),
in one of a series of costumes introduced in a tableau on the play’s first anniversary
(photo: F.W. Burford, London, 1917)

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December 30, 2012

Arthur Bourchier (1863-1927), English actor manager, in the title role of Henry VIII, His Majesty’s Theatre, London, 1 September 1910 (photo: F.W. Burford, London, 1910)

This real photograph postcard of Arthur Bourchier in the title role of Henry VIII was published in London in 1910 in the Rotary Photographic Series (no. 147 M) of the Rotary Photographic Co Ltd. This production of Shakespeare’s play, in which Herbert Beerbohm Tree appeared as Wolsey and Violet Vanbrugh as the Queen, was revived at His Majesty’s on 12 June 1911 and again on 27 May 1912.