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Shepherds Bush Empire, west London, programme cover for the week of Monday, 14 May 1906

April 26, 2014

Shepherds Bush Empire programme cover for the week of Monday, 14 May 1906, with portraits of Horace Edward Moss (1852-1912) and Oswald Stoll (1866-1942), directors of the Moss Empires group of music halls and variety theatres.
(printed by J.J. Keliher & Co Ltd Southwark, London, SE, for the London & Provincial Advertising Agency Ltd, Strand, London, WC, 1906)

The bill for the Sherpherds Bush Empire for the week of Monday, 14 May 1906, comprised:
1. Overture – by the orchestra
2. Three Sisters Chester – Who Sing, Dance and Play
2. Odeyne Spark – The Delightful Comedienne and Dancer
3. Alcide Capitaine – A Fine Woman in a Fine Art [acrobat]
4. Binns and Binns – Eccentric Musical Comedians
5. Francis, assisted by Alfred – Cannon Ball King
6. Frank and Free – The Comedy Couple
7. Belloni’s Cockatoos – A Marvellous Example of Bird Training
8. The American Bioscope – New Series of Up-to-date Subjects
9. Mark Sheridan – The Genial Philosopher [comic singer]
10. Hackenschmidt – Still The Undefeated [strongman]