Posts Tagged ‘William Greet’

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William Stephens and Dot Carey on tour in the United Kingdom with William Greet’s The Earl and the Girl Company, 1904-1905

May 2, 2014

William Stephens (active 1890s-1940s), English actor and comedian, as Jim Cheese and Dot Carey (active early 20th Century), English actress, as Liza Shoddam in William Greet’s The Earl and the Girl company on tour in the UK from 1904 to 1906. During 1906 and throughout 1907 Miss Carey was replaced by Jennie Richards.
(halftone postcard, photographer and printer unknown, United Kingdom, probably 1904)

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Hilda Dugdale, English musical comedy actress and dancer

February 13, 2014

Hilda Dugdale (active early 20th Century), English musical comedy actress and dancer, about the time she was appearing during 1906 on tour in the United Kingdom with William Greet‘s company in the musical comedy, The Earl and the Girl. She appeared as Elphin Hay, a part originally played by Agnes Fraser when the piece was first produced at the Adelphi Theatre, London, on 10 December 1903.
(photo: unknown, UK, circa 1906)

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Little Miss Nobody, produced at the Lyric Theatre, London, 14 September 1898

January 13, 2013

programme cover for Little Miss Nobody,
produced at the Lyric Theatre, London, 14 September 1898

(printed by Haycock, Frith Street, Soho, London, 1898,
from original artwork by Bernard Partridge)

Little Miss Nobody, a musical comedy in two acts, written by Harry Graham, with music by Arthur E. Godfrey and additional music by Landon Ronald, was produced by Tom B. Davis at the Lyric Theatre, London, on 14 September 1898. The cast included Kate Cutler as Elsie Crockett (the title role), Cairns James, Yorke Stephens, Lionel Mackinder, Lionel Brough, Maria Davis, Alice de Winton, Lydia West, Dora Dent and Gracie Leigh. The piece ran for 200 performances, closing on 18 March 1899.

For further information see Kurt Gänzl, The British Musical Theatre, Macmillan, Houndmills and London, 1986, vol. I, p. 699.