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1906 THE BEAUTY OF BATH Aldwych Theatre pc151900 (2 crop)
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1906 – Aldwych Theatre – The Beauty of Bath

£75.00

Date: 1906

Theatre: Aldwych Theatre

Performance: The Beauty of Bath.

Main Actors: Seymour Hicks, Ellaline Terriss.

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Description

Date: 1906

Theatre: Aldwych Theatre

Performance: The Beauty of Bath.

Main Actors: Seymour Hicks, Ellaline Terriss.

Front and back cover consist of smooth cream card with slight sheen and printed red ink. The internal pages are a smooth cream paper with black ink and are slightly smaller than cover so pages have been perfectly protected throughout its years and as a result is in fantastic condition. The programme is filled with interesting advertisements of the time and detailed illustrations. The cast list is printed across the centre pages.

The Play is a musical comedy which opened at The Aldwych theatre in March 1906 and in December moved to the newly opened Hicks Theatre (now known as the Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Ave.). This musical comedy stars a famous husband and wife: Seymour Hicks (author of The Beauty of Bath) and his beautiful and successful actress wife Ellaline Terriss. This comedy was produced by American theatre producer Charles Frohman (who went on to promote such playwrights as J.M. Barrie).

The programme consists of 12 pages including front and back cover and is Approx. H 26cm x W 16cm

Condition Code: 4-5: two faint horizontal folds, minimal pale foxing on front and back cover. Date sticker on top right of back cover by previous collector. Two rusty staples but pages secure. One small nick on bottom centre of front and back cover and approx. 1cm tear in bottom of spine. Internal pages in excellent condition thanks to the slightly oversized cover. In super condition considering it 110 years of age.