Theatre: Coronet Theatre, Notting Hill Gate.
Performance: Widowers’ Houses
Main Actors: Lewis Casson, Charles Bibby, Jules Shaw, Mona Limerick, B. Iden Payne.
This rare theatre programme presents Widowers’ Houses performed on Tuesday evening June 15th, 1909. Written by the great George Bernard Shaw, this play starts as a romance, turning into a major social comment on unscrupulous landlords.
The Coronet Theatre at Notting Hill Gate was a theatre for just 18 years before it became a cinema, but after many different owners and ventures the theatre is now known as ‘The Print Room’ and, since 2014, produces live performances again.