Theatre: The Metropolitan Theatre
Performance: ‘Desire in the Night’ by Patrick Cargill
Main Performers: Edward Cast, Georges Mitsidis, Paddy McQueen, Vanda Godsell, Nina Gerrard, Ronald Richie, Elaine Garreau, Ann Cordel, Alun Owen, John Halke.
This theatre programme presents the talented Patrick Cargill’s play ‘Desire in the Night’ at the Metropolitan Theatre, Edgeware Road, London.
The number printed on the top right of the front cover ‘No. 2829’ is for a raffle with a chance to win a free seat.
Opened in 1836 as a concert hall known as Turnham’s Grand Concert Hall, the theatre became the Metropolitan Music Hall in 1864. Offering much variety and entertainment for 127 years it finally closed in April 1963 and was subsequently demolished to join the sad list of ‘lost theatres’
The programme is a 6-page tri-fold including cover pages; approx. 19cm x 8.5cm closed and approx. 19cm x 25cm open.