1911 - 1913Ellen Terry UK lecture tour
31 December 1913

Shakespeare's Heroines

Location Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, UK


Date 31 December 1913
Production Date(s) Wednesday December 31 1913
Venue Winter Gardens and Pier
Venue address Bournemouth
Time of performance 3pm 8pm
Document ID ET-D582 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Ellen Terry's Shakespeare Lecture in the afternoon, musical comedy in the evening (including song by Gwen Terry).
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The Municipal Orchestra under the direction of Mr. Dan Godfrey, Hon, R.A.M. Musical Director to the Corporation. General Manager – Dan Godfrey, Assistant and Business Manager – Henry Woodard, Secretary – F. L. Parsons. Winter Gardens & Pier. Programme. Guardian Printing Works. One Penny. December 31, 1918.

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