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23 June 1892

Henry VIII

Location Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, UK
Plays performed Henry VIII


Date 23 June 1892
Play(s) King Henry VIII
Production Date(s) Thursday June 23rd 1892
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 2pm
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D139a Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes In aid of the Actors’ Benevolent Fund. Ellen Terry, Edward Gordon Craig, Marion Terry, Henry Irving and Sarah Bernhardt.
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ON THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 23, 1892, AT TWO O'CLOCK --- The Performance will commence with the Trial Scene from Shakespeare's Play KING HENRY THE EIGHTH Cardinal Wolsey ... Mr. IRVING. Cardinal Campeius ... Mr. BEAUMONT Duke of Norfolk ... Mr. HAVILAND. Earl of Surrey ... Mr. CLARENCE HAGUE. Gardiner ... Mr. LACY Sir Thomas Lovell ... Mr. STEWART Cromwell ... Mr. GORDON CRAIG. Sergeant-at-Arms ... Mr. POWELL King Henry VIII. ... Mr. WILLIAM TERRISS. Duke of Suffolk ... Mr. TYARS Lord Chamberlain ... Mr. ALFRED BISHOP. Sir Henry Guildford ... Mr. HARVEY Sir Nicholas Vaux ... Mr. BELMORE Griffith ... Mr. HOWE. A Secretary ... Mr. CUSHING. Queen Katherine ... Miss ELLEN TERRY --- First Act of A PAIR OF SPECTACLES. A Comedy, adapted from the French, by SYDNEY GRUNDY. Mr. Benjamin Goldfinch: MR. JOHN HARE Uncle Gregory (His Brother): MR. CHARLES GROVES Percy (His Son): MR. RUDGE HARDING Dick (His Nephew): MR. SYNDEY BROUGH Lorrimer (His Friend): MR. HARRY ASHFORD Bartholomew (His Shoemaker): MR. CHARLES ROCK Joyce (His Butler): MR. R.CATHCART Lucy (Lorrimer's Daughter): MISS W. FRASER Charlotte: MISS M.BLAKISTON Mrs. Goldfinch: MISS KATE RORKE. SCENE: MR. GOLDFINCH'S MORNING ROOM AT HAMPSTEAD --- A Scene from THE BALLAD-MONGER. By W.BESANT and W.POLLOCK. Louis XI: MR. JAMES FERNANDEZ Gringoire ( A Ballad-Monger): MR. TREE Oliver le Dain: MR. CHARLES ALLAN Simon Fourniez: MR. ROBB HARWOOD Loyse: MRS. TREE Nicole: MESS HETHCOTE CONCERT a. SONG "Dis moi que tu m'aimes" Fless. b. SERENADE "Mandolinata" Paladilhe. M MAUREL. SOLO PIANO a. Nocturne, Liszt, b. Etude, Rubinstein. Madame BERTHE MARX. SOLO DE VIOLIN: Signor SARASATE. SONG "The Bay of Biscay" (by special desire) Dibdin. Mr SIMS REEVES. At the Piano-M. DE NEVERS and MR. MAUNDER. --- Second Act of PHEDRE. Phedre: Madame SARAH BERNHARDT OEnon: Madame GRANDET Hippolyte: M.ALBERT DARMONT --- A New Comedietta, by THEYRE SMITH. MRS. HILARY REGRETS. Dr. Power: MR. CHARLES WYNDHAM Mrs. Hilary: MRS. MARY MOORE. --- The Third Act of THE IDLER. By C.HADDON CHAMBERS. Mark Cross: Mr. GEORGE ALEXANDER Sir Jhn Harding: Mr. NUTCOMBE GOULD Simeon Strong: Mr. BEN WEBSTER Bennett: MR. ALFRED HOLMES. Mrs. Cross: Miss FANNY COLEMAN Lady Harding: Miss MARION TERRY SCENE: MARK CROSS' CHAMBERS, PICCADILLY. --- The Gentlemen of the Orchestra have generously given their Services. --- Stage Manager - Mr. H. J. LOVEDAY. Musical Director - Mr J. MEREDITH BALL. Acting Manager - Mr. BRAM STOKER.
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