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28 November-3 December 1904

The Merchant of Venice

Location Camden Theatre, High Street, Camden, UK
Plays performed The Merchant of Venice


1. Programme

Date 28 November 1904
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice
Production Date(s) 28 November 1904 to 3 December 1904
Venue Camden Theatre
Time of performance 8pm
Stage Manager Charles La Trobe
Costume Maker Ailsa Craig [Edith Craig]
Music Director Christopher Wilson
Document ID ET-D318 Original record
Held by The British Library
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Camden Theatre Mr. Robert Arthur, Lessee and Manager. Managing Director Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, Theatre Royal, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Theatre Royal, Nottingham, Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee, His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen. London Theatres: Managing Director Crown Theatre, Peckham, S.E. Proprietor and Manager, Kennington Theatre, S.E. Lessee and Manager Coronet Theatre, W, Camden Theatre, N. W. Programme this week. Miss Ellen Terry. Seats booked by letter or telegram at the Theatre, and at all libraries. Seats booked by telephone will not be kept after the rise of the Curtain, unless previously paid for. Seats not guaranteed unless booked. No Money Returned. Telephone No: 325 King's Cross. Mr. Arthur will be glad to receive suggestions by letter, from visitors. Any cause of complaint should be at once referred to the Acting Manager. Cloak Rooms Free. No Gratuities.

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2. Programme

Date 1904
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice
Production Date(s) Monday November 28th 1904 to Saturday December 3rd 1904
Venue Camden Theatre
Venue address High Street, Camden Town
Time of performance 2.30pm 8pm
Stage Manager Charles La Trobe
Music Director Christopher Wilson
Document ID ET-D318a Original record
Held by The British Library

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