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6 May 1918

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Location Alhambra, Wellington Street, Glasgow, UK
Plays performed The Merry Wives of Windsor


Date 6 May 1918
Play(s) The Merry Wives of Windsor
Production Date(s) Monday 6 May 1918
Venue Alhambra
Venue address Glasgow
Time of performance 2.30pm
Music Director Howard Croft
Document ID ET-D519 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Evening entertainment, including comedies, a play and 'the most wonderful seal-lion yet presented - almost human'. Ellen Terry as Mistress Page.
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