1910 - 1919Other Shakespeare performances
2 September 1918

The Merry Wives of Windsor (etc.)

Location Palace Pier Theatre, Brighton, UK
Plays performed The Merry Wives of Windsor; The Merchant of Venice

Programmes

1. Play programme

Date Monday 2 September 1918 [16]
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice; The Merry Wives of Windsor
Production Date(s) 2 September 1918
Venue Palace Pier Theatre
Venue address Brighton
Time of performance 3.00 and 7.30
Producer Edith Craig
Stage Manager Ethel Griffiths
Music Director Frederick Pickard
Document ID ET-D523 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Ellen Terry in scenes from Shakespeare with others.
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BRIGHTON PALACE PIER THEATRE PROGRAMME PRICE TWOPENCE.

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PALACE PIER THEATRE FORTHCOMING EVENTS. THE LITTLE BROTHER A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE THE MAN FROM TORONTO Mr. BROBERT COURINEIDGE'S Co. BROADWAY JONES (Mr Seymours HICKS' Co.) CHEATING CHEATERS LILA FIELD'S CO. OF LADY DANCERS THE PROFESSOR'S LOVE STORY. --- SEATS for this THEATRE CAN BE BOOKED At Messrs. Boots, Western Road; Messrs. Murdoch, Western Road; Messrs. Lyon and Hall, King's Road, Brighton; Palmeira Stores, Western Road; Lyon & Hall, Church Road, Hove; Messrs. Potts and Co., 167 North Street, Brighton; or at the Pier Box Office, Pier Gates. Telephones- Palace Pier ? Brighton ? (Three Lines). --- PALACE PIER THEATRE Manager - J.W. CORDINER Monday, September 2nd. EVERY EVENING at 7.30 p.m. MATINEES:- WEDNESDAY, & STAURDAY 3 p.m. --- HAROLD V. NEILSON PRESENTS ELLEN TERRY IN SCENES FROM SHAKESPEARE --- 1. ETHEL GRIFFIES in Musical Monologues & Impersonations 2. Trial Scene from "MERCHANT OF VENICE" Shylock - TOM HESLEWOOD Antonio - HAROLD V. NEILSON Bassanio - ERNEST MILTON Gratiano - GORDON BAILEY Salerio - H. BUTE Salesino - WALTER PLINGE Duke of Venice - ORLANDO BARNETT Clerk of the Court - CULCIMA GALSBY Page - FABIA DRAKE Nerissa - DOROTHIE M. PIDCOCK Portia - ELLEN TERRY Lords, ATtendants, Justices &c,. Scene - Court of Justice Venice 3. "DOLLY'S LITTLE BILLS" By Henry Arthur Jones Harry Telfer (Dolly's Husband) - ERNEST MILTON Matt Barron (Dolly's Father) - ORLANDO BARNETT Mrs. Harry Telfer (Dolly) - DOROTHIE M. PIDCOCK Scene - Drawing Room at Harry Telfers 4. THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Falstaff - SIDNEY PAXTON Robin - FABIA DRAKE Mistress Ford - ETHEL GRIFFIES Misstress Page - ELLEN TERRY Scene 1 - By the River Scene 2 - Ford's House Shakespearean Costumes by TOM HESLEWOOD --- Producer - EDITH CRAIG Stage Manager - ETHEL GRIFFIES --- The Orchestra under the direction of Mr. FREDK. PICKARD will pay the following selections:- 1 March "Lion of St Mark" - Fabiani 2 Overture "Ruy Blas" - Mendelssohn 3 Valse "Dolores" - Waldteufel 4 Melody in F - Rubenstein 5 Concerto in G Minor - Mendelssohn 6 Slavonic Rhapsondy - Friedmann 7 Idylle - "Narcissus" - Nevin --- MR. JAMES SALE Conductor and THE BRIGHTON GRAND ORCHESTRA OF 36 PERFORMERS. IN THE BANDSTAND Thrice Daily (Sundays included) 11.30 to 1, 3.15 to 4.45, 7.30 to 9.3? BRIGHTON MARINE & PALACE PIER TOLLS ? each Person ? Perambulator and Attendant ? Bath Chair and Attendant ? BOOKS OF TICKETS with 12 Admissions ? " 50 " ? " 100 " ? FISHING Per Person ? For each additional Rod and Line ? BATHING Per Person ? Towels etc. on hire. SEASON TICKETS. Admission ot Pier for 12 months ? with Fishing ? with Bathing ? with Fishing and Bathing ? with Bathing for the Season (6 months)? with Bathing for the Season (6 months) and Private Dressing Room ? availabe, but not guaranteed ? Fishing for 6 months ?

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PALACE PIER BRIGHTON, THE PIER OF MANY SHELTERS. COMFORT IN ALL WEATHERS. THRICE DAILY (Including SUNDAYS) at 11.30, 3.15, and 7.30 p.m. Mr. JAMES SALE CONDUCTOR AND THE BRIGHTON GRAND ORCHESTRA (36 PERFORMERS) --- NOW OPEN. THE BATHING STATION. FOR LADIES & GENTLEMEN. Open daily from 6?a.m. to 6 p.m. Single Ticket, 6d. IMPORTANT TO BATHERS - This Pier (from its Head to the Shore) is connected with the Town Drainage. Thus no offensive matter is discharged into the Sea at any point. THE MOST LUXURIOUS AND UP-TO-DATE FACILITIES TO BE FOUND ON ANY PIER

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2. Programme

Date 2 September 1918
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice; The Merry Wives of Windsor
Production Date(s) 2 September 1918
Venue Palace Pier Theatre
Venue address Brighton
Time of performance 3pm 7.30pm
Producer Edith Craig
Stage Manager Ethel Griffiths
Costume Maker Tom Heslewood
Conductor James Sale
Music Director Frederick Pickard
Document ID ET-D524 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Harold V. Neilson presents Ellen Terry in scenes from Shakespeare as Portia and Mistress Page.
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BRIGHTON PALACE PIER THEATRE PROGRAMME PRICE TWOPENCE.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor (etc.), 2 September 1918, Image 2 of 3

PALACE PIER THEATRE FORTHCOMING EVENTS. THE LITTLE BROTHER A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE THE MAN FROM TORONTO Mr. BROBERT COURINEIDGE'S Co. BROADWAY JONES (Mr Seymours HICKS' Co.) CHEATING CHEATERS LILA FIELD'S CO. OF LADY DANCERS THE PROFESSOR'S LOVE STORY. --- SEATS for this THEATRE CAN BE BOOKED At Messrs. Boots, Western Road; Messrs. Murdoch, Western Road; Messrs. Lyon and Hall, King's Road, Brighton; Palmeira Stores, Western Road; Lyon & Hall, Church Road, Hove; Messrs. Potts and Co., 167 North Street, Brighton; or at the Pier Box Office, Pier Gates. Telephones- Palace Pier ? Brighton ? (Three Lines). --- PALACE PIER THEATRE Manager - J.W. CORDINER Monday, September 2nd. EVERY EVENING at 7.30 p.m. MATINEES:- WEDNESDAY, & STAURDAY 3 p.m. --- HAROLD V. NEILSON PRESENTS ELLEN TERRY IN SCENES FROM SHAKESPEARE --- 1. ETHEL GRIFFIES in Musical Monologues & Impersonations 2. Trial Scene from "MERCHANT OF VENICE" Shylock - TOM HESLEWOOD Antonio - HAROLD V. NEILSON Bassanio - ERNEST MILTON Gratiano - GORDON BAILEY Salerio - H. BUTE Salesino - WLATER PLINGE Duke of Venice - ORLANDO BARNETT Clerk of the Court - CULCIMA GALSBY Page - FABIA DRAKE Nerissa - DOROTHIE M. PIDCOCK Portia - ELLEN TERRY Lords, ATtendants, Justices &c,. Scene - Court of Justice Venice 3. "DOLLY'S LITTLE BILLS" By Henry Arthur Jones Harry Telfer (Dolly's Husband) - ERNEST MILTON Matt Barron (Dolly's Father) - ORLANDO BARNETT Mrs. Harry Telfer (Dolly) - DOROTHIE M. PIDCOCK Scene - Drawing Room at Harry Telfers 4. THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Falstaff - SIDNEY PAXTON Robin - FABIA DRAKE Mistress Ford - ETHEL GRIFFIES Misstress Page - ELLEN TERRY Scene 1 - By the River Scene 2 - Ford's House Shakespearean Costumes by TOM HESLEWOOD --- Producer - EDITH CRAIG Stage Manager - ETHEL GRIFFIES --- The Orchestra under the direction of Mr. FREDK. PICKARD will pay the following selections:- 1 March "Lion of St Mark" - Fabiani 2 Overture "Ruy Blas" - Mendelssohn 3 Valse "Dolores" - Waldteufel 4 Melody in F - Rubenstein 5 Concerto in G Minor - Mendelssohn 6 Slavonic Rhapsondy - Friedmann 7 Idylle - "Narcissus" - Nevin --- MR. JAMES SALE Conductor and THE BRIGHTON GRAND ORCHESTRA OF 36 PERFORMERS. IN THE BANDSTAND Thrice Daily (Sundays included) 11.30 to 1, 3.15 to 4.45, 7.30 to 9.3? BRIGHTON MARINE & PALACE PIER TOLLS ? each Person ? Perambulator and Attendant ? Bath Chair and Attendant ? BOOKS OF TICKETS with 12 Admissions ? " 50 " ? " 100 " ? FISHING Per Person ? For each additional Rod and Line ? BATHING Per Person ? Towels etc. on hire. SEASON TICKETS. Admission ot Pier for 12 months ? with Fishing ? with Bathing ? with Fishing and Bathing ? with Bathing for the Season (6 months)? with Bathing for the Season (6 months) and Private Dressing Room ? availabe, but not guaranteed ? Fishing for 6 months ?

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The Merry Wives of Windsor (etc.), 2 September 1918, Image 3 of 3

PALACE PIER BRIGHTON, THE PIER OF MANY SHELTERS. COMFORT IN ALL WEATHERS. THRICE DAILY (Including SUNDAYS) at 11.30, 3.15, and 7.30 p.m. Mr. JAMES SALE CONDUCTOR AND THE BRIGHTON GRAND ORCHESTRA (36 PERFORMERS) --- NOW OPEN. THE BATHING STATION. FOR LADIES & GENTLEMEN. Open daily from 6?a.m. to 6 p.m. Single Ticket, 6d. IMPORTANT TO BATHERS - This Pier (from its Head to the Shore) is connected with the Town Drainage. Thus no offensive matter is discharged into the Sea at any point. THE MOST LUXURIOUS AND UP-TO-DATE FACILITIES TO BE FOUND ON ANY PIER

© Image copyright The National Trust 2018

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