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Holloway Collection - Various English Theatre Programmes (1870-1951)
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Holloway Collection - Various English Theatre Programmes
6 boxes of programmes collected by Joseph Holloway relating to various English Theatres (arranged alphabetically according to name of theatre) from 1870 to 1951 including:

[date unknown]: [Fairmont Hotel?]: 'An Hour of music given by the Emporium presenting William Laraia, Elsie Cook Laraia, Marion Brower'.
18/2/[year unknown]-27/2/[year unknown]: Civic Auditorium: San Carlo Grand Opera Co. Season programme booklet.
29/4/12: Opera House, Cork: D'Oyly Carte Company. Leaflet.
[date unknown]: Royal Comedy Theatre, Haymarket: under the direction of Mr. Alex Henderson conducted by M. Van Biene.
1/6/81: Colston Hall, Bristol: Mr. Riseley's Benefit Concert. Wordbook.
[date unknown]: Cambria Theatre: Elsie Janis in 'The Slim Princess'.
[date and location unknown]: Albert Chevalier with Mr. Bond Andrews, Miss Mary Glover, Mr. Hugh Gwynne.
23/1/84: Assembly Rooms, Newcastle-On-Tyne: Chamber Music Society, 4th season, 15th concert.
22/6/[09]-1/7/[09]: The Afternoon Theatre: 'The Wreckers', conducted by Mr. Thomas Beecham. Programme + flyer (plus duplicate of the latter)
[17/1/11]: Daly's Theatre: Mr. George Edwardes' new production of 'A Waltz Dream'.
[1882]: Comedy Theatre: 'Boccaccio' conducted by Mons. Van Biene.
[date unknown]: Avenue Theatre, Charing Cross: 'La Vie' conducted by Mons. G. Jacobi.
3/6/82 [plus duplicate]: Avenue Theatre, Charing Cross: 'Manteaux Noirs' conducted by Mr. John S. Hiller.
[date unknown] [plus duplicate]: Royal Adelphi Theatre: 'The Naughty Princess' presented by George Grossmith and Edward Laurillard.
28/7/[03]: Garrick Theatre: 'Romeo et Juliette' conducted by Signor Mancinelli.
11/4/90-19/4/90: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane: Carl Rosa Opera Company. 2 programmes.
20/7/[year unknown]: Royal Opera Covent Garden; 'Faust' conducted by Signor Mancinelli.
[26/7/03]: London County Council: The Parks Band.
[date unknown]: Savoy Theatre: 10 programmes for Gilbert & Sullivan Operas (in different boxes).
[date unknown]: Her Majesty's Theatre: 'Trip to the Moon' directed by G. Jacobi.
[date unknown]: Savoy Theatre: 'The Nautch Girl' directed and conduted by Mr. F. Cellier.
10/10/81 [plus duplicate]: New Theatre, Bristol: Carl Rosa Opera Company.
[date unknown]: Lyric Theatre: 2 opera programmes.
[date unknown]: Terry's Theatre: book of lyrics and music for 'My Lady Molly'.
19/10/50-23/10/50: Royal Opera House Covent Garden. 2 programmes. Accompanied by press cutting.
21/8/[year unknown]: Savoy Theatre: D'Oyly Carte's Savoy Theatre Company.
30/5/[year unknown]-4/6/[year unknown]: New Theatre Royal, Bristol: Mr D'Oyly Carte's Opera Company.
[date and location unknown, London?]: Madam Melba.
9/9/51: Royal Festival Hall: The Philharmonic Orchestra.
11/2/[year unknown]-23/2/[year unknown]: Royal Albert Hall: Mendelssohn's 'Elijah' conducted by Albert Coates. Flyer.
[date unknown]: Royal English Opera; 'The Basoche'.
[18/6/09]: London County Council: The Parks Band.
1/6/12-7/6/12: Llandudno Pier Company Ltd: Pier Co's Orchestra with Miss Dora Arnell and Miss Sybil Vane. Flyer.
27/5/70: St. James's Hall, Regent Street: Mr. Austin's annual evening concert.
4/5/70: St. James's Hall, Regent Street: New Philharmonic Concerts; 19th season, 3rd concert.
26/11/[year unknown]: Grand Lyric Hall: Madame Ella Russell, Signor Salvi, Mdlle. Olitzka, Mr. Plunket-Greene and Bruno Steindel.

Collection includes ballet programmes and mixed dramatic and musical programmes; revues; programmes for musicals; 2 miscellaneous Carl Rosa Opera Co. leaflets; 'The Amber Witch' wordbook published by the Moody-Manners Opera Company.
Date range of collection
1870 - 1951
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Not Specific

Location Details

National Library of Ireland: Department of Ephemera
Kildare Street Dublin 2 Ireland
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council