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Australia - The English Pierrots, on St Kilda beach (the sobbing quintet)
Cyril Lidington, Moonbeams Gladys Cooper, Buckmaster, Morley TBC c1910 circa 1910: Joan Cooper, daughter of British actress Gladys Cooper, wearing ...
Unknown troupes or locations
Photos - various - we either don't know the location and/or the name of these pierrots and troupes. If you ...
A statement about blackface performance.“Racism is abhorrent and has no place in society: the issue of blackface performance in Britain ...
Posters, Programmes & Songsheets
Programme Starry Way Hippodrome Brighton Programme Twinkle Pier Pavilion Worthing 1959 Programme Twinkle Theatre Royal Brighton 1945 Progrramme Masquerade Essoldo ...
ENSA performing in the desert
Pierrot troupes: World War Two
A selection of photographs and images from World War Two. These images are the copyright of the owners and are ...
The Light Bobs on tour 1
Pierrot troupes: World War One
Pierrot troupes performing during the First World War Here are some archive photographs and images of pierrot troupes & concert ...
“Blackface” performance
A statement about blackface performance. "Racism is abhorrent and has no place in society: the issue of blackface performance in ...
Comedy Postcards
A series of various "comedy" postcards commercially available in their day. Cleary some of them convey sexist views and other ...
Cartoon (Punch)
Cartoons from Punch magazine, June 1986. ©punch Cartoon (Punch) Cartoon (Punch) Cartoon (Punch) Cartoon (Punch) Cartoon (Punch) Cartoon (Punch) Cartoon ...
The concert party at the Central stores, Tank Corps. Teneur, spring 1918.
Imperial War Muesum – Pierrot & Concert Parties World War One
From the Archives of the Imperial War Museum @imperialwarmuseum Two members of the 8th Royal Scots Fusiliers Concert Party singing ...

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Here is another publication that's hot off the press and just in time for Christmas! It's called 'Blockbusters of Victorian Theater, 1850–1910' and published by McFarland & Co. My chapter is called 'L'Enfant Prodigue - A Prodigious Production', all about the French pantomime production of 1890/91 which inspired Clifford Essex to create the first British seaside pierrot troupe and which also provided the subject-matter for the first ever full-length feature film to be produced in Europe. Read more about it here: mcfarlandbooks.com/product/blockbusters-of-victorian-theater-1850-1910/ 😄 ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

This coming weekend, Prom-Prom are busy brininging festivity and nonsense to the streets of Devon & Cornwall: the 'Christmas Carol-oke' with Scrooge and Christmas Present will be at the switch-on of Bodmin Christmas lights on Friday evening (24th) and then Taunton Winterfest on Sunday (26th). Meanwhile, on Saturday (25th), Captain Ginger will be out in Exeter Town Centre alongside Holly the Bubble Pixie and Penny Plonk... festive larks for all! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

A quick heads-up that Spike & I will be performing 'A Christmas Carol-oke' in Exeter this weekend - at St Thomas' Christmas Market on Saturday and InExeter's Fore Street Christmas Flea Market on Sunday (both 12-4PM). See you there... "Bah - humbug!" ... See MoreSee Less
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