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Victorian Plums Music Hall at Enfield’s Cultural Palace

OLD TIME MUSIC HALL

SUNDAY 5TH & 12TH DECEMBER 2021 @2PM

TICKETS £10

After sell out shows at the Dugdale Centre, the Victorian Plums Music Hall is coming to the Culture Palace, Palace Gardens Shopping Centre, Enfield Town, EN2 6SN. Tel. 020 8807 6680

Join us for an afternoon reliving the Good Old Days at our fully costumed show packed with singalong classics, fun and laughter.

It’s guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a song in your heart.

Dates and times:

Sunday 5th December at 2pm and Sunday 12th December at 2pm

Missing Believed Wiped at the British Film Institute Southbank on Saturday 27th November

At The British Film Institute Southbank, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XT on Saturday 27th November:

Session 1 at 1pm features, amongst other items, a recently discovered The London Palladium Show from 1966 featuring Dave Allen, Millicent Martin, Dickie Henderson and The Seekers.

Session 2 at 3.50pm features amongst other items, Holiday Startime, a London Weekend Television variety spectacular originally screened on Boxing Day 1970 and featuring Ted Ray, Peter Cook, Vincent Price, Thora Hird, Arthur Lowe, Les Dawson and The Bee Gees.

Further information and booking details can be found by clicking on the link below:

https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online/default.asp

Fred Karno Book Launch in Lichfield on 9th December

A Podcast Biography of Alma Cogan on the PJRChive

Journalist Peter Robertson has been interviewing celebrities since 1984. Now he has turned a lot of those interviews into podcasts for a series called The PJRChive. You can hear interviews with Tony Curtis, Tommy Steele, Judi Dench, Sandie Shaw, Sacha Distel, Howard Keel and many more by typing in to your Search Engine: PJRchive.

The latest podcast from Peter is rather different – it is a biography of singer Alma Cogan with contributions from an array of names: Lionel Blair, Lonnie Donegan, Cliff Richard, Vera Lynn, Petula Clark, Barbara Windsor, George Martin, Brian Morris and Alma’s sister, actress Sandra Caron.

Marie Lloyd Stole My Life at the Canal Cafe Theatre on 27th and 28th November

Cromer Pier Christmas Show opens on 27th November

The Cromer Pier Christmas Show will run from 27th November to 30th December 2021 and star Olly Day, Jo Little, Taylor Morgan, Rob McVeigh and Hayley Moss. For more information click on the link below:

https://www.cromerpier.co.uk/

The Lissenden Players’ Music Hall Show on Wednesday 17th November

The Lissenden Players next Music Hall evening is on Wednesday 17th November at the Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution in Pond Square – 11, South Grove, Highgate, London, N6 6BS

Doors open 7.30 for 8 pm.  (Admission £8).

In the cast this month:
Orla Roberts, Cathy Joyner, Sue Yager. Louisa Bayman and Martin Nail,
with Pamela Mundy in the Chair and Derek Marcus at the piano.


Naturally Insane! about music hall star Dan Leno at the Criterion Theatre on November 15th at 3pm and 7.30pm

Set in Camberwell Asylum in the last weeks of Dan Leno’s life, he is visited by Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree to discuss Shakespeare while his nurse and physician try to make sense of Dan and his condition. It is in turns sad funny and poignant and will make you laugh out loud with instantly recognisable music-hall songs in a joyful insight into the life of a legendary comedian.DAN LENO was the superstar of the Victorian music-halls and the annual pantomime at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. He died tragically young at 43 in 1904 but his legacy lives on to this day. He inspired Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin, his influence and style are picked up in the work of Norman Evans and Les Dawson and continues throughout the present day with comedian Peter Kay.

DEBBIE HUDD FROM THE BRITISH MUSIC HALL SOCIETY WILL GIVE A SHORT INTRODUCTION PRIOR TO THE PERFORMANCE IN MEMORY OF ROY HUDD OBE.

Britain’s Got Talent 2020 Finalist, Steve Royle stars as Dan Leno with Janet Maher as Nurse Kelly, Neil Rowland as Henry Galvin, Nicola Violet as Lydia Leno and Phil Walker as Doctor Savage.

SPECIAL GUEST STAR , JOHN THOMSON (COLD FEET and THE MASKED SINGER), WILL PLAY THE CAMEO ROLE OF SIR HERBERT BEERBOHM TREE.

For more information, click on the libnk below:

https://www.criterion-theatre.co.uk/naturally-insane…/…

November’s In The Limelight Meeting at the Water Rats pub

November’s In The Limelight meeting will take place on Thursday 18th November at The Water Rats pub, 328, Grays Inn Road, King’s Cross, London, WC1X 8BZ at 7.30pm when Alison Child and Rosie Wakley will present Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney – Britain’s Forgotten Female Double Act.

Alison has written a book (shortlisted for the Polari Prize) about a unique musical comedy double act who appeared across the country, including the London Palladium, Victoria Palace and the London Coliseum in the 1920s. The talk will include slides and live recordings of this remarkable pair.

To book click on the link below:

.https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/britishmusichalls…/t-kganrk

Players’ Theatre Star-Studded 85th Anniversary Music Hall on Sunday November 28th at 4pm

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