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Archive for the month “April, 2012”

Additions To Website

Six more articles from past editions of The Call Boy have been added to that section of the website. The subjects they cover include Brighton Hippodrome, the BMHS 2009 Archives Exhibition, the Irving Theatre, Gracie Fields, Lee Young and Christine Yates.

You can read them by clicking below:

There have also been additions to the Members Memorabilia page




From The BMHS Archives

From The BMHS Archives

The BMHS Archive  has an amazing array of memorabilia so we thought we would have a regular spot on Stage Door Johnny showing items from the Society’s collection.

To start us off, here are 2 1951 showcards from Sunderland Empire. The first poster was chosen as a tribute to Stella Tanner of The Tanner Sisters, who sadly died this week. The second bill includes Pat Hatton and The Call Boy will feature an interview with Pat in a forthcoming edition.

BMHS Celebrity Lunch 2012

Our President Roy Hudd will be organising another fun-packed Celebrity Lunch for BMHS members this year. Details will be announced in the Summer issue of The Call Boy due out mid-July.  The magazine will also contain a form so that you can apply for tickets. NO TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE PRIOR TO THIS.

This is one of the most popular events in the BMHS year and we usually sell out within days of the tickets going on sale, so get your orders in quickly. And if you are not a member of the BMHS, join today:

For pictures of previous Celebrity Luncheons, click below:

Call Boy Spring Issue 2012 Now Out

Call Boy Spring Issue 2012 Now Out

The Spring issue of the BMHS magazine The Call Boy has just been published. Articles in the latest edition include:
Marie Lloyd and the 1912 Command Performance – The Truth?
Memories Of Twinkle and Clarkson Rose
Johnny Brandon – The King Of Zing
Why Did Cardiff Ban Maurice Chevalier?
Neil Sean Meets Duggie Brown
The Hackney Empire Dresser
Tales From ENSA
and many others
plus book, CD and DVD reviews and all the regular features.

To obtain your regular copy of The Call Boy you need to be a member of the BMHS – only £20 a year (£25 for couples or overseas members). You can download a form by going to the membership page.

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