Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS38/504
Title'The Co-Optimists' by Davy Burnaby
Extent1 file
DescriptionPress and magazine cuttings of reviews of 'The Co-Optimists' with photographs and illustrations of members of the cast; typescript inside front cover gives cast list and dates; programme extract inside front cover gives cast list; includes magazine extract photographs of cast members in scenes from the show

Performed at The Palace Theatre, London, 2 Sep 1924 (8th programme); 15 Dec 1924 (9th programme), closing performance, 28 Feb 1925; staged by Stanley Brightman; dances by Max Rivers; costumes and settings by Hugh Willoughby
On tour: 1925: The Palace Manchester; The Royal Theatre, Newcastle; The Alhambra, Glasgow; The Royal Theatre, Birmingham; The Empire Theatre, Liverpool; The Kings Theatre, Dundee; The Alhambra, Bradford; The Royal Theatre, Nottingham; The Hippodrome, Portsmouth; The Pleasure Gardens, Folkestone; The Hippodrome, Brighton; The Winter Gardens, Margate; The Golders Green Hippodrome; The Wimbledon Theatre

Casts: Hermione Baddeley, Anita Elson, Neta Underwood, Doris Bentley, Wolsey Charles, Austin Melford, Davy Burnaby, Gilbert Childs, Stanley Holloway, Melville Gideon, the Hoffman Girls
Access StatusOpen


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