Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS38/500
Title'The Co-Optimists' by Davy Burnaby and Archibald de Bear
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, dates and change of cast members; includes programme with cast list [1923]; magazine extract photographs of members of the cast in scenes of the show; magazine extract 'Secrets of the Co-Optimists' from 'The London Magazine'

Performed at The Prince of Wales Theatre, Coventry St, London, 11 Oct 1923, closing performance (210th) 22 Mar 1924 (seventh new programme); devised and arranged by Davy Burnaby and Archibald de Bear; additional numbers and dances produced by J. W. Jackson; costumes and scenery by Hugh Willoughby
Originally at: The Royalty Theatre, London, [27] Jun 1921, closing performance [20 Aug 1921]
Transferred to: The Palace Theatre, London, 22 Aug 1922, closing performance [498th] [22 Jul 1922]

Casts: Phyllis Monkman, Betty Chester, Elsa Macfarlane, Babs Valerie, Davy Burnaby, Melville Gideon, Gilbert Childs, Stanley Holloway, Austin Melford, Wolseley Charles, Laddie Cliff, H. B. Hedley, Doris Bentley, Mabel Green, Gwendoline Brogden
Access StatusOpen


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