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Theatre Royal Memory Lane


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Actual and Responsible Manager, M. Willson Disher, of the above address
Open at 7.45 tonight
For a Grand Gala Revival of the Admired Four Act Melodrama
'THE TICKET-OF-LEAVE MAN' by Tom Taylor, Esq. as performed at the Olympic Theatre in 1863. Special Engagement for two nights only, of Miss Vera Lennox, the Favourite London Actress, direct from her sensational successes, as May Edwards
(With Speciality Ballad) and Mr. Jack Allen (Leading Juvenile Business at all the Principal Theatres) as Bob Brierley
Persons in the Play
Maltby, publican Terence de Marney Guests, Navvies, Waiters, etc.
The Scenes :
Act 1. Bellevue Tea Gardens, Fulham, S.W., introducing a refined entertainment of Original Nigger Melodies
Act 2. May Edwards's humble apartment in Mrs. Willoughby's house, introducing the famous Christy Minstrel Ballad, 'O, Would I were a Bird'
Act 3. Mr. Gibson's bill broking office in Nicholas Lane, City. (Sam Willoughby sings: Kiss me quick and go ')
Act 4. Scene 1. Bridgwater Arms, a London Tavern. Scene 2. A Street in the City, by Moonlight. Scene 3. The Churchyard of St. Nicholas, with tombstones and back-door of office
Production by Peter Creswell
An article on the play and its author by M. Willson Disher will be found on page 11
'The Ticket-of-Leave Man' will be broadcast again on Thursday at 8.45 in the Regional programme


Unknown: M. Willson Disher
Unknown: Tom Taylor
Unknown: Miss Vera Lennox
Unknown: Bob Brierley
Unknown: Mav Edwards
Unknown: Christy Minstrel
Unknown: Sam Willoughby
Production By: Peter Creswell
Unknown: M. Willson Disher
Bob Brierley, a lad from Lancashire: Jack Allen
James Dalton, alias Downey, alias The Tiger................: Robert Holmes
Hawkshaw, a detective: Henry Caine
Melter Moss, a fence: A B Imeson
Mr Gibson, a bill broker: Malcolm Graeme
Sam Willoughby, a gay young spark: George Korel
Mrs. Willoughby, Sam's Grand- mother: Ethel Lodge
May Edwards: Vera Lennox

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