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Sir JOHN MARTIN HARVEY and NINA DE SlLVA

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Three Scenes from their Repertoire.
1. A Scene between Vjera and Count Skariatine from Charles Hanrian 's Dramatization of Marion Crawford 's Novel, ' A Cigarette Maker's Romance'
2. The Story of ' Rat Reresby ' as told by him in Act II. of ' The Breed of the Treshams,' by Evelyn Greenlcaf Sutherland and Beulah Mario Dix
3. The Scone between Lady Anne and Richard III. from Shakespeare's Tragedy, ' Richard III. '
SIR JOHN MARTIN HARVEY , the famous actor-manager, has had as distinguished a career as any figure of the contemporary stage. He was with Irving's company for fourteen years, and since then has appeared in London and the provinces, Canada, and the United States, in a great variety of leading parts. Some of his most famous productions have been The Only Way, The Burgomaster of Stilemonde, and The Corsican Brothers. He was knighted in 1921. Miss N. do Silva (Lady Harvey) was herself formerly in the Lyceum company under Sir Henry Irving , and since her marriage has played many leading rôles in her husband's company, including Ophelia to his Hamlet, and Mimi in The Only Way. Of the pieces which have been drawn upon for this programme, A Cigarette-Maker's Romance was produced by Sir John Martin Harvey at the Court Theatre in 1901, and he gave a command performance before King Edward at Sandringham in 1902. The Breed of the Treshams he first produced in 1903, and it soon became one of the most popular items in his repertory. King Richard III. , which was published anonymously in 1597, is a magnificent melodrama providing a really ' fat ' part in that of the King. Sir John Martin Harvey first played this part at the Lyceum in 1910, a performance that he has repeated many times since.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Hanrian
Unknown: Marion Crawford
Unknown: Evelyn Greenlcaf Sutherland
Unknown: Beulah Mario Dix
Unknown: Richard Iii.
Unknown: Richard Iii.
Unknown: Sir John Martin Harvey
Unknown: Sir Henry Irving
Produced By: Sir John Martin Harvey
Unknown: Richard Iii.
Unknown: John Martin Harvey

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Sir JOHN MARTIN HARVEY and NINA DE SlLVA

2LO London, 10 October 1926 17.30






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