A pageant of entertainment, past and present, of Britain's most historic Variety theatres No. 5-The Palace Theatre, Plymouth The story is told by John Watt as compere in the studio and Leslie Bridgmont as interviewer at the theatre with The Western Revue Chorus and The Clifton Light Orchestra Conducted by Reginald Redman Concluding with a broadcast from tonight's performance at the theatre, including Lily Morris and excerpts from Elias H. Seener 's revue ' cGoing Gay ' with Jack Clifford and Nat Jackley The programme compiled by Roy Speer and Leslie Baily Production by Pat Beech This theatre was opened in 1898 by the Livermore Brothers of Bristol. Although it has changed hands several times the policy has remained unchanged, for it has always been a house for Variety and revues. In 1913 it was bought by Thomas Hoyle , who ran it with the assistance of his sons, Harry and Edgar. Later he sold it to a company, but in 1924 bought it back again, running it until his death in 1931. Since then his widow, Mrs. Mary Hoyle , has been in charge.
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