Programmes & Handbills

Programmes & Handbills

The majority are for variety shows which include a magician. Most are from the UK covering the 1870s to the present day.

Maskelyne and Cooke Egyptian Hall programme, May 1873

Maskelyne and Cooke first opened at the Egyptian Large Hall on 26 May 1873. This 4 page programme appears to be the same bill as on a poster which advertises the shows starting on 26 May.

    • Size
    • 4 pages, 200mm x 250mm
    • Theatre
    • Egyptian Hall
    • Town
    • London
    • Date
    • May 1873
    • Acts
    • A selection of: J.N. Maskelyne in Chinese Plate Spinning; the sketch 'Decapitation; Or No Cure, No Pay'; the sketch 'Bodkin'; Mr. Henry Collard; the sketch 'Will, the Witch and the Watch'; Maskelyne and Cooke’s Cabinet Séance
    • Category
    • Ref._Number
    • N1462 Pr.EH4 W1

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