31st consecutive year in London, 1903-1904. Hand dated 7 November 1904. This date could well be correct, because the programme is probably August 1904 or later. This is because it includes Walter Graham and Martin Chapender who appeared in the show after 1 August 1904, according to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness. It also includes on page three ‘In the course of a few months, the Egyptian Hall, the oldest place of entertainment in London, will be demolished’. It mentions ‘At Christmas’ for the transfer to St. George’s Hall. This confirms the date as 1904. This programme, unlike some, does not include the part of Lady Kitty Greensward in the cast of ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’.

31st consecutive year in London, 1903-1904. Hand dated 9 August 1904. This date could well be correct, because the programme is probably August 1904 or later. This is because it includes Walter Graham and Martin Chapender who appeared in the show after 1 August 1904, according to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness. It also includes on page three ‘In the course of a few months, the Egyptian Hall, the oldest place of entertainment in London, will be demolished’. It mentions ‘Next Autumn’ for the transfer to St. George’s Hall. This confirms the date as 1904. This programme, unlike some, does not include the part of Lady Kitty Greensward in the cast of ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’.

31st consecutive year in London, 1903-1904. This programme is probably August 1904 or later because it includes Walter Graham and Martin Chapender who appeared in the show after 1 August 1904, according to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness. It also includes on page three ‘In the course of a few months, the Egyptian Hall, the oldest place of entertainment in London, will be demolished’. It mentions ‘Next Autumn’ for the transfer to St. George’s Hall. This confirms the date as 1904. This programme, unlike some, does not include the part of Lady Kitty Greensward in the cast of ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’.

31st consecutive year in London, 1903-1904. This programme is probably early to mid 1904 because it does not include Walter Graham or Martin Chapender who appeared in the show after 1 August 1904, according to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness. It also includes on page three ‘In the course of a few months, the Egyptian Hall, the oldest place of entertainment in London, will be demolished’. It mentions ‘Next Autumn’ for the transfer to St. George’s Hall. This confirms the date as 1904. This programme, unlike some, does not include the part of Lady Kitty Greensward in the cast of ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’.

31st consecutive year in London, 1903-1904. This programme is probably early to mid 1904 because it does not include Walter Graham or Martin Chapender who appeared in the show after 1 August 1904, according to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness. It also includes on page three ‘In the course of a few months, the Egyptian Hall, the oldest place of entertainment in London, will be demolished’. It mentions ‘Next Autumn’ for the transfer to St. George’s Hall. This confirms the date as 1904. This programme, unlike some, includes the part of Lady Kitty Greensward in the cast of ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’.

31st consecutive year in London, 1903-1904. This programme is probably early to mid 1904 because it does not include Walter Graham or Martin Chapender who appeared in the show after 1 August 1904, according to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness. It also includes on page three ‘In the course of a few months, the Egyptian Hall, the oldest place of entertainment in London, will be demolished’. It mentions ‘Next Autumn’ for the transfer to St. George’s Hall. This confirms the date as 1904. This programme, unlike some, includes the part of Lady Kitty Greensward in the cast of ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’. On page 4 there is a square full stop after the words SHARPS AND FLATS.

31st consecutive year in London, 1903-1904. According to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness, Valadon introduced the illusion ‘Well I’m . . . !’ for the 1903 Christmas season. This programme is probably December 1903 to mid 1904 because it does not include Walter Graham or Martin Chapender who appeared in the show after 1 August 1904, according to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness. This programme, unlike some, includes the part of Lady Kitty Greensward in the cast of ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’. No mention is made of the coming move to St. George’s Hall.

31st consecutive year in London, 1903-1904. According to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness, Valadon introduced the illusion ‘Well I’m . . . !’ for the 1903 Christmas season. This programme is therefore probably December 1903 to mid 1904, because it does not include Walter Graham or Martin Chapender who appeared in the show after 1 August 1904, according to the book on the Egyptian Hall by George Jenness. This programme, unlike some, includes the part of Lady Kitty Greensward in the cast of ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’.

30th consecutive year in London, 1902-1903. The back page of the programme advertises David Devant’s book ‘The Woes of a Wizard’ which was published in 1903. This 30th consecutive year programme must therefore be dated 1903. In addition to ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’, the bill includes two spots for Herr Valadon and Animated Photographs introduced by Mr. Nevil Maskelyne accompanied by Mr. Cramer on the Mechanical Orchestra. This is the same bill as on programme Ref. no. N2117.

30th consecutive year in London, 1902-1903. The programme date is probably 1903. The book by George Jenness on the Egyptian Hall says that the sketch ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’ was first performed at the start of the 30th Christmas programme on 20 December 1902. The programme date is therefore likely to be 1903. In addition to ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’, the bill includes two spots for Herr Valadon and Animated Photographs introduced by Mr. Nevil Maskelyne accompanied by Mr. Cramer on the Mechanical Orchestra. This is the same bill as on programme Ref. no. N2117. However there is a misprint on this programme in that the first immortal character in the sketch is called Ali Ben Lobȗr rather than Ali Ben Slobȗr.