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booze 29 Nov 2013, 12:38 by JJON Editors

Cheaper booze   U 12.1397-8 : She pulling him by the whiskers and singing him old bits of songs about Ehren on the Rhine and come where the boose is ... The former orthodoxy was that the song was written by the English lyricist and theatre manager, George Dance (1857-1932). But there were dissenting voices – notable H. G. Hibbert in ...

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Elster Grime 29 Nov 2013, 12:49 by JJON Editors

Elster and Grime and the Grand Old Opera   U 6.184-7 : Hoardings: Eugene Stratton. Mrs Bandmann Palmer. Could I go and see Leah tonight, I wonder. [...] Or the Lily ... Wexford: Wexford Drowning Disaster… The Elster-Grime Opera Bouffe Company, who will occupy the Theatre Royal [Wexford] during the coming week, have kindly offered to give an entertainment in support ...

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Rochford 15 Dec 2013, 15:01 by JJON Editors

Tom Rochford's smart idea at Crampton Court   U 10.491-6: He followed M‘Coy out across the tiny square of Crampton court. [...] They passed Dan Lowry's musichall ... December 1908) the Freeman's Journal of 3 August carried the following announcement: The Theatre Royal Directorate are to be highly congratulated on bringing before the public the latest and ...

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Change 28 Nov 2013, 13:50 by JJON Editors

All change at the Empire Palace   U 6.184-7 : Hoardings: Eugene Stratton. Mrs Bandmann Palmer. Could I go and see Leah tonight, I wonder. [...] Or the Lily of Killarney ... in 1904. Newspaper advertisements such as the following promoted the events:   Public amusements. Gaiety Theatre. Mrs. Bandmann-Palmer, Supported by her Specially Selected London Company. This Evening (Thursday), at 8 ...

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Michael Hart 28 Nov 2013, 13:28 by JJON Editors

Gallant Michael Hart   U 17.1251-5 : Of companions now in various manners in different places defunct: Percy Apjohn (killed in action, Modder River), Philip Gilligan (phthisis, Jervis Street hospital ... 8      and soon after: The attractions of the pas de quatre at the Gaiety Theatre has been modified through the indisposition of one of its danseuses, Miss Westlake. 8 February ...

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bunions 29 Nov 2013, 12:47 by JJON Editors

Lenehan’s bunions U 12.1226-8 : - Twenty to one, says Lenehan. Such is life in an outhouse. Throwaway, says he. Takes the biscuit, and talking about bunions. Frailty, thy ... is "talking about bunions". This apparently nonsensical and Lenehanesque expression dates back to the theatre of the 1860s, and is another link between Joyce and Lord Dundreary (of the celebrated ...

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Parkinson 31 May 2015, 02:12 by John Simpson

Old Parkinson, the English tenor   D 15.810-17: “For me,” said Aunt Kate, who had been picking a bone, “there was only one tenor. To please me, I mean ... 1872 at the Gaiety with the Royal National Opera from London’s St. James Theatre; he was to return to Dublin in September of that year with Charles Durand’s ...

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Sheehan 28 Nov 2013, 13:14 by JJON Editors

Daniel T. Sheehan: a university friend     The Dublin medical student Daniel T. Sheehan is referred to twice in Joyce’s Letters (and once in the Dublin Diary of his brother ... Letters we hear how Sheehan speaks in a debate put on by the Abbey Theatre on 4 February 1907 to discuss Synge’s Playboy of the Western World. The play ...

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Codology 28 Nov 2013, 13:38 by JJON Editors

The kidology of codology     U 12.450-1 : [...] Bloom comes out with the why and the wherefore and all the codology of the business [...]   Codding is misrepresenting or shamming – lying ... in early 1893) as ‘Professor Codology’ and later as the ‘King of Codology’:   Norwich. Theatre Royal [...] Mr Harry Huntley [ sic ], in the character of Professor Codology, creates immense fun. Era ...

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harvestmoon 28 Nov 2013, 13:43 by JJON Editors

Shine on, Harvest Moon   U 8.600-3 : Where Pat Kinsella had his Harp theatre before Whitbred ran the Queen's. Broth of a boy. Dion Boucicault business with his ...

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