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Reference Code: GB 247 STA Ae 2/22b
Call Number: STA Ae 2/22b
Title: We're joking
Content: We're joking. Empire Theatre, Glasgow, 1956 December 11. Programme for the Glasgow Empire's Christmas Show 'We're Joking'. The Glasgow Empire's 1956 Christmas Show 'We're Joking' was a new revue directed by Charles Henry, with music and lyrics by Ross Parker, choreography by Joan Davis, and featured Bobby Dowds and the Empire Orchestra. The cast included Duncan Macrea, Chic Murray, Jack Anthony and Robert Wilson. Sketches such as 'Life is What You Make It' and 'Be Your Age'. Also on the bill were George Clarkson and Gail Leslie in 'Nothing Less Than Orchids', and as a sign of the times there was a scene entitled 'Journey Into Space'.
Place of Creation: Glasgow
Publisher: Empire Theatre
Date of Creation: 1956 December 11
Physical Description: 18.6 x 11.9cm.
Language: English
Document Type: programme
Medium of Performance: stage
Event Type: revue
Level of Description: Item
Access: Normal conditions
Record Number: 11429
Accession Number: 364
Associated Event: revue
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author: Empire Theatre 1897-1963 , Glasgow