Mrs Baylis et al. in Old Scotia theatre, Stockwell Street, Glasgow - 1867

from W.F. Frame Tells His Own Story, page 29:

My first appearance as an artiste in a music-hall was in 1867, in the Old Scotia, Stockwell Street, Glasgow, now the Metropole Theatre. My turn was an extra one, and I warbled a song entitled “The life of an Actor.” It was the duty of one of the stage assistants to stand at one of the side wings and throw a handful of flour in my face, so as to complete the act, which created roars of laughter. I rendered three…   more >>

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W.F. Frame, W.F. Frame Tells His Own Story (Glasgow), p. 29. accessed: 26 May, 2024

location of experience: Old Scotia theatre, Stockwell Street, Glasgow


Mrs Baylis
music hall proprietor
William ('Wullie') Flint Frame
apprentice engineer, boot polisher, entertainer of troops during WW1, milkman's helper […]

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music hall/comic songs performed by W.F. Frame
'The Life of an Actor' performed by W.F. Frame

Experience Information

Date/Time 1867
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 24 Oct 2022 11:06:55 +0100
Approved on Wed, 02 Nov 2022 15:02:33 +0000