Alfred Deahl in Palace Theatre, Southampton - between at the end of the 1900's, 12:00 AM and in the beginning of the 1910's, 12:00 AM
The old Palace Theatre in Southampton […] - the music hall from the chairman days – became the Variety Theatre. And the turns used to come on. They were numbered and the number of the turn was shown on a board at the side of the … more >>
Interview with Alfred Deahl. In Private family collection. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1564746776712 accessed: 24 February, 2024 (Original audio cassette in private family collection, used by permission of Alfred Deahl's daughter, Dr Paula James.)
Listening tohide composers
|unspecified music hall songs
|performed by George Formby snr, Sam Mayo, Mark Sheridan, Vesta Tilley
|'She sits among the cabbages and peas'
|performed by Marie Lloyd
|between at the end of the 1900's, 12:00 AM and in the beginning of the 1910's, 12:00 AM
|in the company of others, indoors, in public
Paula James interviewed her father, Alfred Deahl, on 3 July 1994. She encouraged him to reminisce about his childhood visits to Southampton music halls and theatres, and his work as a young man playing the violin for Southampton theatres and silent cinema, and on board cruise ships. The above listening experience has been transcribed from the audio recording, in which Deahl recalls attending second house of the music hall, alone, from the age of seven. The 'old Palace Theatre' to which he refers was the Royal York Palace of Varieties (http://www.arthurlloyd.co.uk/Southampton.htm#royalyork).