IN THE LIMELIGHT
MONTHLY MEETINGS

The British Music Hall Society will be staging their 2021 monthly meetings at the Water Rats Pub, 328, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross, London, WC1X 8BZ commencing at 7.30pm. 

Tickets 8 (BMHS members) and 10 (non-members) can be booked in advance from

www.ticketsource.co.uk/britishmusichallsociety

 

EARLY BOOKING IS ADVISABLE


 

Thursday 20th January 2022

The Life Of Robb Wilton

Presented by Dr Tom Preston

Dr Tom Preston is the author of the only biography of Robb Wilton The Day Laughter Broke Out, published in 2018 and he will share tales about this great actor/comedian who created the unforgettable Mr. Muddlecombe.

We are delighted to welcome Tom back after his Zoom presentation last year on Lancashire comedians.

This talk will be given via Zoom and tickets ( 3 BMHS Members; 5 Non-Members) will be on sale from Monday 6th December via Ticketsource:

www.ticketsource.co.uk

 

 

Thursday 17th February 2022

Little Tich Project

Presented by Andy Hollingworth

Renowned photographer Andy Hollingworth will share images from his project to photograph and research the life of Harry Relph, professionally known as Little Tich, the music hall star best remembered for his acrobatic and comedic big-boot dance.


PAST MEETINGS

An Evening With Audrey Leybourne (September 2019)
Chaired by Dean Caston
(Photographer: David Reed)

 

Reviewing His Situation: The Life & Music Of Lionel Bart (May 2019)
(Geoff Bowden & David Reed)
(Photographer: David Reed)

Simon Hanning (author and director of The Story Of Bart stage show), Brenda Evans (Lionel's secretary), Muriel Walker (Lionel's secretary), John Barr (star of The Story Of Bart), Geoff Bowden (Call Boy Editor)

 

An Evening With Duncan Norvelle (October 2018)
Chaired by Dean Caston

 

An Evening With Marilyn Hill Smith (October 2017)
Chaired by Geoff Bowden (Photographer: David Reed)

Geoff Bowden: The Girl From Oz - The Life And Career Of June Bronhill (April 2016)
(Photographer: Adam Borzone)
 

An Audience With Bella Emberg (October 2015)
Chaired by Adam Borzone (Photographer: David Reed) 

Neil Sean: Live From The London Palladium (May 2015)
(Photographer: Ken Major)

Neil Sean: Live From The London Palladium (May 2015)

An Audience With Chris Emmett (April 2015)
Chaired by Dean Caston (Photographer: Denis Hoare)

An Audience With Chris Emmett (April 2015)

Wilf Lower: A Potted History Of Music Hall And Variety (November 2014)
(Photographer: Richard Norman)

Wilf Lower: A Potted History Of Music Hall And Variety (November 2014)

Brian O'Gorman: First Class Pantomime (October 2014)
(Photographer: Richard Norman)

Brian O'Gorman: First Class Pantomime (October 2014)

An Audience With Wyn Calvin MBE on Thursday 12th June 2014
Chaired by Dean Caston (Photographer: Richard Norman)

Keith Fawkes-Underwood: Music Hall, Variety And Vaudeville On Film (May 2014)
(Photographer: Richard Norman)

Glen Hayes: Stars Who Were A Pleasure To Work With (March 2014)
(Photographer: Richard Norman)

An Audience With Pamela Cundell on Thursday 10th October 2013
Chaired by Dean Caston (Photographer: Richard Norman)



An Audience With Doreen Hermitage on Thursday 21st March 2013
Chaired by Dean Caston (Photographer: Richard Norman)


 

 
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