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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoBB/H/1/3/6
TitleThe Institute of Mime at the Aldwych Theatre on the 13 June
Datec1936
DescriptionMime Parade presented by The Institute of Mime includes council and patron list and aims of the Institute. The programme consisted of: The Classic Mime Play, Act I of "L'Enfant Prodigue" a wordless play in three acts starring Irene Mawer and Ruby Ginner, Madame Agami at the piano, with synopsis; Mime Today "Radio Breakfast" a satire arranged and produced by Elinor Shan with cast list; "The People that walked in Darkness" A mime in five episodes with cast list and synopsis, Jean Blackstock at the piano; Greek Origins "The XV Idyll of Theocritus" (Andrew Lang translation) produced by Ruby Ginner with cast and scene list; A Miracle Play in Mime. "The Flood" with cast list and synopsis, The Commedia dell' Arte. "Harlequin's Child" a comedy by Florian from a synopsis by Goldini. Performances directed by Irene Mawer, President of the Institute. Programme contains advertisements including one for the Ginner-Mawer School for Practical Training in Mime. One programme (B) includes a torn page with an advertisement for 'French Without Tears' at the Criterion Theatre on one side and on the other an advert about Hungarian holidays.
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 theatre programmes
Physical DescriptionSome water damage to pages in one programme (A)
FormatTheatre Programme
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P1515Mawer; Irene (1893-1962); Mime1893-1962
DS/UK/P1294Ginner; Ruby Mary Adeline (1886-1978); dance practitioner1886-1978
DS/UK/11112Ginner-Mawer School of Dance and Drama; c.1914-1954c.1914-1954
Places
CodeSet
NA621Aldwych Theatre/London/England, UK
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