This remarkable document is a testament to its time. Programme for a 1918 variety show in aid of St Dunstan’s, the Blinded Soldiers’, and Sailors’ Hostel.
I’ve kept this battered copy of a 1914 variety theatre programme safe for over 40 years.
They went with songs to the battle, they were young.
The following satirical cartoons are from Modern Life 1913 & 1914.
Here is a peek into how I went about gathering background and checking historical accuracy
I’d always had a horrified fascination
The ‘Surplus Women problem’ was hotly debated in the 1920s.
These residents of Poplar had little money to spare