Gabrielle Ray

'Gabrielle Ray said, 'I am always dancing; I love it! When I don't dance, I sing. What else is there to do?'

Bessie Ray – Little Red Riding Hood – Surrey Comet – Saturday 5th January 1895

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Bessie Ray – Bonnie Boy Blue – Surrey Comet – Saturday 2nd March 1895

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Bessie Ray – Bonnie Boy Blue – The Era – Saturday 9th March 1895

“Little Bessie Ray” was described as a really talented child, who repeated again and again her taking dances and songs.

The Era – Saturday 9th March 1895

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Bessie Ray – Bonnie Boy Blue – The Era – Saturday 16 March 1895

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Bessie Ray – Jack and the Beanstalk – South London Press – Saturday 30th December 1893

Bessie Ray appeared at the Elephant and Castle Theatre in the pantomime “Jack and the Beanstalk” as the giant’s baby, The South London Press wrote,

“The giant’s baby is Miss Bessie Ray, a pretty little lady, whose song and dance are very successful.”

South London Press – Saturday 30th December 1893

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Gladys Raymond – The Era – 27th January 1906

Theatrical Gossip.

A slight accident happened at the Theatre Royal, Hull, on Monday night to Miss Gladys Raymond, who was playing in Mr. J. Bannister Howard’s pantomime Aladdin. Upon making her entrance at the end of the trap scene, she fell through the vamp trap, which was about to be secured. She escaped with one or two bruises and a severe shock, but was able to resume her part.

The Era – 27th January 1906

Gladys Raymond – The Stage, Chit Chat – 25th January 1906

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Babes in the Wood – The Bystander – Wednesday 24th December 1919

Miss Gabrielle Ray

To be principal girl in “Cinderella” at the Prince’s Theatre, Bradford

 The Bystander – Wednesday 24th December 1919

(The heading must have been an error as the pantomome to which The Bystander refered at the Prince’s Theatre, Bradford was “Babes in the Wood”

 

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Babes in the Wood – The Stage – Thursday 23rd October 1919

Gabrielle Ray

Gabrielle Ray, the well-known musical comedy actress, has been engaged to play principle girl in pantomime at Bradford. Arthur Klein is composing special songs for her.

The Stage – Thursday 23rd October 1919

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Babes in the Wood – The Stage – Thursday 30th October 1919

Miss Gabrielle Ray

Miss Gabrielle Ray has decided to return to the stage, and will do so as principle girl in pantomime under Mr. Francis Laidler’s management at the Prince’s, Bradford. The internal alterations which are in progress at the Prince’s, Bradford, will be completed before the pantomime season. The subject is “The Babes in the Wood,” and Miss Gabrielle Ray’s part is that of Maid Marion.

The Stage – Thursday 30th October 1919

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Babes in the Wood – Leeds Mercury – Saturday 13th December 1919

Gabrielle Ray

Miss Gabrielle Ray, the fascinating actress, will step down from the picture postcards into Bradford pantomime.

She will be the principle girl in “The Babes in the Wood” at the Prince’s Theatre.

 Leeds Mercury – Saturday 13th December 1919

Peggy (Rotary 11779 I)

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