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?'

See See – Theatre Advert (Stafford & Co; Ltd)

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October 20, 2018 Posted by | Actress, Deltiology, Gabrielle Ray, See See, Social History, Theatre Adverts, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Babes in the Wood (David Allen & Son Ltd)

August 6, 2018 Posted by | Actress, Advertisement, Babes in the Wood, Deltiology, Gabrielle Ray, Pantomimes, Social History, Theatre Adverts, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Orchid – Theatre Advert – 1904

June 9, 2018 Posted by | Actress, Deltiology, Gabrielle Ray, Social History, The Orchid, Theatre Adverts, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Orchid – Theatre Advert – 1904

September 30, 2017 Posted by | Actress, Deltiology, Gabrielle Ray, Social History, The Gaiety Theatre, The Orchid, Theatre Adverts, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Little Bit of Fluff – Theatre Royal Lincoln – 1916

Some thing called A Little Bit of Fluff is going like wild fire, so I’m told, and elsewhere Gabrielle Ray’s singing of A soldier bluff With a little bit of fluff On a Saturday afternoon the while she dances not in the Pavlova manner seems a fair specimen of what the public wants in war time. Strange, isn’t it, and just a little thoughtless, perhaps, and terrible but better, I suppose, than being all such sensitive plants, as, say, Maeterlinck, the Belgian poet. He is on the verge of despair because he can only remember the terrible loss of so many wonderful young lives and see so many incarnations of physical and moral vigour, of intellect and of glorious promise, pitilessly cut off in their first flower.”

The Bystander, 10th November 1915

The Dead Do Not Die, Maurice Maeterlinck

January 25, 2016 Posted by | Actress, Deltiology, Gabrielle Ray, Social History, Theatre Adverts, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Dollar Princess – Theatre Advert – 1911

August 8, 2015 Posted by | Actress, Deltiology, Gabrielle Ray, Lily Elsie, Social History, The Dollar Princess, Theatre Adverts, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Dollar Princess – Theatre Advert – 1907

August 8, 2015 Posted by | Actress, Deltiology, Gabrielle Ray, Lily Elsie, Social History, The Dollar Princess, Theatre Adverts | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Girl from Kay’s – Theatre Advert – 1906

The Portsmouth Evening News, Saturday 22 September 1906 advertised the forthcoming performance of “The Girl from Kays” at the Theatre Royal, Portsmouth. The cast remains the same as shown for the Prince’s Theatre, Manchester with the exception of Mr Arthur Stigant who takes over the role of Max Hoggenheimer.

August 6, 2015 Posted by | Actress, Gabrielle Ray, Social History, The Girl from Kay's, Theatre Adverts, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Girl from Kay’s – Theatre Advert – 1905

July 30, 2015 Posted by | Actress, Deltiology, Gabrielle Ray, Social History, The Girl from Kay's, Theatre Adverts | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Merry Widow – Theatre Advert – 1909

June 27, 2015 Posted by | Actress, Deltiology, Gabrielle Ray, Social History, The Merry Widow, Theatre Adverts, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment