Programme 1933 – 36th Annual Entertainment

36th Annual Entertainment
IN THE
FORESTERS’ HALL, NAPIER
ON
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY
NOV. 29, 30 AND DEC. 1, 1933

IN AID OF THE CHILDREN’S HOME
BY
THE NAPIER
FRIVOLITY MINSTRELS

AND “RASPBERRY” THE COW.

PRICE – 3D.

Programme

INTERLOCUTOR:   Will Keen.

BONES:   Percy Spiller, Jim Hamilton.

TAMBOS:   Bill Quarrie, Jack Hawke.

CIRCLE:   R. Girling, W. Ireland, L. Spiller, G. Bailey, L. Dadson, V. McCutcheon, G. Bullivant, G. Bull, L. Hawke, C. Neal, G. Walker, H. Yarwood, A. McKenzie, C. Poynter, N. Gray.

1.   Overture.   “Nautical Moments.”   Orchestra
2.   Opening Chorus.   “Let’s All Sing.”   Company
3.   Comic Song   “Sweet Sixteen.”   Gordon Bailey
4.   Sextette.   “Toasts.”   Happiness Boys
5.   Ballad   “Down the Lane to Home Sweet Home.”   Eric Poynter
6.   Comic Song.   “I’m Going Back to My Wife.”   Bill Quarrie
7.   Ballad.   “Songs That are Old Live Forever.”   Andrew McKechnie
8.   Sextette.   “Sweet Carolina.”   Company
9.   London Success.   “Back Again to Happy Go Lucky Days.”   Will Keen
10.   Ballad.   “The Little Green Gate.”   Roy Girling
11.   Comic Song   “Tony the Swiss Mountaineer.”   Wally Ireland

INTERVAL.

12.   The Frivolity Orchestra plays the Military March   “The Derby Winner.”
13.   The Melody boys will tickle your ears with melodious melodies.
14.   Wally Ireland and Bill Quarrie appear in the latest patter hit   “Bees.”
15.   Jim Hamilton and Len Dadson shake their feet in a double tap dance.
16.   Neil Gray requests your indulgence while he talks on   “The Depression.”
17.   Sketch   “The Village Fire Brigade”
Captain   Bill Quarrie
First Fireman   Vernon McCutcheon
Second Fireman   Jim Hamilton
Engineer   Percy Spiller
Man   Len Dadson
Lady   George Bull
18.   Horace Yarwood makes a first appearance in a juggling and balancing turn.
19.   Five minutes fun   “In the Studio.”
Professor   Geoff Walker
Pupil   Gordon Bailey
20.   Will Keen presents a novelty act entitled   “The Good Old Slide Trombone.”
21.   The Frivolity Orchestra will play an entr’acte   “Hitting The High Spots.”
22.   To conclude with a ridiculous finale by the Company.

“GOD SAVE THE KING.”

THE FRIVS
Acknowledge with thanks a piano from Mr. and Mrs. H. Berry. No member of the Frivs receives any money whatsoever. Members of the Orchestra and the Company give their services absolutely free. When the Frivs go on holiday tours, they pay all their own expenses. At performances given in Hawke’s Bay the Frivs handle no money. Any statement to the contrary is false. .. First performance given in September 1898. . .1933 still going strong.

ORCHESTRA. – Mrs. W. G. Quarrie, A.T.C.L., L.A.B. (Musical Directress).
Violins: N. Etheridge, W. P. Mitchell, M. Daily.   Flute: A. Clarke.
Clarionets: F. Lloyd, R. P. McKenzie.   Bass: R. W. Knott.   Cornet: A. Boston.
Drums: D. Willis.   ‘Cello: H. S. Cottrell.   Saxophone: L. Willis.   Trombone: N. Nicholson.

TELEGRAPH PRINT, NAPIER.

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Business / Organisation

Napier Frivolity Minstrels

Date published

29-30 November, 1 December 1933

Format of the original

Leaflet

People

  • Gordon Bailey
  • George Bull
  • G Bullivant
  • Len Dadson
  • Roy Girling
  • Neil Gray
  • Jim C Hamilton
  • Jack Hawke
  • L Hawke
  • Wally Ireland
  • Will Keen
  • Vernon McCutcheon
  • Andrew McKechnie
  • C Neal
  • C Poynter
  • Eric Poynter
  • Bill Quarrie
  • Percy Spiller
  • L Spiller
  • Geoff Walker
  • Horace Yarwood

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449501

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