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London Hippodrome Musicals: Opening Nights

With added details of some other Hippodrome productions.

The London Hippodrome at night - From a postcard - Undated

1911
Dec 22: The Eternal Waltz

1912
April 29: Arms and The Girl
Oct 28: The Blue House

1913
Dec 23: Hello, Tango

1914
Nov 16: Business as Usual

1915
May 10: Push and Go
Dec 23: Joyland

1916
March 23: Joyland (2nd edition)


Sept 16: Flying Colours

1917
Jan 15: Zig Zag

Zig Zag Prgramme - Click for details

Zig Zag Programme Courtesy Paul Finn
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1918
March 7: Box o’ Tricks

1919
March 25: Joy Bells

1920
June 16: Jig-Saw

1921
April 14: The Peep-Show

Jack and the Beanstalk

1922

Round in 50

George Robey starred in this successful musical
16 March 16 December 469 performances.
There are some nice personal reminiscences about this production here

1923
March 28: Brighter London

1924
March 20: Leap Year

1925
March 19: Better Days

Oct 7: Mercenary Mary

1926

No No Nanette

Oct 7: Sunny

1927
July 20: Shake Your Feet

Nov 3: Hit the Deck

1928
June 5: That’s a Good Girl

1929
March 21: The Five O’Clock Girl

July 16th Mr Cinders

1930
June 26: Sons o’ Guns

The Co-Optimists

1931
March 5: Stand Up and Sing

1932
Jan 4: Bow Bells

Out of the Bottle

1933
Feb 24: The One Girl
June 22: Give Me a Ring

1934
Feb 1: Mr Whittington

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Sept 27: Yes, Madam?

1935
June 27: Love Laughs - !
Oct 2: Please Teacher!

1936
Sept 17: Certainly, Sir!

Mother Goose

1937
Feb 18: Big Business

Oct 14: Hide and Seek

1938
Aug 17: The Fleet’s Lit Up

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1939
Nov 14: Black Velvet

1940 (No musicals opened)

1941
Nove 19: Get a Load of This

1942:
Nov 19: Let’s Face It

1943
June 17: The Lisbon Story

1944
Oct 2: Jenny Jones

1945

Meet The Navy - (Revue with members of the Royal Canadian Navy)

April 21: Perchance to Dream

1946 (No Musicals opened: long run of above production!)

1947
October 23: Starlight Roof (Julie Andrews’ first show!)

1948
Dec 22: High Button Shoes

1949
June 22: Her Excellency

Sept 27: Folies Bergere

1950: Wild Grows the Heather

1951, no new Musicals

With Tommy Cooper

1952
Feb 18: Bet Your Life

November - The Blue Lamp - Play with Jack Warner

1953
May 13: High Spirits (NOT the same show as at the Savoy in 1964)

Sept 17: Champagne on Ice

1954
April 3: Wedding in Paris

Anna Lucasta

1955 (No new Musicals opened)

1956


Nov 1: The Dave King Show

 

Many thanks to David Cunard for the above information on London Hippodrome Musicals opening nights.

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