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McFarland's Varieties, Programme

Beautifully illustrated programme which was changed every evening. The Venue was the Theatre Royal and the proprietor was W.McFarland. The programme cost one penny. The Acts advertised included Messrs Taylor and Gowans', a Song and Dance Act, Harry Leander, The Great Tyrolean Vocalist, and Townsend and Josephine, Duettists and Leg Mania Artistes.

Included in the programme were two poems "He'll Be Back By-and-Bye" and "If I was the Man in the Moon". There was a change of Artistes weekly. The General Manager was a Mr Harry Hemfrey, and the programme was printed by J.Durham and Son.