Portsmouth music scene

The South Parade Pier - Programs and Posters


The Second Pier

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6th August 1912

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26th May 1914

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20th April 1926

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A programme from 6th August 1928

a PROGRAMME FOR 1932;-
Saturday, 8th October, 1932 PROGRAMME 3 p.m.
THE MERRY SCAMPS
1--The Scamps introduce themselves
2--"A Slight Argument" BILLY ROBERTS & KITT WALTERS
3-Dancing Duo BIDDY BREWIN and DORIS DELORES
4--Comedy Duo `Tipperary" B. Roberts
5--BIDDY BREWIN in Comedy
6--Vocal Duet "Indian Love Call"" ("Rose Marie") Friml HILDA FRANKS & KITT WALTERS
7--Comedy Interlude "Shopping" Rose & Ness
S--Baritone Song "Desert Songs" Romberg DEREK -MORELAND
9--Acrobatic Trio KITT WALTERS and LADIES
10--Song "II Bacio" Arditi HILDA FRANKS
11--Toe Dance Speciality MILLICENT HORNE
12--On the Banjo "Mystery Girl" Rey SID MANSELL
13--Scena "Blue Horizon" ("Monte Carlo'')
14--Comedy Song "Hard Lines" J. Bastow
15--Piano Solo "The Jazz Master" B. Mayerl GLADYS MONTAUUE
16--Dancing Duo MILLICENT HORNE & KITT WALTERS
17--Violin Solo "Medlies" M.S. HILDA FRANKS
18--BIDDY BREWIN in Male Impersonations
19--Musical Interlude THE HILO TRIO
20--Comedy Duet "When I First met You" Rose BIDDY BREWIN and KITT WALTERS
21--Burlesque "Sailor Rehearsing" THE COMPANY
GOD SAVE THE KING

Friday and Saturday, 7th & 8th October, 1932 PROGRAMME 8 p.m.
THE MERRY SCAMPS
1 --The Scamps introduce themselves M. S.
2---"A Slight Mistake" L,. Roberts BILLY ROBERTS & KITT WALTERS
3-- Dancing Trio BIDDY BREWIN, DORIS DELORES & MIILLITCENT HORNE
4--Comedy Duo "Sweet Heart" M. S. DEREK MORELAND & BILLY ROBERTS
5--BIDDY BREWIN in Comedy "Call me Charlie" Weston
6 --Vocal Duet "My Heart's Delight" Lehar HILDA FRANKS & KITT WALTERS
7--Dancing Speciality DORIS DELORES
8--Comedy Interlude "I Should Shay" B. Roberts
9--Song "Mother Machree" Olcott & Boll DEREK MORELAND
10--Acrobatic Trio KITT WALTERS and LADIES
11 --Song "Bird of Love Divine" Wood HILDA FRANKS
12--Toe Dance MILLICENT HORNE
13--On the Banjo "Blue of the Night" Bing SYD MANSELL
14--Comedy Number "Kisses" Lee BILLY ROBERTS
15--Scena "Kentucky Babe"
16--Scena "Tell me Pretty Maiden" ("Florodora") Stuart
17--Comedy Duo B. Roberts KITT WALTERS & BILLY ROBERTS
18 --Whirlwind Apache MILLICENT HORNE and KITT WALTERS
19 -- Violin Solo "Hungarian Dance No. 5" Brahms HILDA FRANKS
20--"Following Behind" B. Roberts BIDDY BREWIN
21--Musical Interlude THE HILO TRIO
22--"The Marriage Bureau" BILLY ROBERTS & BIDDY BREWIN
23-- KlTT WALTERS in Impersonations
24-- Piano Solo "Valse Chromatic" Godard GLADYS MONTAGUE
25--Finale THE COMPANY in a Comedy Sketch
GOD SAVE THE KING

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Programmes from1932 and 1934 from the Portsmouth Players

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Sunday 8th June 1933 programme Percival Mackey and his Band

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1st September 1934 ----- 25th April 1936

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13th December 1935

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2nd February 1935

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6th January 1939

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1939

The 1940's

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30th May 1940

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25th April 1942

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Wally Fry's Collegians, 18th November 1942

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Sunday 6th June 1943 programme

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Sunday 3rd September 1945 programme

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29-12-1949

The 1950's

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31-7-1952

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The 1960's

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Arthur Askey, May 1964

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The 1970's

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The 1980's, The Third Pier

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The four Gaiety girls, Lewis and Payne, Palfi the clown, Shelly Lozano, Joe Parker, Ann Luckett, Pier Manager Howard Fuller

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The South Parade Pier, 1981, 1982 and 1983.

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The 1990's

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Barking Spider

otherwise known as John Roberts with the first ever Barking Spider gig at the South Parade Pier 2000 showing the mandolin maestro Pete Clark

The 21st Century

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On Meridian Television, a brief film about Local organists on the Pier, Kenny Law is mentioned.

- organists and rag and bone men -

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