Search records

Variety bill advertising attractions at 'The Palace and Coliseum, Manxland's premier amusement resort', summer season 1936

Date(s): 1936

Creator(s): Brown & Sons Ltd

Scope & Content: Printed for the Palace & Derby Castle Company Ltd this bill promotes dancing in the grand ballroom ('finest in the world') to Doug Swallow's famous band and with demonstrations of new dances by named individuals.

Followed by attractions in the Coliseum nightly (beginnng with 'Norman Langford presents Moonlight Revels of 1936', described as 'Fifteen People in a happy, snappy, song and dance show full of colour, life and movement').

Prices and times and telephone number (34) are given. Red text on cream paper.


Administration / Biographical History: This entertainment venue off Queens Promenade, Douglas featured the Coliseum variety theatre, cafe and gardens. The ballroom, known as the White Palace, was later re-named the Palace Lido. It was demolished in 1994 to provide a car park for the Casino next door.

Language: eng

Extent: 63 x 25 cm

Item name: playbill

Collection: Print & Poster Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: P.5009

Retrieval number: S 611

Record class: Business


Optional, not displayed

Manx National Heritage (MNH) will always put you in control of the information we send you. Read our privacy policy