11 February 2013

Episode 59: Music Hall and Variety


Tipsy toffs, lunatic pianists and a donkey xylophone...

Music Hall was born in South London and the tradition developed into the later Variety shows.

This week we talked about the people and places in South London that hosted and performed in these shows, creating a legacy that lives on to this day in a number of forms. 

We also visited a contemporary variety show

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