Christmas may not have been that much fun at home, but the 1896
season in London seems to have been enjoyed by Wynne - here are
some of the plays she managed to see...
The famous Gilbert and Sullivan Mikado
- still going strong - and Wynne also enjoyed "The Shopgirl",
then in its second year, and starring Ellaline Terriss.
Wynne has written "angel" next to
her name, and ass and ape next to most of the others!
starred the famous Dan Leno - every Victorian and Edwardian
child's favourite in the pantomime...
|and finally, everyone knows this one...
|Wynne wrote of this: " I can say here
that it is the most excitable and interesting piece I have ever seen
put on the stage, at one time it is so realistic that everybody jumps
up with excitement! Oh, gracious, I should love to see it again. As
for George Alexander (playing Rudolph the Fifth) he is too beautiful