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DRU liY-LANE,

DRU liY-LANE,

We might, after the fashion of nur contemporaries, institute a learned analysis into the causes of ihe success of the new lessee of this theatre. But, in our opinion, the alter lies on the surface; and the character of the success of itself airounls for its achievement. No espec
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
UAYMARKET.

UAYMARKET.

Mr. Buckstone’s pantomime, founded on the laureate Southey’* nursery taleof The Three Bears,” is an elegant literary contribution to the English boards, as well as a spectacle of considerable beauty to the Christmas lndeed, tne piece combines the qualilie* of a burlesque or extr
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
PRINCESS’.

PRINCESS’.

The pantomime at this theatre takes its character from its subject“ The Miller and his Men.” It is pre-eminently the melodramatic pantomime, and the old melodramatic plot is worked out with careful stage-effect, and illustrated with magniticent scenery. The Azure Lake, with its
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
LYCEUM.

LYCEUM.

So far as the magnificence of the appointments and pictorial effects extend, the burlesque of this Christmas is quite equal, if it does not exceed, that of previous yea s. Once upon a time there were two Kings,” is a suggestive commencement. Periioigultts the Proud, King of Huma
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

then intervenes, and proclaims Corin to be the lost son of Periurigulus; and bein/ claimed by the Placuls as their daughter, Brutus tumbles through the trap, and the lovers are left to make themselves happy in the usual way. The scenery is painted by Mr. Beverley, who has presen
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
ADELPHI.

ADELPHI.

The piece by Mr. Mark Lemon, at this theatre, is called Number Nip, and tho Spirit-Bride,” and proves to be a pioduction of much grace and unquestionable brilliancy. Two iriends. Count Rudolf von Wolfenstein (Miss Woolgar). and Baron Herman (Miss Cuthbert) arrived at Wolfenstein
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
OLYMPIC.

OLYMPIC.

The drama of Plot and Passion,” continuing to be attractive, pre" ceded the new pintornime on Monday. Harlequin Columbus ; or, the Old World and the New,” as we have previously stated, forms its subject; but it is treated in peculiar manner The scene, for instance, opens with Le
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
STRAND.

STRAND.

Harlequin and King Nutcracker; or, the World of Toys,” proved a prosperous speculation on Monday. Founded on Hoffman’s story, we renew our acquaintance with Dame Reinhold and her sick child, who sees in a vision as the consequence of a nurse potion, the Spirit Malaria, who lectu
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
SURREY.

SURREY.

Mr. Alfred CrowquiU’.i pantomime at this theatre fully justified public expectation. It la entitled "King Muffin; or, Harlequin Heart Cake The piece commences with allusions to the Chinese resolution ; after which are presented with the rival loves of Kim) Muffin and Prince Crum
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
SADLER’S WELLS.

SADLER’S WELLS.

Harlequin Tom Thumb is the novelty among pantomimes this year; and, not content with the glories of the small hero, it ekes out its attractions with Gog and Magog, and Mother Goose’s Golden Goslings The plots intertwine and form a web like that of lire, of many colours. Gog and
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England