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FOOTLIGHT NOTES
no. 322

updated
Saturday, 15 November 2003

Ruth Vincent as Babette
in The Belle of Brittany,
Queen's Theatre, London, 24 October 1908

Ruth Vincent

Ruth Vincent as Babette in The Belle of Brittany
featured without credit on the 3 April 1909 cover of Horner's Penny Stories,
a weekly periodical published for the proprietors at 2 Carmelite House, London.

(photo: Foulsham & Banfield, London, 1908)

The Belle of Brittany, a comic opera by Leedham Bantock, Percy J. Barrow and Percy Greenbank, with music by Howard Talbot and Marie Horne, was produced at the Queen's Theatre, London, on 24 October 1908. It ran for a total of 147 performances and closed on 20 March 1909. The cast included George Graves, Lawrence Rea, Davy Burnaby, E.W. Royce senior, Walter Passmore, Maudi Darrell, Lily Iris (succeeded by Millie Legarde), Maud Boyd, Gladys Saqui and Ruth Vincent.

Ruth Vincent & Lawrence Rea

Ruth Vincent as Babette and Lawrence Rea as Raymond de St. Gautier
In The Belle of Brittany, Queen's Theatre, London, 24 October 1908.

(photo: Foulsham & Banfield, London, 1908)

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