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Saturday, 7 March 2009
Robert Ganthony (1849-1931),
English actor, entertainer, ventriloquist, author and dramatist,
'Drawing Room Entertainment,' London, 1888
'Mr. Robert Ganthony begs to offer his high-class
Drawing Room Entertainment . . .'
(from Pick-Me-Up, London, Saturday, 29 December 1888, p. 175c)
One of Robert Ganthony's most successful plays, A Message from Mars, was first produced by Charles Hawtrey at the Avenue Theatre, London, on 22 November 1899.
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© John Culme, 2009