Minor Player / Variety Act for the week ending
Saturday, 21 March 2009

The Six Brothers Luck (fl. late 19th/early 20th Century),
British music hall entertainers, burlesque and sketch artists

The Six Brothers Luck

'THE SIX BROTHERS LUCK Burlesque and Sketch Artistes,
In their enormously successful, Up-to-date Farcical Stketch,
''THE DEMON OF THE CELLAR and many other eccentric Variety Acts.
QUAINTNESS, HUMOUR, ORIGINALITY.
ECCENTRICITY, NOVELTY, REFINEMENT.
Sole Agents - GEORGE WARE & SON.'

(photo: unknown; advertisement from Charles Douglas Stuart and A.J. Park,
The Variety Stage, T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1895)

'Negotiations were completed yesterday for the appearance on the Klaw & Erlanger circuit of the six brothers Luck, English comedians. There are twenty-five persons in the company, and the six brothers Luck are the principal comedians; Ernest Luck, the star comedian of the organizations, is manager for Miss Hetty King [Mrs Ernie Lotinga, whose husband was a member of the Six Brothers Luck], who is now appearing at the New York Theatre.'
(The New York Times, New York, Tuesday, 8 October 1907, p. 5d)

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