Theatre Heritage Australia - Elisabeth Kumm
Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:46

TYE, Annie (fl. 1900s-1920s)

Australian actress, vocalist & dancer. 'Character comedienne', on vaudeville stage in Australia from 1905.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 213.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:44

TURNPENNY, Henry

English vocalist (tenor).

Visited Australia in 1911 as principal with the Sheffield Choir.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 253.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:41

TURNER, Eardley (1864-1929)

English actor & playwright. Né Eardley William Tisdale. Born 1864, London, England. Son of William Turner and Catherine --. Married Ellen Agnes (Nellie) Slattery, 7 April 1904, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (d.1920). Died 24 January 1929, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

On stage in England and Australia. Brought to Australia by JC Williamson in 1903 with HB Tree's production of The Eternal City.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 220.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:40

TREE, Herbert Beerbohm (1853-1917)

English actor, manager & producer. Born 17 December 1852, London, England. Married Maud Tree (actress), 1882. Died 2 July 1917, London, England. Father of Viola Tree (actress).

Leading actor-manager in London.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 235.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:37

TOOLE, J.L. (1830-1906)

English actor & manager. Né John Lawrence Toole. Born 12 March 1830, London, England. Son of James Toole. Married Susan Hale Caslake, 1854. Died 30 July 1906, Brighton, Sussex, England, aged 76.

On stage in England and Australia from 1850s. Popular comedian who managed his own theatre in London. Visited Australia and New Zealand in 1890.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 257.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:35

TITHERADGE, G.S. (1848-1916)

English actor. Né George Sutton Titheradge. Born 9 December 1848, Portsea, England. Son of George Robert Titheradge and Sarah Isabella Emblin. Married (1) Bella Murdoch (actress), 1871, Sutherland, England (div. 1884), (2) Alma Santon (actress). Died 22 January 1916, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Father of Lily Titheradge (actress), Sylvia Titheradge (actress), Frances Titheradge, Eva Titheradge, Madge Titheradge (actress), Nina Titheradge and Dion Titheradge (actor) & 3 children from his first marriage.

On stage from 1870s, performing in England, India and Australia.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 93, 257.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:34

TILBURY, Zeffie (1863-1950)

English actress. Née Zeffie Agnes Lydia Tilbury. Born 20 November 1863, London, England. Daughter of Lydia Thompson (actress) and John Tilbury (ring master). Married (1) Arthur Lewis, (2) LE Woodthorpe. Died 24 July 1950, Los Angeles, California, USA.

On stage in England and USA. Also films.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 8.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:32

THORNTON, Edna (1875-1964)

English operatic vocalist (contralto).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 263.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:30

THOMPSON, Lydia (1838-1908)

English actress, dancer & vocalist. Née Eliza Hodges Thompson. Born 19 February 1838, London, England. Daughter of Philip Thompson (publican) and Eliza Cooper. Married (1) John Tilbury (ring master), 1863, (2) Alexander Henderson (manager), 1868. Died 17 November 1908, London, England, aged 70. Mother of Zeffie Tilbury (actress).

Popular and energetic performer in burlesque, pantomime and comic opera. Performed in theatres throughout the United Kingdom and Europe and was one of the first artistes to take a complete company to USA to great acclaim.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 225.

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