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Robey Collection

Background imageRobey Collection: Advertisement for various types of steam engine

Advertisement for various types of steam engine
Advertisement for Robey & Co of Lincoln (Globe Works), London, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Paris, manufacturers of various types of steam engine. circa 1883

Background imageRobey Collection: Leap Year Programme / Paul Chesney

Leap Year Programme / Paul Chesney
George Robey is the principal performer in the LEAP YEAR show at the London Hippodrome

Background imageRobey Collection: The Bing Boys are Here, 1916

The Bing Boys are Here, 1916
Scenes from the popular revue, The Bing Boys are Here starring Alfred Lester, George Robey, Lillian Davies and Blanche Stocker. The show was one of the most popular of the Great War period. Date: 1916

Background imageRobey Collection: My Hats A Brown un, by E W Rogers

My Hats A Brown un, by E W Rogers
Promotional music sheet for My Hats A Brown Un music hall song of 1891 by E. W. Rogers, sung by George Robey. The song suggests that the singers brown hat makes him famous

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey Tractor number: 33957, 'Village Queen'

Robey Tractor number: 33957, 'Village Queen', regn FE 5043, at Harwood on 28 August 1972. Date: 1972

Background imageRobey Collection: Sir George Edward Wade (1869 - 1954), Comedian, professionally known as George Robey

Sir George Edward Wade (1869 - 1954), Comedian, professionally known as George Robey photographed in his costume as a pantomime dame of Jack and the Beanstalk at the London Hippodrome. Date: 1921

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey Showman's Tractor number 41492

Robey Showman's Tractor number 41492, reg. FE 5736, at Pirton on 28 May 1971. Date: 1971

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey Tri-Tandem Road Roller number 45655 Herts Wanderer

Robey Tri-Tandem Road Roller number 45655 Herts Wanderer, reg. VL 2773, at Pirton on 28 May 1971. Date: 1971

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey Tandem Road Roller number 40672

Robey Tandem Road Roller number 40672, reg. FE 5391, at Carr Park, on 27 May 1973 Date: 1973

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey General Purpose Engine number 29330

Robey General Purpose Engine number 29330, reg. CT 4101, at Newark on 12 June 1971. Date: 1971

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey Tractor number 37657, The Guvnor

Robey Tractor number 37657, The Guvnor, reg. AP 9341, at Wycombe on 26 May 1974. Date: 1974

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey and Alfred Lester in The Bing Boys are here

George Robey and Alfred Lester in The Bing Boys are here, WWI revue at Alhambra Theatre, London Date: 1916

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey Tandem Roller FE 6255 / number 41593

Robey Tandem Roller FE 6255 / number 41593. Seen at Market Bosworth. Date: 1976

Background imageRobey Collection: Sydney Fairbrother and George Robey

Sydney Fairbrother and George Robey
Character actors Sydney Fairbrother (1873-1941) and George Robey, also known as George Wade (1869-1954) playing Mrs and Mr Bindle

Background imageRobey Collection: A royal programme signed by performers and management at the London Hippodromes Warriors

A royal programme signed by performers and management at the London Hippodromes Warriors Day charity performance attended by the Prince of Wales

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey and Clarice Mayne as Dame Trot and Jack in the 1921-2 pantomime

George Robey and Clarice Mayne as Dame Trot and Jack in the 1921-2 pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk at the London Hippodrome. Inset picture shows child actor, Kiddy Kennedy. Date: 1921

Background imageRobey Collection: People of Panto-land, Jack & the Beanstalk at Hippodrome

People of Panto-land, Jack & the Beanstalk at Hippodrome
Page from The Sketch featuring photographs of the pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk at the London Hippodrome, 1921-2, featuring George Robey as Dame Trot

Background imageRobey Collection: Feldmans 24th Song Annual - George Robey

Feldmans 24th Song Annual - George Robey
Feldmans 24th Song Annual with Tonic Sol-fa setting. George Robey featured with his hit Shurr-up. circa 1910

Background imageRobey Collection: The Stone Age scene in Zig-Zag! London Hippodrome

The Stone Age scene in Zig-Zag! London Hippodrome
The Stone Age scene in the 1917 Hippodrome revue, Zig-Zag! featuring Daphne Pollard as Mrs Stone Hatchett who flirts with her lover, played by George Clarke

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey, quick-change scene in Zig-Zag, Hippodrome

George Robey, quick-change scene in Zig-Zag, Hippodrome
George Robey in " Zig-Zag!" the 1917 revue at the London Hippodrome, in a scene where he performed a burlesque of the methods of Fregoli, the quick-change artist, with comic results

Background imageRobey Collection: ISDN cover - George Robey in Round in 50

ISDN cover - George Robey in Round in 50
Front cover of The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News featuring photographs of George Robey in various costumes as Harold in Round in 50 at the London Hippodrome. Date: 1922

Background imageRobey Collection: Music cover, A Thing He Had Never Done Before

Music cover, A Thing He Had Never Done Before, written and composed by C W Murphy, sung by George Robey. 1911

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey Tandem Roller number 43755

Robey Tandem Roller number 43755, regn. VL1412, working on the Maidenhead Bypass near Henley. Date: 1960

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey Showmans Tractor 41492

Robey Showmans Tractor 41492
Maker: Robey & Co of Lincoln Type: Showmans Tractor Number: 41492 Built: 1924 Registration: FE 5736 Cylinders: Compound Nhp: 4 Date: 1970s

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey General Purpose Engine 42675

Robey General Purpose Engine 42675
Maker: Robey & Co of Lincoln Type: General Purpose Engine Number: 42675 Built: 1927 Registration: JU 8198 Cylinders: Single Nhp: 6 Date: 1970s-1980s

Background imageRobey Collection: Robey General Purpose Engine CT 4101

Robey General Purpose Engine CT 4101
Robey General Purpose Engine, regn. CT 4101, number 29330. Built in 1910 by Robey & Co of Lincoln, powered by a 6 Nhp compound steam engine. Date: 1960s-1970s

Background imageRobey Collection: Joy Bells! revue, Hippodrome Theatre, London

Joy Bells! revue, Hippodrome Theatre, London
Joy Bells! Albert de Courvilles 9th Hippodrome revue, with Shirley Kellogg and George Robey, at the Hippodrome Theatre, Cranbourn Street, London. circa 1919

Background imageRobey Collection: First Royal Variety Show cast, 1912

First Royal Variety Show cast, 1912
Some of the cast of the first Royal Variety Show performance at the Palace Theatre, 1912. 6. Mr. Charles Aldrich(quick change impersonations and juggling) 7

Background imageRobey Collection: Zig-Zag by Albert de Courville

Zig-Zag by Albert de Courville
Promotional postcard for Zig-Zag by Albert de Courville, Wal Pink and George Arnould; music David Stamper. First produced at the London Hippodrome, 31st January 1917

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey (1869-1954)

George Robey (1869-1954)
Promotional postcard for George Robey (1869-1954). Sir George Edward Wade, CBE. known professionally as George Robey, was an English comedian, singer and actor in musical theatre

Background imageRobey Collection: Makes you F(i)ume, doesn t it? by Bruce Bairnsfather

Makes you F(i)ume, doesn t it? by Bruce Bairnsfather
If only OUR National Poet would take Heligoland and refuse to leave it until its ours! Caricature of George Robey (1869-1954), music hall entertainer and comedian, pictured refusing Heligoland

Background imageRobey Collection: Tatler cover - George Robey

Tatler cover - George Robey
Front cover of The Tatler magazine featuring a portrait of (Sir) George Robey (1869-1954), British comedian known as the Prime Minister of Mirth

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey & Horatio Bottomley recruiting in London

George Robey & Horatio Bottomley recruiting in London
Popular music hall star, George Robey, known as the Prime Minister of Mirth, pictured speaking at a recruitment rally in Trafalgar Square, London in 1915 alongside Horatio Bottomley

Background imageRobey Collection: Our Day in London, October 1918

Our Day in London, October 1918
Four photographs reporting on activities across London during Our Day, an event organised to raise funds for the Red Cross

Background imageRobey Collection: Sketch cover, George Robey in Bing Boys on Broadway, WW1

Sketch cover, George Robey in Bing Boys on Broadway, WW1
Front cover of The Sketch featuring George Robey as U-Ka-Lip-Tus, Chief of the Wah Wahs in a scene from The Bing Boys on Broadway, playing at the Alhambra

Background imageRobey Collection: Tatler cover - The Bing Boys are Here

Tatler cover - The Bing Boys are Here
Front cover of The Tatler showing a scene from the popular revue, The Bing Boys are Here starring Alfred Lester, George Robey, Lillian Davies and Blanche Stocker

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey by H. M. Bateman

George Robey by H. M. Bateman
Sir George Robey (1869 1954), English music hall comedian and singer, pictured byy cartoonist H. M. Bateman with money falling through the sky into his trademark bowler hat

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey

George Robey
Sir George Robey (1869 1954), English music hall comedian and singer. Here dressed as Dame Trot, in the Panto-Land: Hipprodrome Leads. Date: 1922

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey / Signed

George Robey / Signed
GEORGE ROBEY Music hall entertainer Date: 1869 - 1954

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey / Cock 1906

George Robey / Cock 1906
GEORGE ROBEY Music hall entertainer Date: 1906

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey / Rotary

George Robey / Rotary
GEORGE ROBEY Music hall entertainer Date: 1869 - 1954

Background imageRobey Collection: Tut, Tut! By Bert Thomas

Tut, Tut! By Bert Thomas
The Driver: My pals call the old bus George Robey ! His Friend: Why? The Driver: Thats easy. Because its in Bits and Pieces

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey / Nerman

George Robey / Nerman
GEORGE ROBEY Music hall entertainer with Betty Chester in Leap Year

Background imageRobey Collection: George Robey / Pyke

George Robey / Pyke
GEORGE ROBEY Music hall entertainer



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