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Title: 'Bimbo!'
ID: 2003107_73708743
Theatre Circus Bills
Year: 1883
Description: Monday, 12th March, 1883.
Featured tonight and throughout the week Mr. R. Fossett '...has much pleasure in announcing that he has been fortunate in forming an Engagement with the celebrated T. Bimbo! - The greatest living Clown & Grotesque Artiste.
Other Artistes that are also featured on this Playbill include: Millie Rienzie!, '...the great globe runner, juggler and ascentionist'; Mdlle. Rollienne, '...the lady equestrienne'; Mr. H. Fossett, who will appear in his great scene act, '...the Life of a Gambler'; Mons. Levon & Garl, '...the greatest somersault thrower and most celebrated gymnast in the world'; Funny Harry, who will appear each night with his '...wonderful performing donkey, Simon' and finally, it will be the last week of the Vol Becque Family.
Performances will commence every evening at 7.30pm. There will also be a 'grand illuminated moring performance' on Tuesday and Saturday commencing at 2.30pm.
Artistes include: T. Bimbo, Millie Rienzie, Mdle. Rollienne, Mr. H. Fossett, Mons. Levon & Garl, Funny Harry, Vol Becque Family

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