Book Description

A magnificent archive of stage performers 'Bobby and Evelyn' who performed as clowns. (11 x 8.3 inches). There are over 150 items, stuck neatly into a large folder, the spine of which is now breaking. Comprising: 24 real mono photographs (12 from the Clown act and 12 from a Luton Grammar School gymnastic display which was choreographed by Squire), One large poster, circa 40 letters and telegrams, circa 60 programmes and show bills, circa 25 newspaper cuttings. The earliest items here are a photo dated 1926 and a flyer from 1928, and the latest seems to be 1972 on a large poster from Girvan. Working for the most part as Clown Bobby and Evelyn, His real name was Robert Squire, hers was Evelyn Wrensted. The couple performed across the country at fetes, fairs, concert parties and on the music hall and end of pier circuit for almost fifty years. This is the unique personal record of their career, from booking confirmations and programmes to photographs, letters of thanks and newspaper coverage.
Author CLOWN BOBBY AND EVELYN. ( Robert Squire and Evelyn Wrensted ).
Date 1926 - 1972
Publisher NP.

Price: £425.00

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